The Say Yes Family Support Specialists, with the knowledge of the building Principals, are responsible for working directly with students and families who are experiencing difficulties with behavior or other social-emotional issues. Family Support Specialists will also work to facilitate the implementation of Say Yes Buffalo and other partner initiatives and programs in the school in which they are assigned.
The Family Support Specialist position compliments existing BPS School Support Teams and will not reduce, interfere with, or perform services provided by any BPS employees. The function of the Family Support Specialist role is to provide services and supports to those students that have been referred by school personnel, (e.g., Student Support Team members, school counselors, attendance teachers, social workers and administrators) as requiring Positive Behavior Intervention Supports (PBIS) Tier 3 level interventions.
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