Prevention and Intervention

Educators invited to PBIS retreat in August

With the long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to impact students, families and teachers in Maine, the University of Maine System (UMS) and the Maine Department of Education (DOE) are teaming up to offer a training Aug. 8 for educators on the use of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in schools.

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Local news outlets report on behavioral support initiative led by UMaine

WVII (channel 7) reported on the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) professional development training offered by faculty and graduate students in the College of Education and Human Development. PBIS is a nationally recognized framework that provides a continuum of supports to students to promote positive academic and socio-behavioral outcomes. “It adds to that collective, […]

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New guide highlights behavioral support networks in Maine

The 15-page “Resource Guide for Maine Families, Schools, and Communities: Integrated Multi-Tiered Systems of Support” provides family-friendly descriptions of services, information on how to access them, and outlines how to navigate the various supports in Maine.

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