Family Chat Replay: Improving Family Lives with Positive Behavior Support
Family Chat: Improving Family Lives with Positive Behavior Support
In case you missed the Family Chat on Improving Family Lives with Positive Behavior Support, the video (in its entirety) is very informative, but for those of you who want to “cut to the chase”, we’ve put together [time stamps] of the video so you can quickly catch the explanations and specific strategies along with real-life examples from our panelists.
What you will learn from this chat
- How PBS can work for your family
- Understanding your child’s behavior
- How do we use it?
- Being proactive
- Teaching skills
- Sharing and celebrating successes
What is PBS?
[11:16] Melisa Ruiz provides the explanation
[13:34] Randy talks about his experience with PBS and how it has empowered his family.
[14:46] Melissa Ruiz shares about her uniquely blended, family situation and a stepdaughter that comes from two very different homes. Using practical solutions from Positive Behavior Support has helped keep her family on track.
[16:41] Sister Michael comments on the subject of how do we respond to the “child of today”, give the child the support, and a “sense of self” to be able to come to the realization that their behavior could be better.[21:26] Meme explains what Positive Behavior Support is along with a real-life example of going to the grocery store.
[25:46] Meme provides an explanation and examples
[27:32] Princess shares a short example using proactive strategies and talks about the game, Fortnight, in her house before bedtime saying her child would play it 24/7.
[29:44] Sister Michael talks about using proactive strategies with her children that are “grazers”
[32:43] Randi shares an example of how his family uses proactive strategies for a trip to Disney World that his family took.
[34:32] Meme explains the different teaching strategies.
[36:26] Kiki shares an example of how teaching strategies are used with her granddaughter interrupting.
[38:16] Chantai shared a teaching example when her daughter perseverates over an upcoming event.
[39:40] Melissa provides a great example about teaching her son to “put on the brakes.”
[41:06] Meme explains the different types
[43:37] Sister Michael shares about temper-tantrums.
“I don’t understand ‘whining’
and when you’re crying, then
I can’t understand what you’re saying”
~ by Sister Michael
[46:08] Princess’s son caught her off guard with an interesting comment and she shares how she handled it with logical and natural consequences.
[48:13] Randy talks about when his children encountered non-preferred activities and a logical consequence that happened in his house.
[49:48] Questions & Answers
- The difference between a tantrum and a sensory meltdown.
- If children share homes between a mom and dad, how important is it that strategies are consistent across the two homes?
- Is PBS a form of ABA?
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