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PAX Good Behavior Game Initial Teacher Training provides teachers with all the skills, strategies, and supplies necessary to implement PAX GBG in the classroom. This is the foundational training of PAX GBG and ensures proficiency in each of the PAX Kernels as well as the PAX Game. In addition to implementing strategies, teachers learn the importance of a nurturing environment and its effects on trauma, self-regulation, and mental health outcomes throughout the lifespan. Teachers also learn about the role they can play in supporting the students that are most affected by environmental influences.
PAX Partner Training provides coaching and support training for school-based or external professionals trained in PAX GBG. PAX Partners guide PAX GBG implementations in the school and provide support that can include troubleshooting, expanding implementation and integrating PAX GBG with other school-wide initiatives. This instruction and the PAX Partner Manual provide PAX Partners with the skills to support teachers in initiating and maintaining a PAX GBG implementation in their classroom by promoting the step-by-step integration of PAX strategies with fidelity into their classroom procedures. Partners also receive instruction on using the PAX Up! App for data collection and analysis as well as guiding classroom implementations. This training also includes strategies for troubleshooting and additional assistance for teachers with students who continue to struggle. PAX Partners learn expert coaching and support skills in order to effectively guide teachers as they improve their implementation. Partners also learn fidelity monitoring and use of data to alter implementations and collaborate with school and district administration to generate the best outcomes possible from the PAX GBG implementation.
PAX Sustainability Training provides "internal support" or school personnel with instruction on guiding classroom implementation, data monitoring, and troubleshooting to improve outcomes. This instruction and the PAX Partner Manual provide PAX Sustainability team members with the skills to support teachers in initiating and maintaining a PAX GBG implementation in their classroom by promoting the step-by-step integration of PAX strategies with fidelity into their classroom procedures.
PAX Next Steps Training (PBIS/SEL) provides previously trained PAX GBG teachers with focused development in a number of areas to improve implementation including Trauma-informed Care/Social Emotional Learning, PBIS and Tiered Intervention. This training also gives teachers access to a certified PAX Trainer to help troubleshoot implementation issues they may face in the classroom. It also provides explicit instruction for using PAX Kernels in tiered instruction and for students who have been exposed to trauma. Teachers also receive training on utilizing the PAX Up! App for implementing and monitoring their use of PAX GBG in their classroom. PAX Next Steps Training provides in-depth instruction for differentiated application of many traditional PAX strategies to create expertise in implementing PAX GBG.
PAX Heroes Training provides teachers who have previously been trained in PAX GBG with new variations and strategies for students who continue to demonstrate behavioral difficulties. This training delivers explicit instruction in using the PAX Heroes Manual to identify areas of student difficulty and adapting PAX GBG implementation to support those needs. PAX Heroes Teacher Training also provides instruction in analyzing activities and areas of difficulty for students and selecting targeted Tier 2 and Tier 3 strategies to improve their behavioral and academic performance. Teachers also receive training on utilizing the PAX Up! App for implementing and monitoring their use of PAX GBG in their classroom. This training also provides explicit instruction in behavior observation and analysis useful in identifying useful strategies in and out of the classroom. PAX Heroes Teacher Training provides instruction in integrating PAX Heroes assessment, analysis, and strategies with existing clinical assistance and school-wide procedures.
PAX Tools Community Educator Training provides community educators with a set of 9 evidence-based strategies for working with youth. The Community Educator training equips the participant with the knowledge and skills needed to facilitate a PAX Tools Community Workshop in their own community (working with families, day-cares, after school settings, social workers, juvenile justice staff, etc.).