Many schools are adopting Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports, a multitiered prevention framework to promote proactive behavioral practices and encourage appropriate behavior. There is an extensive research base and demonstrations to guide schools in effective implementation of universal behavior support; however, schools frequently struggle as they attempt to expand their capacity to implement support at the Tier 2 level. In this article, the authors define the core systems that support the implementation of Tier 2 interventions, including coaching, structural organization, and evaluation.
- Tier 2 interventions
- behavior intervention
- schoolwide positive behavior support
- secondary systems of support