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Behavior Consultation and Coaching

Greene County ESC Behavior Consultation and Coaching Services


The purpose of the GCESC Behavior Consultation/Coaching Services program is to support district personnel in building their internal capacity to support students with behavioral and social emotional needs.

What it IS:

  • Job embedded professional development on-site in school districts (see list below).

  • Consultation to recommend evidence based interventions for behavioral support and social emotional learning.

  • Ongoing coaching support for staff in implementation of evidence based practices for behavioral support and social emotional learning.

What it is NOT:

  • Direct student intervention

  • Crisis intervention

  • Performance/Creation of FBAs and BIPs

Initial Behavior Support Consultation

$1,500 per referral


  • Visit 1:

    • Classroom Observation for purpose of consultation recommendations (up to 2 hours)

    • Review of relevant records

    • Meeting/Needs Assessment with district educational team

  • Visit 2:

    • Delivery of written report with summary of recommendations.

    • Presentation/explanation of recommendations at meeting

    • Email Q/A for 4 weeks from date of  Visit 2

  • Visit 3:

    • Recommendations and trouble-shooting implementation, upon request of educational team, if needed.

Highly Recommended:

Follow Up Behavior Support Coaching

(only available after completion of initial consultation)

$500 per onsite visit


  • Ongoing observations/meetings upon request of the educational team ($500 per visit)

  • Email Q/A for 4 weeks from date of most recent meeting with district educational team

Example Topics for Job Embedded Professional Development by the Greene County ESC Behavior Consultant/Coach:

  • Helping develop positive team dispositions for behavior planning

  • Guiding others to define behaviors and identify desired outcomes

  • Determining social validity of behavioral goals

  • Prioritizing behaviors

  • Determining appropriate tiers of support

  • Identifying and teaching replacement behaviors

  • Understanding response-effort considerations

  • Determining behavioral and social emotional skill deficits

  • Identifying related task demands

  • Determining interventions in the learner’s zone of proximal development

  • Scaffolding of behavior supports

  • Ensuring fidelity of implementation

  • Developing a transfer and generalization plan

Click here to access the Greene County Behavior Coaching Team Referral Form!

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