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Frequently Asked Questions

Direct Instruction
Precision Teaching
Prosocial Skills
Self-Directed Education
Culturally Relevant Education

How can I learn more about Direct Instruction?

Interactive Tutorial by Sigfried Engelmann - https://psych.athabascau.ca/open/engelmann/index.php

Where can I learn more about Project Follow Through?

What does Michael Maloney recommend for behavior management?

The Good Kid Book: How to Solve the 16 Most Common Behavior Problems by Howard Sloane - https://amzn.to/3jMB8Mo

Where can I read about Direct Instruction?

The Maloney Method article by Homeschool World - https://www.home-school.com/Articles/the-maloney-method.php

Where can I learn more about the Standard Celeration Chart?

An Introduction to the Standard Celeration Chart by the Standard Celeration Society - https://celeration.org/introduction/#what

Precision Teaching Case Study by Michael Maloney


What prevention programs should be studied and implemented?

  • PAX Good Behavior Game
  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
  • Positive Action
  • Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies
  • Parent Management Training Oregon
  • The Incredible Years
  • Family Check Up
  • Communities that Care
  • Jails to Jobs
  • Unicor
  • Hope for Prisoners
  • Nurse Family Partnership
  • Teaching Family Homes

What are some books I can read about nurturance and prevention?

Nurture Effect: How the Science of Human Behavior Can Improve Our Lives and Our World by Anthony Biglan - https://amzn.to/3yCNWJe 


Rebooting Capitalism: How We Can Forge a Society That Works for Everyone by Anthony Biglan - https://amzn.to/2VdJTFS

What are some books I can read to learn more about positive parenting?

Parenting with Love: Making a Difference in a Day by Glenn Lethem - https://amzn.to/3yALrHC


The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years by Lisa Coyne - https://amzn.to/3t68B7B

How can I learn about using PAX Tools to create nurturing environments?

Prevention Science with Dr. PAX aka Dennis Embry - https://www.paxis.org/dr-pax/

PAX Tool App - available on Apple and Android

What are some other things I could do to expand my knowledge?

  • Read “Flip the Script” by Coyte Cooper and build one new habit. 
  • Read Chapter 5 of “The Nurture Effect” by Anthony Biglan and share what you learned. 
  • Read “The Happiness Trap” by Russ Harris and share what you learned. 
  • Read “ACT with Love” by Russ Harris and share what you learned. 
  • Complete the workbook “Get Out Of Your Mind and Into Your Life” by Steven Hayes.
  • Read the book “A Liberated Mind” by Steven Hayes. 
  • Read “Compassionate Mind Guide to Overcoming Anxiety” by Dennis Tirsch
  • Download the PAX Tool App and learn about all the tools. 
  • Use the PAX Tool App every day for 10 consecutive days and share your thoughts!
  • Join Values to Action for $47 lifetime membership! Share on your socials!
  • Join the National Prevention Science Coalition and share on your socials. 
  • Join the Coalition of Behavioral Science Organizations. Share on your socials!
  • Learn about B-Corps and Conscious Capitalism. Share what you learned!
  • Learn about the BACB Code of Ethics and share what you learn. 
  • Learn about the Behavioral Health Certificate of Excellence and share what you learn. 
  • Read “How Love Wins: Power of Mindful Kindness” by Doug Carnine. Share a gem. 
  • Read “The New Jim Crow” by Michelle Alexander and share what you learn. 

What languages are we considering offering to collective members?

  • Lingít Yoo X̲ʼatángi (Tlingit)
  • X̱aat Kíl (Haida)
  • Sm'álgyax (Tsimshian)
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Language Acquisition Motor Planning (LAMP)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

What books do you recommend for people wanting to create change?

What books do you recommend to learn more about SDE?

  • Raising Free People: Unschooling as Liberation and Healing Work by Akilah S. Richards - https://amzn.to/2WLG4bC 
  • Lost At School: Why Our Kids With Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through The Cracks And How We Can Help Them by Ross Greene - https://amzn.to/3t9A7AQ

What current media do you recommend for families?

  • TV shows:
    • America’s Got Talent
    • The Good Place
    • Parenthood
    • Modern Family
    • This Is Us
    • New Amsterdam
    • The Good Doctor
    • Fresh Off the Boat
    • Black’ish
    • The Masked Singer 
    • Series of Unfortunate Events
  • Podcasts:
    • Meaningful Matriarchs
    • Fare of the Free Child
    • Beautiful Humans
    • On the Land
    • Professional Troublemaker
    • Shades of ABA
    • Behavioral Observations
    • Tipsy Unicorns
    • Hops, Hooves, and Humanity
    • Defy Community
    • ACT Natural 

What books do you recommend to learn more about CRE?

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