Tier 2 Workbook & Resources

Listed below is a comprehensive list of MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Resources. Download a full copy of the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.

MO SW-PBS Schools meet Readiness Criteria before moving to Tier 2 Systems development. Implementing Tier 1 with fidelity and having a common understanding of the required elements for intensifying supports is critical for Tier 2.

Tool Description
1.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 1 Foundational Knowledge Foundational Knowledge chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
1.1 Missouri Student Support Model Graphic representation of the required elements for intensifying supports for students who continue to demonstrate difficulties after Tier 1 components are delivered.
1.2 Positive Behavior Support Planning Checklist and Teacher Self-Assessment Self-assessment that defines staff expectations for each MO SW-PBS Effective Classroom Practice and can be used to assess implementation.
1.3 Tier 2 Commitment Survey Sample survey that includes key questions to consider prior to development of Tier 2.
1.4 Tier 2 Readiness Checklist Self-assessment designed to enable teams to determine whether they should proceed with Tier 2 implementation.

Administrative and team leadership is essential for the development and implementation of effective and efficient systems required to identify students in need of additional behavioral support. MO SW-PBS Schools establish efficient and effective Tier 2 Teams.

Tool Description
2.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 2 Leadership Leadership for Tier 2 Team chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
2.1 Schedule of Meeting Dates & Times Template Template to be used when developing a monthly Tier 2 Meeting schedule.
2.2 Tier 2 Sample Annual Team Calendar Example annual calendar for scheduling Tier 2 Team meetings.
2.3 Meeting Agenda, Minutes and Problem-Solving Action Plan Form Template Sample Tier 2 Team Agenda template that includes space for meeting minutes.
2.4 SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Meeting Agenda Template Sample Tier 2 Team Agenda template.
2.5 Working Smarter Template – Tier 2 Team Form used to identify all current initiatives or improvement efforts specifically related to improved outcomes for students.
A clearly defined identification process is a necessary component of a Tier 2 system. MO SW-PBS Schools develop a process that includes a minimum of two data sources to accurately identify students with internalizing and/or externalizing social, emotional, or behavioral risk factors.

Tool Description
3.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 3 Student Identification Student Identification Process chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
3.1 Teacher Nomination for Assistance Example teacher nomination form that can be used as part of a comprehensive Tier 2 identification process.
3.2 Existing School Data Inventory Template to organize and document decision rules using existing school data as part of a comprehensive Tier 2 identification process.
3.3 Universal Screening Considerations Series of key questions that should be considered prior to completing a universal screening.
3.4 Parent Notification Letter for Universal Screening Sample letter for notifying parents about the use a universal screening instrument.
3.5 Student Identification Plan Template Template used to document comprehensive Tier 2 Student Identification Plan.

MO SW-PBS Schools develop a systematic process for determining the function of behavior and matching the intervention to the function. Teams also develop systems for interpreting data to determine whether the student is making adequate progress within a given intervention, if the intervention is being implemented with fidelity, whether the intervention needs to be modified or changed, and whether the student is ready to be faded or graduated from an intervention.

Tool Description
4.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 4 Decision Making Data-Based Decision Making chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook. chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
4.1 Tier 2 Adapted FACTS – Part A Instructions for Completing Instructions for each section of the Tier 2 Adapted FACTS – Part A, along with a completed example.
4.2 Tier 2 Adapted FACTS – Part A Template Tool that can be used by the Tier 2 Team to collect and organize information in order to determine the function of behavior.
4.3 Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet Guide Instructions for using the MO SW-PBS Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet.
4.4 Advanced Tiers Spreadsheet with Bar Graphs Data entry and progress monitoring tool for Tier 2 intervention data.
4.5 CICO for Google Sheets Google Sheet for CICO progress monitoring data collection.

To access your own copy of CICO for Google Sheets, take the following steps:

  • Click the CICO for Google Sheets link
  • Log into your google drive account
  • When the CICO for Google Sheets file opens, click on “File” menu
  • From “File” menu, click “Make a Copy”
4.6 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Student Identification Process Guide Flowchart designed to assist teams in following an efficient and effective process for ensuring that students receive an intervention that will promote desired behavior change.
4.7 Tier 2 Pre-Meeting Organizer Template that is used to organize Tier 2 data and inform which students need to be discussed at the next Tier 2 Team meeting.
4.8 MO SW-PBS Student Progress Monitoring Guide Tool that provides explicit guidance through the steps of student identification and progress monitoring.
4.9 Guidelines for Interpreting Student Data and Making Decisions Example decisions resulting from the review of student progress monitoring data based on positive, questionable, or poor response to intervention.
4.10 Social Validity Survey for Teachers Example social validity survey for teachers.
4.11 Social Validity Rating Form Example social validity survey for teachers.
4.12 Intervention Rating Profile Example social validity survey for teachers.
4.13 Student Participant Interview Example social validity survey for students.
4.14 MO SW-PBS Outcomes Evaluation Tool Simple tool for collecting data related to Tier 2 program evaluation.
4.15 Intervention Essential Features (updated) Template for describing the components of Tier 2 interventions and supports available.
4.16 Intervention Essential Features Rubric (updated) Rubric to assist in guiding the development of each Tier 2 intervention and evaluating the implementation of key intervention components.
Check-In, Check-Out (CICO) is a standard protocol Tier 2 intervention that is effective at improving behavior among students for whom the function of behavior is to gain adult attention. It utilizes adult attention and feedback to support students in changing behavior.

Tool Description
5.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 5 CICO Check-In, Check-Out chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
5.1 Estimated Time for Coordinator & Facilitator Tasks An example of the specific tasks typically performed by the Coordinator and Facilitator(s) and an estimated timeframe for each task.
5.2 Parent Permission for Check-In, Check-Out and Parent Notification Letter Several example letters for discussing the intervention program with families.
5.3 Daily Progress Report (DPR) Examples Example Daily Progress Reports (DPRs) that can be modified for use.
5.4 Intervention Graph (Percent) Template Template that can be used for hand graphing daily percentage of points earned.
5.5 Check-In, Check-Out Fading Process Flowchart Example that documents self-management, fading, and graduation process.
5.6 CICO Review Activity sheet that can be used to review CICO features.
5.7 Intensification Daily Progress Report (DPR) Examples Example Daily Progress Reports (DPRs) that can be used to intensify CICO for some students.
5.8 ABC Daily Point Card Example Daily Point Card that incorporates academic behaviors for older students.
5.9 ABC Daily Homework Tracker Example Daily Homework Tracker for older students that can be used along with CICO.
5.10 Responsibilities Associated with the Check-In, Check-Out Intervention Table that outlines the responsibilities of various stakeholders associated with CICO.
5.11 Implementation Script – Facilitator Detailed list of implementation steps for CICO Facilitators.
5.12 Implementation Script – Classroom Teacher Table that outlines the responsibilities of various stakeholders associated with CICO.
5.13 Implementation Script – Parent Detailed list of implementation steps for Parents.
5.14 Check-In, Check-Out Intervention Development Checklist Checklist that identifies the skills and products that are pivotal to CICO intervention development.
5.15 Monitoring Fidelity of Implementation DPR Review Template Example format for documenting the results of a DPR Review.
5.16 Monitoring Fidelity of Implementation Observation Checklist Example fidelity checklist that can be used during observations of CICO implementation.
5.17 Teacher Check-In, Check-Out Social Validity Questionnaire Example social validity survey to assess the extent teachers value CICO.
5.18 Check-In, Check-Out Intervention Essential Features Example Example completed Intervention Essential Features form for CICO.
Social Skills Intervention Group (SSIG) is a standard protocol Tier 2 intervention intended to assist students in acquiring and building fluency in appropriate behaviors. This intervention is most appropriate for students who have acquisition deficits; the appropriate social skills are missing from their repertoire.

Tool Description
6.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 6 SSIG Social Skills Intervention Group chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
6.1 Permission to Participate in Social Skills Group Several example letters for discussing the intervention program with families.
6.2 Social Skills Homework Chart Template for use when assigning group participants homework for using the skills in other settings.
6.3 Social Skills Lesson Plan Template Template for developing Social Skills Intervention Group lesson plans.
6.4 Daily Progress Report Example Daily Progress Report (DPR) that can be modified for use.
6.5 Weekly Progress Report Template Example Weekly Progress Report (DPR) that can be modified for use.
6.6 Social Skills Intervention Group Daily Progress Report Example Daily Progress Report (DPR) that can be modified for use.
6.7 Social Skills Intervention Development Checklist Checklist that identifies the skills and products that are pivotal to SSIG intervention development.
6.8 Lesson Plan Fidelity Checklist Example format for monitoring the quality of social skill lesson plans.
6.9 Progress Monitoring Fidelity Checklist Example checklist that can be used when reviewing fidelity of the progress-monitoring component.
6.10 Session Fidelity Checklist Example checklist that can be used during direct observations for session fidelity.
6.11 Social Skills Intervention Group Essential Features Example Example completed Intervention Essential Features form for SSIG.
Self-Monitoring is a Tier 2 standard protocol intervention that involves teaching students to observe and record their own actions and behaviors. It is appropriate for students who have already acquired the social skill, and who can discriminate between the target skill and other behaviors.

Tool Description
7.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 8 Self-Monitoring Self-Monitoring chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
7.1 Tier 2/Self-Monitoring Daily Progress Report Example Daily Progress Report (DPR) that can be modified for use.
7.2 Self-Monitoring Daily Progress Report Example Daily Progress Report (DPR) that can be modified for use.
7.3 Writing Assessment Checklist Example monitoring checklist for writing assignment steps.
7.4 Self-Monitoring Intervention Features and Goals Table that defines each feature of Self-Monitoring and the corresponding goal(s).
7.5 Self-Monitoring Intervention Development Checklist Checklist that identifies the skills and products that are pivotal to Self-Monitoring intervention development.
7.6 Self-Monitoring Intervention Essential Features Example Example completed Intervention Essential Features form for Self-Monitoring.

MO SW-PBS Schools may select additional Tier 2 Interventions to implement.

Tool Description
8.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 8 Interventions Additional Tier 2 Interventions chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.

Providing high quality professional learning to all staff is critical in ensuring that Tier 2 is implemented with fidelity. MO SW-PBS Schools continually support staff implementation by engaging staff in training and ongoing supports.

Tool Description
9.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 9 PL Effective Professional Learning chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
9.1 Checklist for High Quality Professional Development (HQPD) Training Checklist that outlines what needs to be done before, during and after a professional learning training.
9.2 GROW Model Coaching Questions List of questions to use when implementing the GROW model for coaching.
9.3 GROW Model Coaching Template Template to use to guide GROW coaching of teachers or teams.
9.4 School-Based Implementation Fidelity Checklist Checklist of criteria to assess fidelity of school-based coaching implementation.
9.5 Tier 2 Staff Handbook Organizer Guidance document listing what should be included in a Tier 2 Staff Handbook.

The purpose of the TFI is to provide an efficient tool for teams to self-assess implementation fidelity at Tier 1 (universal), Tier 2 (secondary targeted) and Tier 3 (tertiary intensive) intervention levels. MO SW-PBS Schools utilize the TFI annually.

Tool Description
10.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 10 TFI Tiered Fidelity Inventory chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
10.1 SW-PBIS Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Walkthrough Tool Interview and Observation Form TFI walkthrough and interview questions and data collection form.
10.2 Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI) Complete TFI instrument with scoring criteria.

Action Plans are useful because they give teams a framework for thinking about how they will efficiently complete a task or project. Action Plans help teams finish activities in a sensible order, and they ensure that key steps are not overlooked. MO SW-PBS Schools use Action Plans to hold themselves accountable for completing essential tasks.

Tool Description
11.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 11 Action Plan Tier 2 Action Plan chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
11.1 MO School-wide Positive Behavior Support Tier 2 Team Action Plan MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Action Plan template for Tier 2 Team use.

MO SW-PBS relies on research based practices; references for all materials are provided.

Tool Description
12.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Workbook Ch 12 References References and Resources chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Team Workbook.
12.1 Acronym Glossary MO SW-PBS abbreviation and acronym glossary.
12.2 Glossary of Terms MO SW-PBS glossary of terms.