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Conducting Effective Problem Solving Teams (PST)

In this module we talk about the importance of effective problem-solving teams and what their role is within the framework of problem-solving.

After reviewing the materials in this module, you should be able to:

  1. Describe the difference between a pre-referral intervention team (PIT) and a problem solving team (PST).
  2. Understand the role of PST within a problem-solving model.
  3. Learn about the research supporting PST as opposed to PIT.
  4. Monitor implementation of PST using a fidelity checklist.


Conducting Effective Problem Solving Teams by Matthew Burns, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
(in Adobe Presenter format).

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Conducting Effective Problem Solving Teams slides for printing out (PDF)

Student Information Form (PDF)

Problem Solving Teams Checklist (PDF)

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