Social/Emotional/Behavioral Resources

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Technical Assistance Papers (TAPs)
Counseling as a Related Service (DPS 2011-134) (October 7, 2011)
Psychological Services as Related Services (FY 2000-8) (May 2000)
Florida DOE Memos
Differentiating Counseling and Psychological Counseling as a Related Service (2005-77) (June 13, 2005)
Bullying in Schools: Is it happening? How do you know? (Brooks Rumenik, David Wheeler) — AMM 2012
Bullies and Their Victims: Understanding a Pervasive Problem in Schools (George Batsche) — Florida Bullying Prevention Conference 2007
Discipline Systems that Work (George Batsche) — Florida Bullying Prevention Conference 2007
Middle School Adolescent Intervention Programs (George Batsche) — Florida Bullying Prevention Conference 2007
Bullying and Violence Prevention in Schools (George Batsche) — AMM 2005
Other Resources
CECP-The Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice — The Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice supports and promotes a reoriented national preparedness to foster the development and the adjustment of children with or at risk of developing serious emotional disturbance.
Florida's Positive Behavior Support Project is part of the Department of Child and Family Studies of the Louis de la Parte Institute at the University of South Florida, and is funded by the Florida Department of Education, Bureau of Exceptional Student Education (BESE). In addition to the training and technical assistance the project provides, a number of online resources are available (facilitator guides, tip sheets, training materials, web-based resources, etc.).
Florida Department of Education's Office of Safe Schools' website lists a number of resources to promote and support safe learning environments.
Florida’s Response to Intervention for Behavior (RtI:B) Database — Funded by the Department of Education, Florida’s RtI:B database gives districts and schools an easier way to analyze their behavior data.
Implementing a Multi-Tiered System of Support for Behavior: Recommended Practices for School and District Leaders, October 2011 (PDF Download) — A practical guide addressing both general questions related to the implementation of a Florida's Multi-tiered System of Support integrating academic and behavioral supports and specifically, the behavioral aspects within the system.
Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center — is funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help address such issues. The website includes information about the center’s training and technical assistance, products and tools, and latest research findings.
School-Based Mental Health Resources, May 2015 (PDF Download) — This document provides links to websites with resources for mental health prevention/intervention, school safety, school climate, student engagement, evidence-based practices, bullying prevention/intervention, suicide prevention/intervention, and crisis response.