Behavioral Intervention Planning–Third Edition

Kathleen McConnell, Ph.D.
James R. Patton, Ed.D.
Edward A. Polloway Ed.D.


The BIP-3 is a useful resource guide that helps the busy mental health professional create a functional behavioral assessment and develop a behavioral intervention plan.

This helpful tool will allow you to comply with the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act 2004 (IDEA 2004).

The BIP-3 is an updated and effective resource that generates functional behavioral assessments (FBA) and behavior intervention plans (BIP), within any school district's discipline policy structure.

The easy-to-understand manual includes:
  • FBA and BIP process overview and step-by-step directions for conducting an FBA and generating a BIP
  • Observation forms to assist you with gathering data for the FBA
  • BIP summary sheet for communicating information to administrators and others
  • Recommended intervention strategies and evaluation methods
  • Reproducible forms related to the BIP process
  • A resource list
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Author Kathleen McConnell, Ph.D., James R. Patton, Ed.D., & Edward A. Polloway Ed.D.

Age Range 2–18 years

Administration Type Resource Guide

Qualification Level B