School-Wide PBIS: Extending the Impact of Applied Behavior Analysis. Why is this Important to Behavior Analysts?
Putnam, R.F.; Kincaid, D.
Behavior Analysis in Practice 8(1): 88-91
ISSN/ISBN: 1998-1929 PMID: 27703889 DOI: 10.1007/s40617-015-0055-2
Horner and Sugai (2015) recently wrote a manuscript providing an overview of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) and why it is an example of applied behavior analysis at the scale of social importance. This paper will describe why school-wide PBIS is important to behavior analysts, how it helps promote applied behavior analysis in schools and other organizations, and how behavior analysts can use this framework to assist them in the promotion and implementation of applied behavior analysis at both at the school and organizational level, as well as, the classroom and individual level.