Indiana - Multi-tiered Positive Behavior Supports: Programs and Services (S/D)

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires districts to implement school-wide positive behavioral supports or tiered frameworks.

Indiana Administrative Code 513 1-2-3 Use of behavior intervention and support

A school shall use prevention, positive behavior intervention and support, and conflict deescalation strategies to eliminate or minimize the need for the use of any of the following:

(1) Seclusion.

(2) Chemical restraint.

(3) Mechanical restraint.

(4) Physical restraint.


Indiana Administrative Code 512 1-1-13 "Positive behavior intervention and support" defined

"Positive behavior intervention and support" means a systematic approach that:

(1) uses evidence based practices and data driven decision making to improve school climate and culture; and

(2) includes a range of systematic and individualized strategies to reinforce desired behavior and diminish reoccurrence of problem behavior;

to achieve improved academic and social outcomes and increase learning for all students.

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