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    SIS-C: User’s Manual and 25 Interview Forms

    The Supports Intensity Scale—Children’s Version (SIS—C) is a standardized, norm-referenced measure of the intensity of support needs among children between the ages of 5 and 16. The SIS—C products consist of an interview and profile form and a user’s manual. The purpose of the user’s manual is to enable users to administer and score the SIS—C with fidelity, and to interpret and use findings from the SIS—C in ways that will enhance planning processes and outcomes for children with ID. The user’s manual consists of  the following chapters and appendices:

    Administering and Scoring the SIS—C

    Item Descriptions for the SIS—C

    Using the SIS—C to Inform Decision Making at the Systems, Organizational, and Individual Levels

    Technical Properties of the SIS—C

    Appendix A: The SIS—C Interview and Profile Form

    Appendix B: The SIS—C normative tables for converting Subscale Mean Scores to Standard Scores

    Appendix C: The SIS—C normative tables for converting overall mean scores to a composite standard score

    This product bundle consists of one copy of the user’s manual and 25 copies of the interview form.

    International purchases of SIS—A products cannot be made online. International customers interested in purchasing SIS—A products need to contact Ajith Mathew at ajith@aaidd.org. Do not place your order online.
    Year : 2015
    Author : James R. Thompson, Michael L Wehmeyer, Carolyn Hughes, Karrie A. Shogren, Todd D. Little, Hyojeong Seo, Robert L. Schalock, and Rodney E. Realon

      $155.00

    • SIS-C Form

      SIS-C: 100 Interview Forms

      This product is a pack of 100 copies of the Interview and Profile Form for the Supports Intensity Scale—Children’s Version (SIS—C). The form consists of a series of demographic questions, follows by a series of support needs rating options in the following sections:

           Exceptional Medical and Behavioral Needs

           Home Life Activities

           Community and Neighborhood Activities

           School Participation Activities

           School Learning Activities

           Health and Safety Activities

           Social Activities

           Advocacy Activities

      The form concludes with a scoring form and support needs profile.

       

      International purchases of SIS—C products cannot be made online. International customers interested in purchasing SIS—C products need to contact Ajith Mathew at ajith@aaidd.org. Do not place your order online.

      Year : 2016
      Author : James R. Thompson, Michael L Wehmeyer, Carolyn Hughes, Karrie A. Shogren, Todd D. Little, Hyojeong Seo, Robert L. Schalock, and Rodney E. Realon

        $190.00

      • 3rd edition all 3 cover images

        Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum (3rd Ed...

        The 3rd edition of the Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum (PBSTC) teaches direct support staff and supervisors the principles of positive behavior support to use in interacting with people with intellectual disability. This curriculum, originally published in 2004, has been successfully implemented by service providers and agencies across the country and abroad.  

        Positive behavior support strategies are known to work in dealing with challenging behavior and the PBSTC contains strategies that create a respectful client-staff environment. The PBSTC contains 25 training modules, 9 of which are designed for supervisors only.  Each module addresses a key set of skills in positive behavior support, and the supervisors' modules also train supervisors to be effective managers. Each module consists of a Module Summary Sheet, Presentation Outline, Activity Sheets for trainee use during training, and Skills Checks to use to ensure trainees demonstrate mastery of the content.

        Because the curriculum is competency-based, trainees are required to demonstrate mastery of the skills acquired after the completion of each module, with the help of quizzes, role plays, and other activities. In addition, following the classroom training, approximately 45 minutes is required with each trainee in the his or her routine work setting in order for the trainer to assess on-the-job mastery of the skills.

        Customized train-the-trainer and direct support staff training workshops are available from Author Dennis H. Reid

         

        How the Third Edition of PBSTC Differs From Previous Editions

        • Curriculum has been updated to clarify key points in understanding and implementing positive behavior supports.
        • New content has been added to reflect recent research and changes in currently accepted positive behavior support practice. These changes are reflected largely in 3 new modules:
        1. The role of setting events
        2. The importance of meaningful and integrated day supports in conjunction with PBS best practices and recent changes in regulations and funding
        3. The application of naturalistic teaching to typical community environments
        • Several modules in earlier editions have been deleted, reduced in length, and/or combined with other modules: the module on shaping and chaining was deleted on the basis of feedback on training; and the two previous modules on problem solving were combined into one.
        • Most modules have been refined and/or updated based on training feedback, including simplifying instructions to trainers and clarifying specific content points. References and examples were also updated, with up-to-date technology references and more emphasis on cultural diversity.
        • Supervisor and direct support editions are included in one efficient curriculum.
        • Contains a wide selection of activities to facilitate working with people with varying degrees of intellectual disability.
        • Simple trainee activities make learning easier for staff.
        • The curriculum can be taught in only two-and-a-half days of classroom. training for direct support staff and three-and-a-half days for supervisors.
        • The loose-leaf curriculum is provided in an easy-to-use box, along with one copy of the Trainee Resource Guide and a CD of the PowerPoint slides. 

         

        The PBSTC Continues to Deliver

        • A tested, stable, and successful source of positive behavior support strategies to reduce challenging behavior.
        • Performance and competency-based curriculum requiring in-class activities, role plays, and on-the-job demonstration of skills.
        • Training of supervisors on managerial duties, including staff observations, performance analysis, and evaluating PBS plans.
        •  “Right out of the box” trainer curriculum that comes with activity sheets, skills checks, and PowerPoint slides.
        • Extensive student and teacher interaction with enjoyable team activities.
        • A proven way to build a culture of respect for people with intellectual disability.

         

        What You Receive When You Buy the Curriculum

        With the third edition of PBSTC, you will get the loose-leaf curriculum in a durable, easy-to-use box, which also includes a CD of the PowerPoint slides and one copy of the Trainee Resource Guide.

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        Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum Trainee Resource Guide (3rd Edition)
        The Trainee Resource Guide summarizes 25 modules taught in the Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum. Meant for trainee note-taking and reference, it is available separately so that a copy for each trainee can be purchased.

        Praise for the Curriculum

        “The PBSTC is an excellent training tool. The Curriculum includes the acquisition and mastery of trainee performance skills that are essential to practicing PBS in work settings.”  
        Carolyn Greene, School Administrator, J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center, North Carolina

        "The PBSTC Curriculum provides a wonderful base of understanding for staff with no previous training or experience and enhances the skills of well-seasoned staff. The Curriculum is very well designed and is both teacher and student friendly. It is a succint program that allows ample student interaction and participation."
        Donna Boyd, Tri-Developmental Center of Aiken County, South Carolina

        “We are using the PBSTC as part of our pre-service training program and eventually all of our 600 employees will be trained with this Curriculum. The benefit to clients is the creation of a culture within our organization that treats people as individuals while setting a more supportive and caring environment. I have recommended without hesitation the PBSTC to my colleagues who espouse a PBS philosophy as well as those who are grounded in Applied Behavior Analysis.” 
        Michael F. Dorsey,  Professor of Education, Director - The Institute for Behavioral Studies, Endicott College

        Year : 2015
        Author : Dennis H. Reid, Marsha B. Parsons, and David A. Rotholz

          $395.00

        • 3rd edition resource guide front cover

          Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum Trainee...

          The third edition of the Positive Behavior Support Trainee Resource Guide summarizes 25 modules taught in the Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum. Meant for trainee note-taking and reference, it is available separately so that a copy for each trainee can be purchased.

           

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          See the Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum (3rd Edition)
          Year : 2015
          Author : Dennis H. Reid, Marsha B. Parsons, and David A. Rotholz

            $10.95

          • SIS-A User’s Manual

            The Supports Intensity Scale—Adult Version (SIS—A) has several “value-added” changes; however, the elements of the tool that contribute to the standard score and the standard score itself have not changed with this refreshed version. SIS—A features include:

            • A 12-page interview form that includes new demographic items, which allow
              large-scale users to easily create reports on a variety of demographic variables.
            • A reordered subscale to allow a more comfortable progression of sensitive topics
              during the interview.
            • An updated user’s manual that incorporates new information and lessons learned
              since its original publication in 2004.

            International purchases of SIS—A products cannot be made online. International customers interested in purchasing SIS—A products need to contact Ajith Mathew at ajith@aaidd.org. Do not place your order online.

            Year : 2015
            Author : James R. Thompson, Brian R. Bryant, Robert L. Schalock, Karrie A. Shogren, Marc J. Tassé, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Edward M. Campbell, Ellis M. (Pat) Craig, Carolyn Hughes, and David A. Rotholz

              $120.00

            • The Supervisor Training Curriculum Trainee Guide

              The Trainee Guide for the Supervisor Training Curriculum summarizes key points in the Curriculum and is meant as a note taking and reference tool.

              The Supervisor Training Curriculum instructs supervisors on ways in which they can direct and motivate staff working with people with intellectual disabilities. Based on three decades of applied research, each management strategy presented has been tested and proven to work in human services. This Curriculum organizes the role of supervision in human service settings into clear and convenient objectives and responsibilities for new managers.

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              The Supervisor Training Curriculum
              The Supervisor Training Curriculum is meant for staff training personnel and upper-level managers in agencies providing supports and services to people with intellectual disabilities. The Supervisor Training Curriculum consists of PowerPoint® Trainer’s Slides; a perfect-bound training Curriculum that includes an introduction sheet, visual aides, and activity sheets and competency checks for each training module.

               

              Year : 2011
              Author : Carolyn W. Green Dennis H. Reid Marsha B. Parsons

                $8.95

              • SIS-A: 25 Interview Forms

                This product is a pack of 25 copies of the Interview and Profile Form for the Supports Intensity Scale—Adult Version (SIS—A). SIS—A has several “value-added” changes; however, the elements of the tool that contribute to the standard score and the standard score itself have not changed with this refreshed version. The new, 12-page interview form includes:

                • New demographic items, which allow large-scale users to easily create reports on a variety of demographic variables. 
                • A recorded subscale to allow more comfortable progression of sensitive topics during the interview. 
                International purchases of SIS—A products cannot be made online. International customers interested in purchasing SIS—A products need to contact Ajith Mathew at ajith@aaidd.org. Do not place your order online.

                Year : 2015
                Author : James R. Thompson, Brian R. Bryant, Robert L. Schalock, Karrie A. Shogren, Marc J. Tassé, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Edward M. Campbell, Ellis M. (Pat) Craig, Carolyn Hughes, and David A. Rotholz

                  $50.00

                • SIS-A: 100 Interview Forms

                  This product is a pack of 100 copies of the Interview and Profile Form for the Supports Intensity Scale—Adult Version (SIS—A). SIS—A has several “value-added” changes; however, the elements of the tool that contribute to the standard score and the standard score itself have not changed with this refreshed version. The new, 12-page interview form includes:

                  • New demographic items, which allow large-scale users to easily create reports on a variety of demographic variables. 
                  • A recorded subscale to allow more comfortable progression of sensitive topics during the interview.
                  International purchases of SIS—A products cannot be made online. International customers interested in purchasing SIS—A products need to contact Ajith Mathew at ajith@aaidd.org. Do not place your order online.

                  Year : 2015
                  Author : James R. Thompson, Brian R. Bryant, Robert L. Schalock, Karrie A. Shogren, Marc J. Tassé, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Edward M. Campbell, Ellis M. (Pat) Craig, Carolyn Hughes, and David A. Rotholz

                    $190.00

                  • The Supervisor Training Curriculum: Evidence-Based Wa...

                    The Supervisor Training Curriculum instructs supervisors on ways in which they can direct and motivate staff working with people with intellectual disabilities. Based on three decades of applied research, each management strategy presented has been tested and proven to work in human services. This Curriculum organizes the role of supervision in human service settings into clear and convenient objectives and responsibilities for new managers.

                    The Supervisor Training Curriculum is meant for staff training personnel and upper-level managers in agencies providing supports and services to people with intellectual disabilities. The Supervisor Training Curriculum consists of PowerPoint® Trainer’s Slides; a perfect-bound training Curriculum that includes an introduction sheet, visual aides, and activity sheets and competency checks for each training module; and one perfect-bound Trainee Guide for reference and note taking.

                    Accompanying PowerPoint slides available upon request by contacting books@aaidd.org

                     

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                    The Supervisor Training Curriculm Trainee Guide
                    The Trainee Guide for the Supervisor Training Curriculum summarizes key points in the Curriculum and is meant as a note taking and reference tool.

                    Benefits of The Supervisor Training Curriculum

                    • Presents a ready-to-use training curriculum with PowerPoint® slides, trainer’s instructions, and activities and quizzes that train managers in vital supervisory expertise
                    • Presents supervision strategies that have a research base and are known to improve work quality, stimulate staff performance, and make work more enjoyable
                    • Training material and visual aides expand discussion of essential supervisory strategies and allow for demonstrating acquired knowledge by means of role plays and on-the-job shadows
                    • Encompasses 11 training modules in total on how to be a successful supervisor
                    • Complementary Trainee Resource Guide presents lessons learned in each module and emphasizes the information and skills obtained during training
                    • Encourages interaction and communication through team activities
                    • Systematic method of training and user-friendly presentation of material makes information more understandable

                    Praise for The Supervisor Training Curriculum

                    “What separates the Reid, Parsons, and Greene Supervisor Training Curriculum from others is its emphasis on competency-based outcomes. Upon completion, management staff can demonstrate the skills necessary to improve and maintain exemplary staff performance and can do it with the same positive support values that are emphasized throughout in their earlier Positive Behavior Support Training Curriculum.”
                    R.M. “Duke” Schell, PhD, BCBA-D, Director of Psychology, J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center, Morganton, North Carolina

                    “The clarity with which the Curriculum and the Trainee Guide is written will invite users to access the material repeatedly and provide trainees with valuable information regarding how to motivate staff and improve staff performance. The Curriculum requires participants to actively practice and perform skills to complete the training, thereby emphasizing both performance and competency-based training methodology. This curriculum should be the cornerstone of supervision training for all human service providers.”
                    Frank L. Bird, MEd, BCBA, Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer, Melmark Inc., Melmark New England



                    Year : 2010
                    Author : Carolyn W. Green Dennis H. Reid Marsha B. Parsons

                      $195.00

                    • Designing Positive Behavior Support Plans (Second edi...

                      This AAIDD bestseller is a step-by-step, concise, and easy-to-read reference for school teams, providers, students, and parents to understand, design, and evaluate positive behavior support (PBS) plans for students with developmental disabilities.

                      “This book should be required reading for every teacher, practitioner, and parent of children with and without disabilities. Few books parallel its comprehensiveness.” Lynn Koegel, Clinical Director, Koegel Autism Center/Director, Santa Barbara, California
                         
                      “This text is a gem because it addresses the concepts of Positive Behavior Support without compromising on scientific integrity or overloading the reader with obscure behavioral terms. I will definitely refer to this text in my staff development programs in the future.”
                      Will Overfelt, Autism Outreach Services, Buncombe County Schools

                      “A clear, engaging, and informative presentation on how to implement PBS effectively in schools, this state-of-the-art book reflects the very best there is in science-based practical  approaches for minimizing problem behavior and producing meaningful  quality of life. A handy resource that can be used on a daily basis by teachers and other professionals.” Edward Carr, PhD, Leading Professor, Department of Psychology, State University of New York

                      “The updated and expanded second edition of Designing Positive Behavior Support Plans can be used as an excellent resource for classroom and workshop instruction of positive behavior support plan development for parents, teachers, and undergraduates students.” Duke Schell, Director of Psychology, J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center

                      “This book is small but powerful! Bambara and Knoster provide an easy-to-use manual that guides educational teams in understanding and applying the principles of Positive Behavior Support across school and community settings. I anticipate using the book for many years to come.” Martha E. Snell, PhD, Professor, Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

                      Features

                      -Provides a clear conceptual framework on PBS to think critically about how to approach a student’s problem behavior proactively
                      -Includes detailed directions on using functional behavioral assessments to design individualized PBS plans for children with examples and completed forms
                      -Clearly illustrates contents of comprehensive PBS including: a) prevention through antecedent and setting event modifications; b) teaching alternate skills; c) designing consequence interventions; and d) creating long-term supports
                      -Includes an abridged version of the assessment process for students with less intensive problem behavior
                      -Comes with a comprehensive case study, two sample support plans, a progress evaluation summary, and frequently asked questions

                      By implementing these empirical strategies, professionals and parents can not only manage to reduce the occurrence of problem behaviors, but enhance the quality of life of a child with a developmental disability.

                      What sets the book apart
                      -Unique user-friendly format, with examples, tips, forms, and checklists that make it a handy reference for school teams, students, providers, and parents.
                      -A best seller! Proven history of working well for professionals in developmental disability
                      -Information and strategies laid out in the book facilitate the work of school personnel and contribute to a more respectful and caring environment
                      -Written by two well-known experts in PBS—Linda M. Bambara andTimothy P. Knoster
                      -Published by AAIDD, a leader in developmental disability information since 1876

                      New to the second edition
                      -Twice the subject matter of first edition reflecting updates to PBS over past decade
                      -Discussion on School Wide Positive Behavior Support and guiding principles in creating effective support plans
                      -New sections on collaboration and teaming—why it is important, ways to organize school teams, and considerations for person-centered plans
                      -List of tools for conducting functional assessments and how to select them
                      -New chapter on implementing support plans successfully
                      -An updated comprehensive resource bibliography and research-based references

                      Year : 2009
                      Author : Linda M. Bambara and Timothy P. Knoster

                        $24.95