May Institute

Presentations

May Institute’s clinical staff regularly make presentations at regional, national, and international conferences and workshops. We also host events throughout the year that feature experts from other organizations as well as May Institute.

We are pleased to make the presentation slides from some of those events available here. Some files are large and may take a moment to download.


9th Annual Forum on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports - November 2013

Myths, Misunderstandings, and Milestones in Implementing School-wide Positive Behavior Support
Tim Lewis, University of Missouri

PBIS 101: An Introduction to SW-PBIS
Marcie Handler, May Institute

Evidence-based Classroom Management: Overview of Critical Features Brandi Simonsen, University of Connecticut

Data-Based Decision Making Across the Tiers
Susannah Everett, University of Connecticut

The Flipping Ticket Systems: Why Classroom or School-wide Response Cost is Not PBIS
Pat Red, University of Southern Maine

Integrating Mental Health Services Across the Tiers: Interconnected Systems Framework
Bob Putnam, May Institute

Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services Positive Behavior Supports Initiative
Janet George, Christopher Fox & Jeffrey Raischel Mass Department of Developmental Services
Susan Roberts, Metro Residential Services

Function-based Tier 2 Supports
Adam Feinberg and Lindsay Fallon, May Institute

Classroom Problem-Solving Process
Tim Lewis, University of Missouri

The Road to Success Isn't Always Straight: Navigating the Round-Abouts and Overcoming PBIS Implementation Dips
Cassandra Townshend and Jen Bradford, University of Vermont

Increasing the Precision of Functional Behavioral Assessments
George Sugai, University of Connecticut

The Relationship Between PBIS and High School Dropout
Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut

Universal Supports in the DDS PBS Initiative
Janet George & Christopher Fox, Mass Department of Developmental Services
Bob Putnam, May Institute
Michael Peters, Vinfen
Chris White, Road to Responsibility

Graduation for Every Student: The RENEW Model of Tertiary Supports for High School Students
JoAnne M. Malloy, Jonathon Drake, and Justin Tilbe, University of New Hampshire

Helping Teachers Help Themselves: Self-Management Strategies to Support Teachers’ Classroom Management
Brandi Simonsen and Jennifer Freeman, University of Connecticut

Supporting K-3 Reading in Chronically Underperforming Schools: Implementing a Multi-tiered Instructional Model, PART 1
Michael Coyne, University of Connecticut
Darci Burns, HILL for Literacy

Supporting K-3 Reading in Chronically Underperforming Schools: Implementing a Multi-tiered Instructional Model, PART 2
Michael Coyne, University of Connecticut
Darci Burns, HILL for Literacy

Linking the Behavioral & Academic Framework: A District-level Perspective
Adam Feinberg, May Institute
Russell Johnson, West Springfield Public Schools

Implementing PBIS Interventions in Home and Community Settings: Examples from the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative
Megan Robinson Joy, Lindsay Fallon, and Margery Furman, May Institute

Targeted and Intensive Supports in the DDS PBS Initiative
Janet George & Chris Fox, Mass Department of Developmental Services Bob Putnam, May Institute
Susan Roberts, Mass Department of Developmental Services
Michael Peters, Vinfen

Afternoon Keynote: Theory of Action, Behavior Analysis and PBIS
George Sugai, University of Connecticut

 

8th Annual Forum on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports - November 2012


Mental Health Strand: Integrating Community Mental Health and School-wide PBIS: Vermont’s Experience
Sherry Schoenberg, M.A., BEST Team Vermont
Julie Paradiso, LICSW, Department of Mental Health Vermont
KenKramberg M.Ed., BEST Team Vermont

Implementation Science and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: Lessons Learned from School and District Administrators
Brian Cavanaugh, Ed.M., University of Maine

Classroom Strand: Strategies to Increase Teachers' Use of Evidence-Based Classroom Management Practices: Building the Triangle for Teachers
Brandi Simonsen, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Jennifer Freeman, M.A., University of Connecticut

Primer on Function-based Individual Behavior Support
George Sugai, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Susanah Everett, Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Engaging Families in School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports: The Next Frontier
John Eagle, M.S.W., Ph.D., Rhode Island College
Shannon Dowd-Eagle, Ph.D., Rhode Island College

Introductory Strand: Exploring Tier 3 Systems for Social, Emotional and Behavioral Support
Eric Mann, M.S.W., New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavior Interventions and Supports

Implementing School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports at the District Level
Adam Feinberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute
Vincent Cerce, M.Ed., CAGS, Brockton Public Schools

Classroom Strand: Class-wide Positive Behavioral Supports: Plan Development and Behavioral Outcomes
Adam Feinberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute
Lindsay Fallon, M.A., May Institute
Melissa Collier-Meek, M.A., May Institute
Christina Hardy, M.A., May Institute

Introduction to the Implementation Blueprint and Other Really Cool Stuff
Susan Barrett, M.A., National Technical Assistance Center for PBIS, Pratt Health Systems

Take Back the Bus!  How One Middle School Rolled out Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
JoAnne M. Malloy, Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
Tom Sica, Rundlett Middle School
Brendan O'Connor, Rundlett Middle School

Culturally Appropriate Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
George Sugai, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
 

7th Annual Forum on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports PBIS: Research to Practice - October 2011

Direct Behavior Rating (DBR): Defining Features and Assessment Applications Within a Tiered Service Delivery Model
Sandra Chafouleas, Ph.D., Neag School of Education at University of Connecticut

Application of the MTSS Framework to Mathematics: Assessment and Intervention Recommendations
Robin Codding, Ph.D., BCBA, University of Massachusetts Boston

Bring It Home: Involving Families Within School-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
John Eagle, Ph.D., Shannon Dowd-Eagle, Ph.D., Rhode Island College

Keynote: School-wide Positive Behavior Supports Within a State-wide Model for Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
Steve Goodman, Ph.D., Michigan’s Integrated Behavior and Learning Support

PBIS 101: Introduction to School-wide PBIS
Marcie Handler, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute

Evidence-based Classroom Management: Moving Research to Practice
Ashley S. MacSuga, M.A., Jennifer Freeman, M.A., University of Connecticut

Tales from New Hampshire: What Tier 2 PBIS Systems, Data, and Practices Look Like at the High School Level
Joanne Malloy, Ph.D., Donna Couture, M.Ed., Maureen Tracey, B.A., Kathy Francoeur, B.A., The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire

Think and Return: An Insight-promoting Teacher Response Process for Addressing Minor Concerning Behavior
Eric Mann, M.S.W., New Hampshire Center for Effective Behavioral Interventions and Support; Southeast Regional Education Services Center, Inc.

Improving Lunch Monitor/Student Interactions: Effects of a Cafeteria-based Intervention
Rebecca Parrish, M.S., Northeastern University

Implementing School-wide PBIS at the District Level: Lessons from the Field
Bob Putnam, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute, April Rist, M.Ed., Agawam Public Schools

Assessing, Evaluating, and Promoting the Treatment Integrity of Behavioral Interventions
Lisa M. H. Sanetti, Ph.D., Neag School of Education at University of Connecticut

Addressing Bullying Behavior Within a PBIS Framework
George Sugai, Ph.D., Neag School of Education at University of Connecticut

Berkshire Association of Behavior Analysis and Therapy (BABAT) - October 2011

Designing Effective Class-wide Behavior Support Interventions
Marcie Handler, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute

School-wide Positive Behavior Support Systems: Application of Applied Behavior Analysis in Public School Settings
Bob Putnam, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute, Debborah Smyth, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute, Marcie Handler, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute, and George Sugai, Ph.D., Neag School of Education at University of Connecticut

PBIS in Urban Alternative School Settings: Program Design and Planning
Debborah Smyth, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute, Adam Feinberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D, May Institute, Mark Williams, M.Ed., BCBA, Lynn Public Schools

SWPBS & ABA Applications: Comments
George Sugai, Ph.D., Neag School of Education at University of Connecticut