Traditional Discipline vs. PBIS

TRADITIONAL DISCIPLINE       VS.          PBIS

Traditional Discipline

  • Data is used to provide documentation for events
  • Focus on decreasing inappropriate behavior
  • Views problem behavior as a problem

PBIS 

  • Focus is to explicitly teach behavioral expectations
  • Uses data as a major decision component
  • Uses interventions
  • Focus on increasing appropriate behavior
  • Views destructive behavior as communication