Highly effective school environments prioritize the academic achievement and social skills of all students. The Office of Special Education has identified research-based strategies and practices that support positive behavioral outcomes for all students. Implementation of effective strategies and best practices within a variety of host settings, improves school climate and student outcomes. This site provides multiple links to rules, guidelines, assessment tools, and research-based strategies to promote social competence and support positive behavioral interventions.
Positive Discipline or Positive Behavioral Supports
This webinar will present an overview of using positive discipline in the school setting. This learning opportunity will focus on how to reclaim "discipline" as preventative, positive, and instructional. This will include methods for teams to address positive discipline within a systems framework.
- Behavior Intervention Plan, English (Word)
- Behavior Intervention Plan, Spanish (Word)
- CDE Behavior Tools Wiki
- Colorado School Safety Resource Center
- 1-844-493-TALK (8255)
Website Link: http://coloradocrisisservices.org
CRISIS LINE: 1-844-493-TALK (8255) is a 24/7/365 support line for anyone affected by a mental health, substance use or emotional crisis. All calls are connected to a mental health professional, who will provide immediate support and connections to further resources. WALK-IN CRISIS SERVICES/ STABILIZATION UNITS: Our walk-in crisis services are open 24/7, and offer confidential, in-person crisis support, information and referrals to anyone in need. If you need in-person assistance, or are helping others with a crisis, you can always visit a walk-in crisis services location near you. Some locations provide crisis beds for 1-5 days, for either voluntary or involuntary treatment. View the map to find the locations nearest you.
- CDE Behavior Tools Wiki
- Technical Assistance: Functional Behavioral Assistance (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)
- Guidelines for Determining Eligibility for Special Education for Students with Serious Emotional Disability, August 2013
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Technical Assistance: Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice
- Technical Assistance: Social Skills
School Mental Health and Behavior Listserv
The School Mental Health and Behavior Listserv is a great way to receive information through periodic emails on statewide training(s), job opportunities, and mental health and/or behavior related events. If you would like to sign up for the listserv, please send your request to Londi Howard, School Psychology Intern: Email Londi Howard
For more information, please contact:
Email Julia Wigert