The Importance of Conducting Social, Emotional, and Behavior Assessment in Schools
In this second Master Class video in the FastBridge Social-Emotional Behavior (SEB) Academy series, Dr. Stephen Kilgus delves into how SEB screening fits within a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) to increase students’ social-emotional skills, reduce problem behaviors, and promote academic achievement.
Watch the 12-minute video to learn more about:
- The questions that can be answered by SEB screening
- Best practices for universal SEB screening and progress monitoring
- How to evaluate and select the right SEB screener for your students’ needs
*Educators are eligible to receive 30 minutes of Continuing Education (CE) credit when they watch this video and complete the accompanying CE quiz!
About Our Presenter:
Stephen Kilgus, Ph.D., Associate Professor of School Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Kilgus is Associate Professor in the School Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where his research primarily relates to social-emotional and behavioral assessment. His work has resulted in the development of evidence-based assessment procedures, as well as the validation of tools for universal screening, problem analysis, and progress monitoring. Dr. Kilgus has authored and contributed to the development of a number of assessments, including the SAEBRS screener and Direct Behavior Ratings (DBRs). He currently serves as a principal investigator on a grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) regarding the validation of the Intervention Selection Profile (ISP), a suite of tools to inform the selection and modification of Tier 2 targeted interventions. Dr. Kilgus is also researching the development and evaluation of Tier 2 targeted interventions.