Dr. Leanne S. Hawken

Dr. Leanne S. Hawken
Dr. Leanne S. Hawken

Leanne S. Hawken, PhD, BCBA, is Professor in the Department of Special Education at the University of Utah. She is a recipient of the College of Education Research Award from the University of Utah. Her research focuses on positive behavior support, including schoolwide behavior support, targeted interventions for students at risk, and functional assessment/behavior support planning for students engaging in severe problem behavior. She frequently leads presentations and workshops on Check-In, Check-Out and positive behavior interventions and supports. In addition to over 20 book chapters and journal articles, she is coauthor of Building Positive Behavior Support Systems in Schools (Second Edition), Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools (Second Edition); and the training DVD Check-In, Check-Out, Second Edition: A Tier 2 Intervention for Students at Risk.

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Books by Author

Responding to Problem Behavior in Schools: The Behavior Education Program
The Behavior Education Program

This bestselling book has been used in schools across the country to establish efficient and cost-effective systems of Tier II positive behavior su

Check-In, Check-Out, Second Edition: A Tier 2 Intervention for Students at Risk
A Tier 2 Intervention for Students at Risk

Updated version of the first edition, The Behavior Education Program DVD

Check-In, Check-Out (CICO), also known as the Behavior Education Program, is the most widely implemented Tier 2 intervention for the 10-15% of K–12