Examining Variation in the Impact of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. Department of Education
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01583127
First received: April 20, 2012
Last updated: February 23, 2016
Last verified: February 2016
  Purpose
To conduct a randomized controlled trial of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports, which is a school-based prevention program aimed at reducing behavior problems in children.

Condition Intervention
Problem Behavior
Behavioral: Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Examining Variation in the Impact of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Teacher ratings [ Time Frame: 5 time points over 4 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    teacher ratings of students prosocial behavior, emotion regulation, conduct problems, and aggressive behavior


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • student discipline data [ Time Frame: 5 time points over 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    suspensions, office discipline referrals

  • school climate [ Time Frame: 5 time points over 5 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    teacher and student reports of school climate


Enrollment: 32986
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: School-Wide (SW)-PBIS intervention
SW-PBIS intervention
Behavioral: Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports
Implementation of the School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports model across 4 school years.
Other Name: Positive Behavior Supports
No Intervention: Control
Practice as usual

Detailed Description:
To conduct a group randomized controlled trial of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports. PBIS is a popular school-based prevention program aimed at reducing behavior problems in children. Staff are trained to implement behavioral focused prevention programs to address issues related to student conduct and discipline problems.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Public Elementary Schools
  • All children attending the schools and staff employed were eligible for inclusion

Exclusion Criteria:

• None

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01583127

Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. Department of Education
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Catherine P Bradshaw, PhD Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  More Information

Publications:
Bradshaw, C. P., Mitchell, M. M., & Leaf, P. J. (2010). Examining the effects of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports on student outcomes: Results from a randomized controlled effectiveness trial in elementary schools. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 12, 133-148.
Bradshaw, C.P., Koth, C.W., Bevans, K.B., Ialongo, N., & Leaf, P.J. (2008). The impact of school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) on the organizational health of elementary schools. School Psychology Quarterly, 23(4), 462-473.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01583127     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H.33.02.03.07.A  R01MH067948 
Study First Received: April 20, 2012
Last Updated: February 23, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:
Problem Behavior

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Problem Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2016