Digging into Data Webinar
Providing Supports to Classrooms and Children Using the Behavior Incident Report System (BIRS)
May 6, 2021
Duration: 56 min
This webinar will review how the Behavior Incident Report System (BIRS) can be used as a coaching tool to support classroom practitioners and children. Case studies will be presented that will be help coaches understand and reflect on how the BIRS can be a powerful tool to use to improve child outcomes.
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Jolenea Ferro, University of South Florida
Jolenea Ferro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies and the Training Director for the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities at the University of South Florida. She has a PhD, in special education from the University of Florida and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst – Doctoral. Her research and practice are focused on developing interventions and supports for learners with severe behavior problems and applications of both targeted and individualized behavioral support for young children. She has trained and coached early childhood professionals in community settings, Head Start, and school-based programs. In addition, she guides and coaches preservice teachers in the implementation of evidence-based practices and individualized interventions.
Meghan von der Embse , University of South Florida
Meghan von der Embse, EdS, NCSP is a Human Services Practitioner with the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities at the University of South Florida (USF). She provides training, technical assistance, and ongoing coaching supports for early childhood programs to build capacity implementing and sustaining Pyramid Model Supports. Meghan had previously served as the Director of Behavior Support Services at Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Facilitator for the agency’s early childhood and special education preschool programs. Meghan received her Education Specialist degree in School Psychology at Miami University and is a nationally certified school psychologist. She has practiced as a K-12 school psychologist in four states (OH, MI, NC, NE) and has expertise in providing training and technical assistance with multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) and early literacy programming.