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 We use BoysTown here at Esperanza. BoysTown is a systematic school-based intervention that includes a detailed approach to classroom management and behavioral teaching.

Some important facts about BoysTown:

  • It builds relationships through skill teaching
  • Focuses on environments, examples, and skill deficits
  • Teaches replacement behaviors to promote positive behavior
  • Greater emphasis on positive approaches
  • Goal is lifelong social and emotional competence