Helping Behaviorally Challenging Students: Difficult Issues and Difficult Students

Your Definition of the F Word (program aired live on November 29, 2010)
What's the difference between a popular school intervention framework -- Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) -- and the CPS* model?  The biggest difference begins with your definition of the "function" of challenging behavior, and that definition has tremendous implications for how you go about trying to help. LISTEN NOW 

Pointless Consequences (program aired live on October 4, 2010) 
Should adult-imposed consequences still be given when problems are being solved collaboratively? What do such consequences accomplish? How are they counterproductive? LISTEN NOW

Troubleshooting (program aired live on November 28, 2011)
Thanks to a caller, this program focused on the difficulties that can pop up when CPS* is being implemented in a school.  A very informative program! LISTEN NOW

"Therapeutic Restraint" is a Contradiction in Terms (program aired live on October 31, 2011)
The title of the program pretty much says it all, though it's not the only topic Dr. Greene covered. LISTEN NOW

The Good, the Bad, and... (program aired live on September 12, 2011)
On this program, Dr. Greene highlighted some of the stories about school discipline practices that made the news over the summer. There's bad news...and good news. How's your school doing in its efforts to transform school discipline? LISTEN NOW

Should Kids Be Rewarded for Participating in Solving Problems Collaboratively?  (program aired live on January 10, 2011)
The title pretty much says it all.  But you'll have to listen to hear the answer! LISTEN NOW

Why Kids Don't Talk (and other topics) (program aired live on December 13, 2010)
The title pretty much says it all...do listen! LISTEN NOW 

Lenses and Collaboration at All Ages (program aired live on November 15, 2010)
At what age is it appropriate to try to solve problems collaboratively with kids?  Can you really solve a problem collaboratively with a student if s/he doesn't think there's a problem to solve?  How do you organize the effort within a school building?  LISTEN NOW 

*Dr. Greene is the originator of the Collaborative Problem Solving approach -- and referred to his model by that name in his articles, chapters, research papers, and books prior to 2013 -- but now calls his model Collaborative & Proactive Solutions (CPS). Read more here.