The Benefits of Positive Behavior SupportAll individuals have the right to aspire toward their own personal goals and desires. At times, mental health conditions and problem behaviors, such as aggression or property destruction, can create barriers to reaching those goals.

Fortunately, a number of treatment practices exist that can assist an individual in adopting positive behaviors. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a mental health condition and has problem behaviors, consider talking to a mental health provider about the benefits of Positive Behavior Support (PBS).

What is PBS?

Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is a philosophy for helping individuals whose problem behaviors are barriers to reaching their goals. It is based on the well-researched science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). A key component is understanding that behaviors occur for a reason and can be predicted by knowing what happens before and after those behaviors.

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The Benefits of Positive Behavior Support

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  1. #bloghopping – I’m Blog hopping to all my Fav blogger here at Psych Central see: http://psych.ly/MR1Awr

    I thought PBS was a TV channel… Nope,Positive Behavior Support (PBS) is a philosophy for helping over come barriers to reach goals. I learn something new every day! … “intellectual disability”… are you calling me dumb? :) I’ve never heard that term before, is that a nice way of saying socially inept?

    PS – I’m Retweeting your Blog and Pinning it too :) Feel free to share the love…Come join me in Blog hopping this month.

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