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Your Tier 2 Solution in ONE Platform

A Comprehensive, Easy-to-Use System to Meet Student Needs

The CharacterStrong Tier 2 (CST2) Solution Includes:

  • Elementary, Middle, or High School Level Curricula. Choose from:
    • 80 Lessons K-5 (40 K-2, 40 3-5)
    • 40 Lessons 6-8
    • 40 Lessons 9-12
  • 6 Evidence-Based Interventions
  • Screening and Intervention Matching Tool
  • Progress Monitoring and Intervention Fidelity Tools
  • Monthly Professional Learning & Coaching Access
  • Library of On Demand Training and Resources
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Step 1:

Preview Sample Resources

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Step 2:

Join a Live Demo

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Step 3:

Get Access to The CST2 Platform

Schools feel overwhelmed and outmatched
to meet the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students.

If you don't have a plan...

  • Students’ unmet needs will interfere with academic success
  • Schools will continue to spin their wheels attempting to implement dozens of fragmented solutions
  • Educators will burn out

And that leads to always feeling like what you’re doing is not enough.

We don’t want that for you. CharacterStrong’s Tier 2 Team has partnered with schools over the past decade to figure out a Tier 2 system that meets the needs of students by providing educators the practical tools and training they need to be successful, all in one easy-to-access place.

CST2 Includes an Adaptive Curriculum that Targets Instruction to the Precise Skills Students Need

Each Curriculum K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 includes lessons focused on the 4 components…

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1. Empowering Confidence
Internalizing Emotions
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Internalizing Emotions

Teaching students emotion regulation skills to respond to situations that cause strong internalizing emotions, like sadness, worry, and stress, to feel calmer and more empowered to make helpful choices.

2. Empowering Regulation
Externalizing Emotions
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Externalizing Emotions

Teaching students emotion regulation skills to respond to situations that cause strong externalizing emotions, like anger, frustration, and impatience, to feel calmer and more empowered to make helpful choices.

3. Empowering Relationships
Social Skills
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Social Skills

Teach students social skills to establish, maintain, and restore relationships with others and resolve conflicts productively.

4. Empowering Self Management
Executive Functioning
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Executive Functioning

Teach students executive functioning and organizational skills to regulate attention, exercise impulse control, and organize time, materials, and tasks.

What to Expect

Small Group Lessons

8 small group lessons & 2 individual coaching sessions that support students to acquire and apply knowledge and skills

Mentor-based Support

School mentor who checks in and out with the student to encourage and motivate the student apply knowledge and skills beyond the lessons in school

Family and Home Resources

Resources that allow families to learn alongside their student to support the use of knowledge and skills beyond the lessons outside of school

Educator Professional Learning

Each month Tier 2 Training will be provided to all users, topics include:

  • Getting the Right Intervention in Place - How to Match Tier 2 Interventions
  • How do you rule in or rule out who needs Tier 2 Supports? (Triage Training)
  • Monitoring Intervention Effectiveness
  • Getting at the Root Cause of Student Behavior

Evidence-Based Interventions

6 evidence-based interventions educators implement to encourage, support and motivate students to apply the knowledge and skills they possess

Decision Making Tools

Tools to universally screen to detect students who need additional support, rule-in or rule-out students who need Tier 2 support, and to match students to precise interventions, decision tree to rule-in or rule out

CST2 Process

STEP 1

Proactive Detection & Triage

Goal of Step 1: Proactively detect students who may have a need for support and determine the based on needs and resources.
Tools provided to support Step 1:
Proactive Detection Tools
  • Strengths and Needs Screening Tool (adults as informant)
  • Student Strengths & Needs Screening Tool (student as informant)
  • Implementation Checklist for Universal Screening
Triage Tools
  • Capacity vs Base Rate Tool
  • Triage Decision Tree & Tool
  • Tier 1 Checklist for Educators

STEP 2

Define the Need & Why it Exists

Goal of Step 2: Identify and define the need and analyze why the student’s need exists using a root cause analysis
Tools provided to support Step 2:
Support Matching Tool
  • Supports you to determine the type of need a student has
  • Use of the Acquisition vs Performance Paradigm

STEP 3

Select Precise Support & Develop a Plan

Goal of Step 3: Select a precise support and develop a plan to increase likelihood of delivery the support with fidelity
Tools provided to support Step 3:
Precise Support Tools
  • Acquisition Need - Small group adaptive curriculum that targets precise skill acquisition needs
  • Performance Need - 6 evidence-based supports that are designed to support & motivate use of skills
Planning Tools
  • How-To Implementation Scripts
  • Implementation Planner

STEP 4

Implement Plan & Monitor Progress

Goal of Step 4: Gather baseline data, set goals, start the intervention and monitor both the student response to the intervention and intervention fidelity
Tools provided to support Step 4:
Implement the Plan Tools
  • Fidelity Rubrics
  • Sample Templates
Progress Monitoring Tools
  • Direct Behavior Rating tool for baseline & progress monitoring
  • Progress Monitoring Templates
  • Fidelity rating forms

STEP 5

Meet & Decide

Goal of Step 5: As a team, meet to review data and make a decision as to the next step to continue to support the student
Tools provided to support Step 5:
Meet & Decide Tools
  • Team Agenda Templates
  • Decision Making Matrix
Pricing
CharacterStrong Tier 2

$1999$1499

/annual subscription (offer ends 1/31/23)
  • Elementary, Middle, or High School Level Curricula. Choose from:
    • 80 Lessons K-5; 40 K-2, 40 3-5
    • 40 Lessons 6-8
    • 40 Lessons 9-12
  • Ongoing monthly trainings and support
  • Intervention Matching Tools
  • Slide Decks for each Lesson
  • Early Access
  • *Pre-sale provides 4 months of added training and coaching starting January 2023