Families & Community: General Resources

Looking for more resources that target family and community involvement with PBIS? Please check out the links below for more information:

PBIS National Technical Assistance Center
pbis.org/familythis information will open in a new window.
pbis.org/family/faqsthis information will open in a new window.

Positive Behavior Supportsthis information will open in a new window. on The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities http://mn.gov/mnddc/positive_behavior_supportsthis information will open in a new window.

Examples of Family Partnerships in School-wide Positive Behavior Support from New Hampshire
http://www.nhcebis.seresc.net/family_engagement_article2008this information will open in a new window.

Family Involvement in Functional Assessment
http://fifa.fmhi.usf.edu/manual.htmthis information will open in a new window.

Families and School-wide PBS
http://pbis.org/family/default.aspxthis information will open in a new window.

Beach Center Family Support
http://earlychildhoodcop.blogspot.comthis information will open in a new window.

Parents' Guide to Functional Assessment
http://uoregon.edu/~ttobin/Tobin-par-3.pdfthis information will open in a new window.

  • Tobin, T. J. (2005). Parents' guide to functional assessment (Third edition). University of Oregon, College of Education, Educational and Community Supports, Eugene. Retrieved May 7, 2009,

Positive Behavior Support Research with Families
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284089/pdf/9433797.pdfthis information will open in a new window.

  • Vaughn, B.J. Clarke, S., & Dunlap, G. (1997). Assessment-based intervention for severe behavior problems in a natural family context. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 30, 713-716. 

Parent Training Modules
http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/training_parent.htmlthis information will open in a new window.

Tips for Parents: How to Get Behavior Supports into the IEP.
http://pbis.org/pbis_resource_detail_page.aspx?Type=3&PBIS_ResourceID=268 this information will open in a new window.

Training Materials Families Can Use
http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/family.htmlthis information will open in a new window.

Pacer Center Introduction to School-wide Positive Behavior Support
http://www.pacer.org/pbis/infoforparents.aspthis information will open in a new window.

Pacer Center Resources
http://www.pacer.org/pbis/trainingmods/this information will open in a new window.

Colin Farrell Speaks at the Positive Attitudes and Actions for Inclusion Conference in Dublin, Ireland October, 2010 (Video)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLtVjXNL3ZEthis information will open in a new window.
Parent advocates Tommy and Audrey Boyle, founders of myspecialneeds.iethis information will open in a new window., organized the conference, entitled "Positive Attitudes and Actions for Inclusion." "We want to get the message across to as many people that inclusion is the only way forward," said Tommy. The Boyles said that their son, Michael, is one of the few children with significant disabilities in Ireland attending a mainstream school.

Family briefs
http://cecp.air.org/familybriefs/default.aspthis information will open in a new window.