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Functional Behavioral Assessment: A Three-Tiered Prevention Model

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez


Functional behavioral assessment (FBA) is an important element in developing effective behavior interventions in schools. By understanding how the environment predicts and maintains problem behavior, school social workers can change those environmental conditions and facilitate positive behavior. Although FBA has traditionally been applied within the context of special education, it is relevant to supporting behavior of all students in a school. In this book, the authors explore how FBA can be applied in a three-tiered model of prevention and provide tools and case examples to facilitate appli ... More

Keywords: functional behavioral assessment, positive behavior support, prevention, problem behavior, behavior assessment, behavior intervention plans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199764938
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kevin J. Filter, author
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Michelle E. Alvarez, author
Minnesota State University, Mankato