The Five Steps of DBI

The Five Steps of DBI

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Self-Paced Modules
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National Center on Intensive Intervention
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Five Steps of DBI

The course is expected to take 30 minutes to complete. You may complete the course in one sitting or return at a later time to complete it.

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This interactive self-paced module is intended to help educators and administrators learn about the data-based individualization (DBI) process. By completing the Five Steps of the DBI Process course, you will be able to:

  • Explain how DBI supports individualizing and intensifying interventions.
  • Define the five steps of the DBI process.
  • Identify questions to guide implementation of each of the five DBI steps.
  • Identify resources to support DBI implementation.

As you engage in the module, the accompanying note-taking guide provides a place to take notes on the key themes and answer the summary questions at the end of each section. After you complete the module, check your reflections against the provided responses at the end of this document

To access this content you will need to log in or register for an account in the PROGRESS Center and NCII Learning Module Library. In addition to the self-paced module, the course includes a collection of resources highlighted in the module and a course completion certificate. You will only be able to access the course completion certificate once you have completed the module. Please contact with any questions.

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