3:30-4:30 PM Eastern, Wednesday, February 10th 2016
Planning for a Continuum of Practice
Dr. Sharon Lohrmann, Director, New Jersey Positive Behavior Support in Schools, The Boggs Center, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
About this presentation
This session will provide participants with considerations for planning a seamless continuum of practice to ensure all students receive the supports and interventions necessary to be successful in general education settings. Session content will be organized into four phases of intervention options: Core Class Management Practices; Teacher Try First Strategies; Augmenting Classroom Interventions with Additional Supports, Comprehensive Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Planning. Tools and resources to support the application of the content will be provided. This session will be particularly helpful for administrators and other personnel who are looking to strengthen the use of proactive and early intervention strategies in classroom settings.
About the presenter
Sharon Lohrmann, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities. She directs the New Jersey Positive Behavior Support in Schools initiative, a partnership with the New Jersey Department of Education, Office of Special Education. Dr. Lohrmann works with families and professionals through training and technical assistance activities to promote the adoption of positive behavior support. She promotes statewide dissemination of resources through the NJPBIS website, trainings, and conference presentations.
Dr. Lohrmann is actively engaged in research on the application of positive behavior support in schools and has authored a number of publications in peer-reviewed journals. She is the past Editor of Connections and serves on the Editorial Boards for the Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions and Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities. Dr. Lohrmann is the recipient of the Dr. Irwin A. Hyman Service to Children Award, she is a two time elected Board of Director for TASH, and member of the Northeast PBIS Regional Network Advisory group.
More about this series
This is part 3 of the 4-part webinar series, Creating School Cultures Where all Students Thrive — A Series on PBIS and Trauma Informed Practices. For more information on the complete series, visit the series main page.