2023 Safe and Supportive Learning Environments: Prevention Before the Crisis Summit

04. An Overview of Prevent, Teach, Reinforce Options for Early Childhood

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Session Dates

Wednesday August 16, 2023 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM - PaTTAN - CENTRAL

This session will describe the Prevent, Teach, Reinforce models for Early Childhood which include the classroom based model of Prevent, Teach, Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC) and the home and community based model of Prevent, Teach, Reinforce for Families (PTR-F). PTR-YC and PTR-F are manualized systems of Functional Behavior Assessment and Positive Behavior Support Planning for toddlers and preschool age children. Participants will learn what might be expected of them if they participate in a PTR-YC or PTR-F team as well as how they can learn more about the processes.

Target Audience

Suggested participants include the following:

  • Administrators
  • Educators, including early childhood educators
  • Behavioral specialists (school counselors, school psychologists, special educators)
  • Behavioral and mental health providers
  • Emotional Support teachers
  • Emotional Support paraprofessionals
  • Parents/families

Topics Covered: Behavior

Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Tina Rife, at 717-901-2251, or trife@pattan.net.

Event Info

Event Type:



Sue Zeiders

Event Contact:


Tina Rife

Content Contact:

Chanda Telleen

Additional Info

A list of nearby hotel locations can be found here: PaTTAN Central Information
Note: You are responsible for securing and paying for your own lodging. Room blocks with discounted rates have not been reserved.