Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children:Using the Pyramid Model to Impact Persistent Behaviors

ID number
West Chicago Park District

201 W National St
West Chicago, IL 60185
United States

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC) is a classroom based model of individualized positive behavior support for toddler and preschool aged children with persistent challenging behavior. PTR-YC is designed to enhance the fidelity of designing and implementing a function-based individualized intervention plan for toddlers and preschoolers, including data collection and progress monitoring. Content will be provided through a combination of multimedia presentation and participant activities in order to become familiar with the model.

Ron Roybal
Learner objectives

1. Participants will examine PTR-YC definition of challenging behaviors
2. Participants will examine form and function of challenging behaviors
3. Participants will examine the necessary supports needed for PTR-YC success
4. Participants will examine the manualized approach of PTR-YC process using a case study

Intended audience
Administrator, Early Childhood Special and General Educator, Social Worker, Teacher Assistant
Contact hours
State Performance Plan Indicator Alignment
SPPI 7 - Early Childhood Outcomes
Gateways training stage
Training topic area
Curriculum-Preschool, Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Guidance & Discipline
Gateways to Opportunity content area
Observation and Assessment