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May 23, 2018

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8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

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Using the RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION Model for Disruptive and Difficult Student Behaviors

(Grades K-12)

Presented by Kathryn Phillips
Outstanding Educator, Author and International Trainer

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Specifically Designed for Educators Working with Students in Grades K-12: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, School Psychologists, Counselors, Program Specialists, and Administrators

  • How to implement a RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION plan to prevent students from falling behind due to negative and destructive behaviors and to determine eligibility for special education services when necessary
  • Strengthen your behavior plan with an easy-to-use data collection system to document student behavior and show progress efficiently, accurately and fairly
  • Discover dozens of practical, research-based strategies and resources for helping students with behavior challenges from minor and repeated infractions to more severe behaviors
  • Strategies for working with Tiers 2 and 3 students with repeat and more serious behaviors

Practical Ideas and Strategies

The RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION (RTI) model brings significant changes in how you identify and qualify students with difficult and disruptive behaviors for special education. If you are moving to a RTI model, data-driven documentation is a must when considering students for extra assistance through special education. Thisunique seminar will provide you with an understanding of the issues involved with RTI, along with the strategies to actually develop and implement a model that fits your specific needs.

Kathryn Phillips, experienced in using the RTI model for behavior intervention, will share with you ready-to-use and time-tested strategies for each of the three tiers in a RTI model. You will leave with dozens of research-based strategies for working with difficult and disruptive students, data collection and documentation systems to use in determining next steps, and ideas for developing individual behavior plans for the most defiant students.

Whether you are a veteran or at the beginning of your career, you won’t want to miss this fast-paced day that will answer your questions and provide valuable, ready-to-use strategies.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Develop the Key Components of a Behavioral RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION Program
    How does RTI change what you are currently doing with students who are at risk due to behavior challenges? What are the crucial components for implementing an effective behavioral RTI program?
  2. Significantly Reduce Difficult Behavior Issues with a Tier 1 Plan
    How to gather data to develop a student behavior RTI program … Implement a proactive, positive approach that significantly reduces behavior problems and provides a model for solving subsequent behavior issues
  3. Working with Disruptive Behaviors that Go Beyond the Tier 1 Level
    How to systematically address more difficult and persistent disruptive student behaviors at Tier 2 … Effective data gathering ideas to evaluate the effectiveness of behavioral interventions … What to do with repeated behaviors
  4. Practical and Realistic Strategies for Tier 3 Students: Individual Behavioral Plans
    Build a plan that will intensify interventions and provide consequences based on specific behaviors … Research-driven strategies to intervene with the most difficult students
  5. Using Response to Intervention for Special Education Eligibility
    Collect data so students progress seamlessly from those needing low-level interventions at Tier 1 to selected group interventions at Tier 2 and individual at Tier 3 … Know when it is time to refer to special education services
  6. Data-Driven Decision Making and Documenting of Disruptive and Difficult Behaviors
    Discover an easy-to-use data collection system that provides needed information for a successful RTI plan … A proven data-driven process that is realistic to implement and clearly identifies behavioral issues
  7. Use RTI to Reduce Truancy, Tardies and Behavioral Referrals at All Levels
    Incorporate a management system that provides an immediate plan of intervention for minor to more severe behaviors … Proactive approaches that support and acknowledge positive behavior
  8. Focus on Proactive Approaches to Behavior Challenges Using the RTI Model
    Learn powerful proactive strategies to significantly reduce behavior disruptions … How to de-escalate problematic behavior before it becomes disruptive or explosive
  9. Practical Strategies and Ready-to-Use Ideas
    Dozens of tips for environmental, social skills instruction and scheduling considerations to reduce the number of negative behaviors and promote an overall positive climate
  10. Receive an Extensive Resource Handbook
    Receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed for this seminar, filled with strategies, ideas and examples you can use immediately in your program

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • Practical strategies for dealing with difficult and disruptive behaviors using the RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION model
  • Identify key components necessary for implementing a successful behavioral RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION program
  • Use a five-step approach for preventing behaviors, teaching replacement and compensation behaviors, and reviewing progress
  • Realistic and doable data collection systems that provide the needed information for each of the three tiers
  • Ideas for 85% of student management issues from a schoolwide and classroom, Tier 1 perspective
  • How to work with Tier 2 students, including ideas for conflict resolution and small group intervention
  • Effectively work with a multi-disciplinary team to plan a RTI approach
  • Data collection ideas for use in developing research-driven behavior interventions for specific behaviors
  • Practical, easy-to-implement strategies for individual behavior intervention at Tier 3
  • What to do with repeat offenders in need of intervention beyond Tier 1
  • Ideas for reducing bullying, intimidation, gossip, rumor fights, and ostracizing that make the school climate unwelcoming for many students
  • Develop consistent plans that help you determine when a more intense intervention is necessary
  • How to use data to decide when a student moves from tier to tier
  • Easy-to-use observation and reporting forms that provide clear, accurate and fair documentation
  • Effective tools for assessing behaviors at schoolwide, whole class and individual levels
  • How to address the needs of students who have difficult behaviors
  • Highly effective techniques to develop plans for students who exhibit volatility, poor social skills and explosive behaviors
  • Gain insight and ideas for helping students become aware of their destructive behavior and begin to self-manage
  • Discover new resources for creating behavior intervention plans and de-escalating problematic behavior using the RTI model

A Message From Your Seminar Leader

Dear Colleague:

How many times have you had students who struggle behaviorally, yet do not qualify for services in special education? As educators, we have all worked with students who don’t respond or who need more than we could realistically provide in the classroom. Often, we end up frustrated and overwhelmed. This seminar will provide you with answers and strategies for developing and implementing an effective RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION behavior plan for your students.

We will spend the day creating a toolkit of strategies for solving behavior problems at the minor, moderate and significant intervention levels following the RTI format of using educational practices of research-driven decision making. From a foundation of best practices, utilizing practical, ready-to-use, research-tested strategies, you will leave with dozens of effective ways to develop and implement a positive behavior climate and support system. You will learn to easily and successfully implement a five-step process for solving behaviors using the RTI model. All this, in a multi-media, fast-paced seminar that will be a resource to you for years to come.

I know how valuable your time is and I promise you will leave with easy-to-implement strategies and ideas for meeting the needs of students with difficult and disruptive behavior challenges that impact your teaching and their learning. In addition, you will gain valuable tips and techniques for collecting data, using social skills training, conflict resolution, social-emotional problem-solving skills, and much more!

Sincerely,
Kathryn Phillips

P.S. Be prepared to take back numerous practical strategies and activities you can use immediately to implement a successful RTI model.

Who Should Attend

Educators working with students in grades K-12: Classroom Teachers, Special Education Staff, School Psychologists, Counselors, Program Specialists, and Administrators.

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Resource Handbook
Each participant will receive Kathryn ’s detailed RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION resource handbook designed specifically for this seminar, it includes:

  • How to develop your own RTI plan for all levels of behavior
  • Observation and reporting form ideas
  • Easy-to-use data collection systems
  • Research-driven strategies for the most difficult students
  • Key elements of an effective RTI model

Meet and Share
This seminar provides participants a wonderful opportunity to meet and share ideas with other educators developing RESPONSE TO INTERVENTION behavior plans.

Consultation Available
Kathryn Phillips will be available at the seminar for consultation regarding your questions and the unique needs of your own program.

Semester Credit Option
Brandman University Logo Up to four Graduate level professional development credit are available with an additional fee and completion of follow up practicum activities. Details for direct enrollment with Brandman University, part of the Chapman University system, will be available at this BER program.

Meet Inservice Requirements
At the end of the program, each attendee will receive a certificate of participation that may be used to verify hours of participation in meeting continuing education requirements.

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