Tier 1 universal prevention
The team responsible for Tier 1 universal prevention includes representatives of all key stakeholders in the school community. The team usually includes:
- Learning and Support team representative
- teacher(s) with behavioural management expertise (for example, Learning and Support (LaS) teacher, school counsellor)
- non-teaching staff (for example, School Learning Support Officer, school administration staff)
- parent/ community
- coach support (within school coach or external a person from another school/ Public Schools NSW position).
Team responsibilities are to:
- attend PBL training
- develop PBL school vision aligned with school plan
- schedule/ participate in efficient meetings
- use problem solving and data based decision making
- collect, collate, analyse and share data
- develop, implement and evaluate an action plan
- communicate with staff, students, families and community and seek feedback on progress
- build systems for family and community awareness and engagement.
Tier 1 systems:
- ensure essential features of school wide universal prevention are in place
- achieve actions through staff collaboration
- communicate school-wide systems and strategies
- ensure effective classroom practices are in place
- schedule professional learning
- document processes for acknowledgement/ consequences and data collection.
Tier 1 practices:
- post, teach, monitor and review expectations
- support quality teaching across all settings
- use data based decision making.