The RCOE Intensive Behavior Intervention program offers services within Head Start, Early Head Start and Migrant Head Start programs that address the individual needs of children/consumers and their families based on assessment results and related to behavior, communication, social skills, self-help/life skills, leisure skills, and personal safety skills.
The program provides:
- Individualized support for students with behavioral needs
- Secondary Prevention
- Universal classroom support for all students
For students who require Tier 3 support, services include:
- Implementation of Evidence-Based Practices to systematically address the students’ behavior needs (examples: discrete trial training, visual supports, reinforcement, social stories, etc.)
- Data collection to determine baseline and measure progress.
- Help student understand rules, routines and expectations.
- Teach student “learning to learn” set skills, specifically:
- Attending to materials
- Following teacher instructions
- Following group instructions
- Accepting “no” for an answer
- Completing daily living skills
- Use naturalistic methods of instruction (examples: modeling and prompting)
- Teach age-appropriate social skills in order for student to develop meaningful friendships