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Functional Behavior Assessment

Functional Behavior Assessment

  1. Select a student on the Students panel.

  2. Click the Documents icon for the student.

  3. From the Create New Document drop-down list, select Functional Behavior Assessment under Part B: Behavior, and click Go.

  4. In the Student Information section, the system auto-populates the following information:

    • From the Student Info/Demo Part B profile:

      • Student

      • USI

      • DOB

    • From the LEA Entry/Exit Part B profile:

      • Grade

    • From the Special Education Part B profile:

      • Case Manager

      • Last Eligibility Meeting Date

      • Last IEP Annual Review Meeting Date

      • Student’s Primary Disability

  5. Enter a date in the Date(s) of Evaluation field using the calendar icon. Users can add multiple date fields if needed by clicking on the plus icon.

  6. In the Participants field, select a name from the staff table using the lookup function or type a free-form name, and click non-lookup. The system auto-populates the role of the staff member selected in the lookup field. If the staff name is entered using a non-lookup functionality, the user must enter the participant's role manually.

  7. Enter a date in the Report Date field using the calendar icon. This date flows to the Special Education profile once the document is finalized.

  8. The system provides the following long stylized textboxes to enter student's details:

    • Under the Background Information section -

      • Student Strengths: Describe the student’s behavioral strengths.

      • Academic Information: Describe the summary of academic history, current academic data, or other relevant educational information.

      • Medical Information: Describe the summary of relevant medical or mental health information or both.

      • Attendance Information: Describe the summary of relevant student attendance data.

      • Other Relevant Background Information: Describe the summary of other relevant student data or information.

    • Under the Target Behaviors section:

      • Target Behavior(s): Describe the targeted behavior(s) specifically.

      • Impact of Behaviors: Describe the effect that the behaviors have on the student’s learning or the learning of others.

      • Setting(s) of target behavior: Describe the location(s) or setting(s) in which the behavior occurs, including physical environment, time of day, persons involved, etc.

      • Timing of the target behavior: Describe the frequency and duration of the behavior.

      • Antecedent(s): Describe relevant events that precede the behavior.

      • Consequences and Educational Impact: Describe the result or outcome of the behavior and the impact of the behavior on the student, other students, or the educational environment.

      • Other Relevant Information: Describe other potential variables, contributors, or influences of the student or the student’s behavior.

      • Previous Strategies Employed: Describe the behavioral interventions that have been attempted and the impacts or outcomes of those interventions.

  9. In the Observations section, complete the following details:

    • Enter a date using the calendar icon. Once the user enters a date, the Setting, Observer, and Behaviors Observed fields become mandatory.

    • Enter a setting in the given textbox.

    • Select an observer from the staff table using the lookup function.

    • Enter the student's behavior observed in the given textbox. You must type a minimum of 20 characters in the textbox.

    • Enter additional details in the Other Notes textbox. This textbox is optional.

  10. The system provides two long stylized textboxes labeled Parent Input and Student Input. Users can upload a file using the Browse option in these two textboxes.

  11. In the Assessment Data section, complete the following details:

    • Select a Name of Tool from the drop-down list. If you select the Other checkbox, you must describe the tool name. Once the user selects a tool name, the Results field becomes mandatory.

    • The system provides a long stylized textbox to enter the results of the selected tool. You must type a minimum of 20 characters in the textbox.

    • In the Upload Supporting Documentation field, the user can upload multiple documents using the Browse option. This field is optional.

  12. In the Summary and Recommendations section, the system provides the following two stylized textboxes:

    • Hypothesis of Behavioral Function: Describe the team’s hypothesis of the relationship between the behavior and the environment in which it occurs.

    • Recommendations for Interventions: Provide suggestions for preventing the target behavior or positive behavioral supports, both or interventions to be implemented.

  13. Click Save, Done Editing.

  14. Finalize the document once completed. To finalize the document, click Set Document, select Status from Draft to Final, and then click Accept. When the document is finalized, the Report Date value will flow to the Functional Behavior Assessment Date on the student's Special Education Part B profile.

  • To add additional details, click the plus icon.

  • The user must type a minimum of 20 characters in each textbox.

Data Flow

Upon finalization of the documents, the following data flow occurs:


To Profile

Report Date

Special Education Part B, Functional Behavior Assessment Date

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