A symposium session provides several (sometimes contrasting) views on a single topic or issue. Three to four people each provide a 15–20 minute presentation related to an issue or a theme.

All In: A Discussion of the Relationship Between ABA and PBS: So Happy Together

In this symposium, attendees will discuss the relationship between PBS and Applied Behavior Analysis. The discussion will focus on misconceptions among PBS practitioners regarding ABA identified by experts fluent in ABA and PBS.

Evidence from Multi-Tiered Prevention Research in the European Context

This symposium provides evidence from multi-tiered prevention research in the European context. Five studies are presented providing an overview, implementation, and cultural adaptations of multi-tiered behavior models from the Netherlands, Finland, Cyprus and Germany.

PBS in Transition for Youth with I/DD: System and Content Considerations

This session provides multiple perspectives on ways that PBS can contribute to successful transition from school to meaningful adult life.  It includes programmatic, regulatory, technical assistance and training content spanning the school to community transition.

PBIS and Early Childhood

This symposium will discuss ways of aligning existing SW-PBIS frameworks with early childhood classrooms, meaningfully engaging families and fostering self-regulation skills in young children for better outcomes. Strategies and resources will be shared.

Integrating RtI and PBIS: Recommendations From Four States Implementing MTSS

This panel presentation will provide recommendations from implementation leaders in Colorado, Florida, Michigan, and Oregon on the implementation of an Integrated MTSS. This Q & A session will highlight integration strategies from classroom to state levels.

Issues Related to the Home and Community-Based Waiver and Positive Behavior Support

This panel will address important issues related to the Home and Community-Based (HCBS) Waiver and how PBS can be used to support people with IDD from different leadership perspectives including federal, state, and local levels.

Statewide PBS Planning and Implementation in IDD Systems: Issues, Challenges, and Examples

Four state perspectives will be presented on statewide PBS implementation. The experiences of South Carolina, Missouri, Virginia, and Kansas, with key issues in system development, implementation, modification, and current challenges will be presented and discussed.