BIRS provides an efficient way for Leadership Teams to make informed decisions about student behavior. BIRS will help teams isolate challenges with specific children, identify factors related to specific challenges (activity, behavior type, motivation...), make decisions on how to support the student and teacher based on the data, and to be able to see changes in behavior over time.
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Behavior Incident Reports should be used to track serious behavior challenges. Data can and should be entered and analyzed on a regular basis. Leadership Teams should review data monthly, at a minimum, to make decisions about the type of support to provide for teachers and children.
Always complete when a child engages in the following kinds of behaviors:
Also complete when a child continues to engage in problem behavior despite efforts to redirect to use alternative skills. On these occasions, complete the form for children who are persistent in problem behavior and their problem behavior appears to be unresponsive to the child guidance procedures you use in your classroom. The form will not be completed if the behavior has not occurred before or if the behavior may be developmentally-expected (e.g., 2- year-olds who tussle over a toy). These behaviors may be: