State of Alaska
Alaska Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports

The Alaska Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) website provides schools and districts with resources to implement SW-PBS.

Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) gives people a different way to think about behavior. SW-PBS is basedLink to the officialy Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports website on understanding why problem behaviors occur - the behavior's function. This approach to behavior can occur on a schoolwide level, in a specific setting, a classroom, or with an individual student. SW-PBS is the application of evidence-based strategies and systems to assist schools in developing a positive school culture. This initiative can lead to an increase in academic performance, school safety (including suicide prevention), a decrease in problem behaviors, and a positive school and community climate.

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