– Focuses on prevention and instruction for ALL students in the program, not just those with behavior problems.
– Establishes strategies and support for early childcare providers, children and families in the development of age-appropriate social skills.
– Provides parenting seminars offering effective parenting strategies, the importance of promoting social-emotional health, building positive relationships with their child and bridging the gap between home and school environments.
– Encourages child care providers to work from a team perspective and demonstrate how to use data to support decision making.
– EC-PBS coaches works directly with classroom teachers and administrators on a weekly basis.
– Developmental specialist works directly with classroom teachers and administrators on a monthly basis.
What is the role of an EC-PBS Universal Coach?
– Help create environments that support positive behaviors.
– Help implement social-emotional, behavioral strategies and successful teaching practices.
– Help childcare providers build positive relationships with children, families, and peers.
– Collaborate as a team member.
– Help problem solve and set goals.
– Conduct parenting seminars to teach parents effective parenting strategies and promote social emotional development.
What is the role of an EC-PBS Behavioral Consultant?
Universal Coach roles along with:
-Conduct small groups to strengthen a needed social emotional regulation skill.
-Recognize the need for individualized intensive intervention and help coach childcare providers how to effectively work with parents to make referrals.
– ASQ-3 Training
– ASQ-SE Training
– Universal Training for Infant and Toddler Teachers
– Universal Training for Pre-K Teachers
– Module 1- Temperament and Challenging Behavior Strategies
– Module 2- Social Emotional Strategies
– Module 3- Building Relationships, Avoiding Teacher Burn Out, & Self-Care Strategies
If you are interested in being involved in EC-PBS call Vicki Davolt at 884-6843 or email us.
Read article by Melissa Stormont and Dr. Laine Young-Walker,
“Supporting professional development needs for early childhood teachers: an exploratory analysis of teacher perceptions of stress and challenging behavior”