Dealing with Behavior Problems: The Use of Positive Behavior Support Strategies in Summer Programs

March 1st, 2012 | RESEARCH

Positive behavior support, with its emphasis on teaching desired actions rather than punishing undesirable actions, can be a powerful tool for managing young people’s behavior. This article examines its' application in afterschool settings.

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Team Members

Brian McKevitt, Author, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Jessica Dempsey, Author, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Jackie Ternus, Author, Austin Public Schools
Mark Shriver, Author, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Citation

Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 15
Page(s): 16

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Pre-K Children (0-5) | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Social science and psychology
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs | Summer and Extended Camps