Specialized Family Care Program

SFC staff will be working remotely and available to SFC providers through their work cell phones. If you have an emergency or specific needs please contact your Family Based Care Specialist. The public may continue to make referrals or apply to be a home provider by utilizing this site. All staff contact information can be accessed by Contact Us.

Positive Behavior Support

  • Category: Behavior
  • Materials: Guidebooks: Part I: Introduction to Positive Behavior Support
    Part II: Implementing Positive Behavior Support
  • Goal: Provider understands the basic principles of Positive Behavior Support and Person Centered Planning and learns how to implement plans.
  • Credit Hours: 2 Hours
  • Date Developed: March 2008
  • Developed by: Carol Newlon, CED's Positive Behavior Support Project

Training Objectives:

  1. Provider can define Positive Behavior Support
  2. Provider knows the basic prinicples of Positive Behavior Support
  3. Provider knows how to make changes in an individual's environment to prevent challenging behaviors from occuring
  4. Provider knows how to develop a Positive Behavior Support Plan

Training Procedures:

  • *Provider initiated self-study. Alternate formats of the study materials are available upon request. (Cover Sheet)
  • Test completed by Provider (Take the Test)
  • Review of test responses by Family Based Care Specialist and Provider

* The test is not available to be taken online, but you can download the course materials and test from the links above. For answers to the test, contact Donna McCune: Donna.G.McCune@wv.gov.