Tier 3 Workbook & Resources

Listed below is a comprehensive list of MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Resources. Download a full copy of the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.

TIER 3 WORKBOOK
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1.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 1 Overview Tier 3 Overview chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
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2.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 2 Readiness Tier 3 Readiness chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
2.1 Tier 1 and Tier 2 Analysis for Tier 3 Readiness Self-assessment designed to enable teams to determine whether they should proceed with Tier 3 implementation.

MO SW-PBS Schools establish a Core Team and Action Teams at Tier 3. The Core Team is responsible for developing the Tier 3 system. Action Teams are flexible groupings formed for each student to conduct the Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA),and develop and monitor the Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).

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3.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 3 Teams Tier 3 Core and Action Teams chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
3.1 Tier 3 Core Team Agenda, Minutes, and Problem-Solving Action Plan Form Sample Tier 3 Core Team Agenda template that includes space for meeting minutes.
3.2 Tier 3 Action Team Agenda, Minutes and Problem-Solving Action Plan Form Sample Tier 3 Action Team Agenda template that includes space for meeting minutes.
3.3 Questions to Consider When Assessing Effectiveness and Efficiency of Tier 3 Core_Action Team Meetings Team self-assessment used to monitor the effectiveness and efficiency of Tier 3 Core & Action Team meetings.
3.4 Student File Checklist Document to assist Action Teams in organizing a student’s individualized FBA and BIP documents into a comprehensive monitoring and decision system (PBIS Applications Team, 2015).
3.5 Student Support Meeting Process Guide Guide that describes what takes place in student support team meetings.

MO SW-PBS Schools develop a comprehensive Tier 3 Student Identification Plan. Students can be identified for Tier 3 support in multiple ways, including: nonresponse to Tier 2 intervention, chronic behaviors, intense behaviors, nomination, and universal screening.

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4.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 4 Identification Identifying Students for Individualized Support chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
4.1 Behavior Rating Rubric Template to define what common behaviors are seen in the building based on behavior level.
4.2 Teacher Nomination for Assistance Example teacher nomination form that can be used as part of a comprehensive Tier 3 identification process.
4.3 Considerations for Universal Screening Series of key questions that should be considered prior to completing a universal screening.
4.4 Parent Notification Letter for Universal Screening Sample letter that can be used to notify parents of upcoming universal screening.
4.5 MO SW-PBS Student Progress Monitoring Guide Flowchart to be used during meetings to assist in monitoring student progress.

MO SW-PBS Schools develop the capacity to accurately assess the function of the problem behavior. An FBA is conducted to gather evidence to develop and support a summary statement describing the function of behavior for designing the positive behavior intervention plan.

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5.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 5 FBA Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
5.1 Functional Behavior Assessment Flow Chart Step by step guide to conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment.
5.2 Adapted Functional Assessment Checklist for Teachers & Staff (Adapted FACTS A & B) A tool developed to guide functional assessment interviews and includes a structured format for collection of relevant student information.
5.3 Functional Behavior Assessment Teacher_Staff Interview Template that combines questions from the Functional Assessment Checklist for Teachers and Staff with questions designed to provide additional information for behavior intervention plan development.
5.4 Record Review Guide Guide to support teams in completing the record review portion of the Adapted FACTS.
5.5 Functional Behavior Assessment Staff Interview Form Template for conducting staff interviews.
5.6 Functional Behavior Assessment Staff Interview Summary Template that can be used for summarizing staff interviews.
5.7 Recording Responses from Teacher_Staff Interviews Guide for teams on recording responses from a teacher or staff interview.
5.8 Functional Behavior Assessment Student Interview Form Template for conducting student interviews.
5.9 Functional Behavior Assessment Family Interview Form Template for conducting family interviews.
5.10 Prioritizing Behaviors Chart Guide for teams to determine which behavior to focus on for the initial Behavior Intervention Plan.
5.11 ABC Observation Form Form used to collect observation data to confirm a developed summary statement.

MO SW-PBS Schools use the results from a FBA to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP), which defines how an educational setting will be changed to support the behavioral success of the student.

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6.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 6 BIP Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
6.1 Behavior Intervention Plan Development Flow Chart Step by step guide to developing the Behavior Intervention Plan.
6.2 Menu of Function-Based Options for Behavior Intervention Planning Table that provides options from which the team can choose to begin developing strategies to teach replacement behavior, prevent problem behavior, reinforce appropriate behavior and limit reinforcement of inappropriate behavior. Strategies are built on the Effective Classroom Practices and are organized by function.
6.3 Adapted Functional Assessment Checklist for Teachers & Staff (Adapted FACTS A & B) A tool developed to guide functional assessment interviews and includes a structured format for collection of relevant student information.
6.4 BIP Implementation Review Form Example form that can be modified to monitor implementation of BIP components.
6.5 Behavior Intervention Plan Social Validity Survey for Teachers Survey that can be used to monitor social validity of the BIP.
6.6 Behavior Intervention Plan Template Blank BIP template that can be used to develop a comprehensive BIP based on FBA results.
6.7 Example Expectations Lesson Plan Example lesson plan that could be used to teach a replacement behavior.
6.8 Safety Planning Guide Guide to assist with safety planning and development.

Progress monitoring provides crucial information about student response to intervention. MO SW-PBS Schools use this information to make decisions about continuing, modifying, or fading an intervention.

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7.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 7 Monitoring Monitoring Student Progress chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
7.1 Event Recording Form Form that can be used to collect frequency data on the number of times a specific behavior occurs within a designated time frame.
7.2 Duration Recording Form Form that can be used to determine the length of time (duration) a behavior occurs within a designated time frame.
7.3 Partial Interval Recording Time Sampling Data Collection Form that can be used to monitor behavior across intervals.
7.4 Whole Interval Recording Time Sampling Data Collection Form that can be used to monitor behavior across intervals.
7.5 Momentary Interval Recording Time Sampling Data Collection Form that can be used to monitor behavior across intervals.
7.6 Choosing a Data Collection Method Flowchart to assist in deciding with data collection method is best.

MO SW-PBS Schools utilize the Function Behavior Assessment/Behavior Intervention Plan Rubric to evaluate the quality of their FBAs and BIPs.

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8.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 8 Assessing Assessing the Quality of FBAs and BIPs chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
8.1 Functional Behavior Assessment_Behavior Intervention Plan Rubric (PDF)

8.1 Functional Behavior Assessment_Behavior Intervention Plan Rubric (Word)

Rubric to be used to assess the Quality of FBAs and BIPs.

Providing high quality professional learning to all staff is critical in ensuring that Tier 3 is implemented with fidelity. MO SW-PBS Schools continually support staff implementation by engaging staff in training and ongoing supports.

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9.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 9 Learning Effective Professional Learning chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
9.1 Checklist for High Quality Professional Learning (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 3 Staff Handbook Organizer Guidance document listing what should be included in a Tier 3 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.

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10.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 10 TFI Tiered Fidelity Inventor (TFI) chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
10.1 SWPBIS Tiered Fidelity Inventory Walkthrough Tool Interview TFI walkthrough and interview questions and data collection form.
10.2-Tiered-Fidelity-Inventory-TFI Complete TFI instrument with scoring criteria.

MO SW-PBS Schools use Action Plans to hold themselves accountable for completing essential tasks.

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11.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 11 Action Plan Tier 3 Action Planning chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
11.1 Tier 3 Action Plan MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Action Plan template for Tier 3 Team use.

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

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12.0 MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Workbook Ch 12 References References and Resources chapter from the MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Team Workbook.
12.1-Acronym-Glossary MO SW-PBS abbreviation and acronym glossary.
12.2-Glossary-of-Terms MO SW-PBS glossary of terms.