Positive Behavior Support

Practical Training Solutions
5.0 (27)
This course provides approved documentation for those deferring Prevention and Support Sept 18- Dec 31, 2020.
"Positive Behavior Support is a set of processes that combine information from social, behavioral, and biomedical science and applies this information at the individual or systems level to reduce behavioral challenges and improve quality of life. Both systems-wide and individualized interventions used in PBS are empirically documented and can be used by a wide range of support providers” (apbs.org). The techniques learned will allow the Direct Support Professional (DSP) to apply Positive Behavior Support theory and techniques in a practical and effective way.

What You Will Learn

Lesson 1
Lesson 2
Principles of Positive Behavior Support
27m 58s
Lesson 3
Understanding Behavior
56m 55s
Lesson 4
The Tool Box - Positive Interventions
17m 5s


Chris Garcia
Senior Instructor at Practical Training Solutions and AZ DDD Lead Instructor - Chandler Arizona


5.0 (27)
Sam E
House Manager
Aug 17, 2021
It was great to learn and revisit these practical concepts. Love the application and the examples to improve.
Brenda A
Aug 7, 2021
I was intrigued with all of these power points, I am planning to incorporate them for both home and work environment. It made a positive impact in the way to look at situations in different perspectives, rather than just having a fixed mindset.
Kylie H
Positive Behavior Review
Aug 3, 2021
Very informative
Mercedes M
Loved this course
Jul 6, 2021
Loved how Mr. Garcia put everything into perspective. I highly recommend this course to anyone looking for a better understanding of the individuals we support!
Marlene M
Positive Behavior Support
Jun 23, 2021
It changes my point of view, great class.
Yamel G
very helpful
Jun 17, 2021
great tool
Chelsea S
Good tools
Jun 9, 2021
I appreciated the tools provided to help with behaviors. I like the activity recommended to ask ourselves why the person may need to d something and also I appreciated the conversation to help us look at behavior from a different perspective
Susan C
Adult Developmental Home Provider
May 14, 2021
A lot of great ideas, and resources. Thank you.
Janet N
May 9, 2021
I learned a low that can assist me in many areas working with person in a behavior facility.
Tiphony G
May 2, 2021
I was very informed. Thank you.
Wegayehu T
grup Home
May 2, 2021
Grate Explantion
Biruhalem T
Career giver
May 2, 2021
good explanation
Nathaniel R
Mar 26, 2021
This was a very informative course! It opened up my eyes a lot!
Maida D
Very Informative
Jan 29, 2021
This course was very informative and gave a lot of good examples .
Kim S
Positive Supports Training
Dec 11, 2020
The instructor was fun to listen to and very relatable. I learned a lot on ways I can respond to the people I support when a challenging behavior comes up.
Ann H
Dec 4, 2020
Super course !!
Tatien B
Behavior Health Supporter
Nov 27, 2020
This course is just great and gives important insights on the best way to support others behave better.
Kimberly B
A wealth of knowledge
Nov 25, 2020
I learned so much and have a much better understanding of how to express the importance of behavior support. AWESOME and well worth my time course!
Rosemary R
Positive Behavior Support Review
Oct 19, 2020
The presentation was well done with good examples to help understand the key points. The speaker was also very passionate which helped keep our attention. review questions could use some work!
Laura A
Day Program Manager
Oct 18, 2020
Informative class.
Nazia M
Can use these practices on my children
Oct 17, 2020
I love what this course has taught me.
Kristianne A
Phenomenal course
Oct 17, 2020
Fantastic Course. This can be applied in relationships with or WITHOUT disabilities. This is a must one who is in a relationship, parent or caretaker.
Susan D
Direct Care Staff
Oct 15, 2020
This class was good. Some of the information was review and the tools box was great.
Johnny W
Operations Supervisor
Oct 14, 2020
To the point nicely done Chris. All of our staffing will be taking tis informative well thought out class. Thank you for all you do for the individuals we serve/work with.
Martha L
Positive Behavior Support
Oct 6, 2020
Such a great training! Has a nice flow and the key components to what a DSP should know!
Stephanie T
DDD provider
Sep 30, 2020
Very informational
Brenda B
Independent Contractor
Sep 23, 2020
Great speaker