Herbert H. Severson

Herb Severson received his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and is currently a Senior Scientist at Oregon Research Institute. He is a licensed psychologist with over 40 years of experience in intervention and prevention research. He directed the School Psychology and Counseling Psychology Programs at the University of Oregon and has been Director of the Oregon Research Institute. Since 1979, Dr. Severson has been an investigator on more than 50 National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants researching the development of effective screening, identification, and early interventions to prevent behavior disorders in young children. He collaborated with Dr. Walker in the development and evaluation of both the Systematic Screening for Behavior Disorders (SSBD) and the First Step to Success programs. In addition, Dr. Severson developed and evaluated numerous tobacco prevention and cessation interventions. In addition to more than 140 journal articles, Dr. Severson has authored numerous prevention and cessation books and over 30 video, computer, and web-based training programs and interventions.

SSBD Classroom Screening Packet, Grades 1-9

Each 28-page SSBD Classroom Screening Packet contains all materials needed to conduct an SSBD screening for a single classroom: 1 copy of a Stage 1 Screening form (includes screening directions) …

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SSBD Classroom Screening Packet, Grades PreK-K

Each 28-page SSBD Classroom Screening Packet contains all materials needed to conduct an SSBD screening for a single classroom: 1 copy of a Stage 1 Screening form (includes screening directions) …

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SSBD Online

These two forms of behavioral problems can disrupt social adjustment and impair academic success. SSBD provides the means to quickly identify these students and enables school staff to implement early …

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SSBD Portfolio

In most schools, students at risk of behavioral problems (and their teachers) receive support only after a referral or crisis. Research-validated SSBD enables you to use a teacher's knowledge of …

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