Implementing CPS in Educational Settings

  • Erica A. StetsonEmail author
  • Amy E. Plog
Part of the Current Clinical Psychiatry book series (CCPSY)


There are specific concerns and challenges related to implementing Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) in schools. This chapter describes what CPS looks like as a primary, secondary, and tertiary intervention and outlines detailed considerations related to implementing CPS in educational settings. This chapter also introduces a CPS-consistent Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP).


Collaborative Problem Solving School Education Children MTSS Evidence-based practice Behavior Student Discipline 

Supplementary material

Video 5.1

In this video, Dr. J. Stuart Ablon, Director of Think:Kids, introduces an additional support for school-based implementation of Collaborative Problem Solving, a structured curriculum available to teachers, other school personnel, and leaders (MP4 318441 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cherry Creek School District, Summit ElementaryAuroraUSA
  2. 2.Cherry Creek School DistrictGreenwood VillageUSA

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