Recommended Evidence-Based Practices Handouts

Publication Year: 2007
Last Updated: 2010-09-02 14:21:00
Journal: NA
Keywords: Supporting children with challenging behavior, effective practices for behavioral challenges

Short Abstract:

The following handouts offer professionals and family members information on evidence-based recommendations for a variety of topics. Copying and distribution of these documents is encouraged.


  • Being an Evidence-Based Practitioner [PDF]
    What does it take to be an evidence-based practitioner? This fact sheet describes what evidence-based practitioners do, notes some of the challenges that affect the implementation of evidence-based practices, and offers advice for addressing those challenges.
  • Supporting Infants and Toddlers with Challenging Behavior [PDF]
    This fact sheet provides guidance on program practices that may be used to support very young children with challenging behavior and their families.
  • Linking Social Development and School Readiness to Behavior [PDF]
    Social competence is critically important for a child's readiness for school. This fact sheet discusses the importance of school readiness and provides guidance on how to ensure that policy, programs, and educators can promote readiness.
  • Program Practices for Promoting the Social Development of Young Children and Addressing Challenging Behavior [PDF]
    Evidence-based program practices are provided in this fact sheet. A comprehensive model of universal, secondary, and indicated prevention and intervention practices are described.
  • Identifying and Monitoring Outcomes Related to Children's Social-Emotional Development [PDF]
    Many young children engage in challenging behavior when they do not have the social or communicative skills to express their needs or feelings in appropriate ways. This fact sheet discusses how to prevent and address problem behavior by teaching children social skills they can use in place of problem behavior.
  • Preventing Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Effective Practices [PDF]
    The single best way to address challenging behaviors in young childen today is to take steps to make sure that they never occur. While there is no universal panacea for preventing challenging behaviors, there are several broad-based early intervetion strategies that researchers suggest to prevent challenging behaviors.
  • Addressing Persistent Challenging Behaviors [PDF]
    Assessment-based, individualized interventions are needed for young children with persistent challenging behavior. This fact sheet provides guidance on the implementation of Positive Behavior Support and the development of effective behavior support strategies.

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