Workshop #3 – Rooting Prevention Efforts with Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
Abstract: Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) is a behavior support framework that all public schools in Ohio implement. This workshop will provide information about what PBIS is, dispel myths and misconceptions about PBIS, and explore ways participants can incorporate and align prevention efforts within schools’ existing PBIS frameworks.
Presenter Name(s): Emily Jordan, MSW, LISW (she/her/hers) and Deborah Turner (she/her/hers)
Lead Presenter Bio: Emily Jordan is an Education Program Specialist with the Ohio Department of Education, Office of Integrated Student Support. Her primary responsibilities consist of developing policies, guidance and resources to support mental health in schools, social and emotional learning, and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Ms. Jordan earned her bachelor and master’s degree in Social Work from the Ohio State University. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and has experience working in both community mental health and education settings. She has worked as an Intensive Case Manager with a Deaf Services Team, an Intensive Home Based Therapist, and as the Mental Health Counselor at the Ohio School for the Deaf.
This publication is supported in part by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Rape Prevention Education, by Grant No. ODH Project Number: 01860214VW0820 awarded to the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence by the Department of Health. It is also supported in part by VOCA Grant No. 2020-VOCA-132920668; and by subgrant No. 2019-WF-VA7-8919 awarded by the state administering office for the STOP Formula Grant Program. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the state or the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women, the Ohio Department of Health, or the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.