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Promote healthy social-emotional development with the Pyramid Model

Resources for Implementing the Pyramid Model

The Pyramid Model is a conceptual framework of evidence-based practices for promoting young children’s healthy social and emotional development. Our proven solutions can give you the strategies, guidance, and training you need to implement the Pyramid Model successfully.

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Tools, books, training, and more

Unpacking the Pyramid Model

Created by the Pyramid Model developers and experts with extensive training experience, this is the first book to provide a comprehensive, step‐by‐step overview of the Pyramid Model for children ages 2–5. Early childhood educators will get a complete overview of the framework, plus in‐depth guidance, evidence‐based strategies, and helpful checklists for implementing all tiers of the Pyramid Model: universal, targeted, and individualized.

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An in-depth tool that provides information on how well preschool teachers are implementing practices related to universal, targeted, and individualized supports.

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Measures how well your staff fosters responsive, nurturing relationships with children and promotes social-emotional development in the infant-toddler years.

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Resolve persistent behavior challenges in early childhood settings with this updated guide to the popular Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Young Children (PTR-YC) model.

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An accessible guidebook to the Prevent-Teach-Reinforce for Families (PTR-F) model that helps families resolve a child’s behavior problems in their homes and communities.

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Training options

Need to train your staff on the Pyramid Model for Promoting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children? These convenient online modules offer a comprehensive training program to help early childhood professionals master all three tiers of the Pyramid Model.

Each emodule is:

  • Cost-effective. Affordable subscriptions make it easy to train new staff.
  • On-demand. Modules are available online 24/7.
  • Engaging and relevant. Real-world videos and examples show your staff exactly what the Pyramid Model looks like in action.
  • Interactive. Knowledge checks and reflective exercises help staff members retain and apply what they learn.
  • Age-appropriate. For training targeted to the specific age range your program works with, choose from packages focused on infants & toddlers, preschoolers, and birth to five.

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Free Resources

Screen with ASQ:SE-2

The Pyramid Model recommends screening all children’s social-emotional development. Used by thousands of early childhood programs, ASQ®:SE-2 is a highly reliable, parent-completed tool for use with children from 1–72 months. Screen with ASQ:SE-2 at regular intervals to celebrate children’s developing skills and catch social-emotional issues early, so children can receive the interven­tions they need in their formative first years.

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We’re here to help you.

The investments you make now to implement the Pyramid Model will build a solid and lasting foundation for children’s well-being. We can help you navigate your options and choose evidence-based resources that will meet your goals and nurture the children in your care. Call us with your questions today!