This lesson provides information that will assist teams in developing a Check-In, Check-Out (CICO) intervention. Providing training for your staff, students, and families is important for the successful implementation of Check-In, Check-Out.


By the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Develop implementation training for staff, students, and families.


This lesson is for Tier 2 teams that have developed their Tier 2 systems, have viewed the Check-In, Check-Out (CICO) Introductory Overview, CICO Program Design, CICO Daily Progress Report, CICO Systems for Reinforcement and Response to Referrals, Identifying CICO Participants and Data Management and CICO Plans for Self-Management, Fading and Graduation lessons, and are ready to begin developing systems for training staff, students, and families. Teams planning for preschool or high school implementation should also have completed either the CICO Adaptations for Preschool Implementation or CICO Adaptations for High School Implementation lessons.

Systems in place should include: 1) Tier 2 team roles and responsibilities, 2) identifying students for Tier 2 support, 3) collecting student information to make informed decisions and determine function of behavior, and 4) staff training and communication. Refer to Courses 1-4 for information about developing these systems.

Reflective Questions

  • Why is it important to train staff about their role in Check-In, Check-Out?
  • Why do students and families need to be trained?
  • Based upon the CICO you have developed for your school, what will be important for your staff to know? Your students? Your families?