Some evidence-based practices used within Tier 2 are:

  • token economy 

  • social skills clubs 

  • peer-based support or peer tutoring

  • check in/check out 

  • increased adult or peer role model contact 

  • increased modeling of set routines

  • mentoring

  • behavior contracts

  • self-monitoring strategies

(Crone, Horner, & Hawken, 2003)

Additional instruction may include re-teaching of critical skills (e.g., “double-dosing” a social behavior lesson) and providing ample opportunities for practice. Increasing the structure or explicitness provides students with high-probability opportunities for success (Fuchs, 2009). Tier II behavioral interventions may add additional structure to the school day or challenging routines. Tier II behavior interventions are in addition to core instruction and less intensive than Tier III interventions. Unlike the RTI² Framework, RTI²-B does not require a 30–45 minute dose of behavior instruction; rather, the interventions are additional, evidence-based practices that are selected and applied to individual students based on need.