Functional Assessment

Functional Assessment : Strategies to Prevent and Remediate Challenging Behavior in School Settings

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For courses in Applied Behavior Analysis, Managing Behavior or Behavior Management.This text is unique in its wide application to a number of settings. The comprehensive, practical treatment of functional assessment addresses preschool through high school levels, regular education and self-contained classroom settings, and special and regular student populations. Its strong use of vignettes and open-ended case studies promotes problem solving among readers as they identify the function of behavior, choose intervention options, and pinpoint typical functional assessment practices.show more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 15.24mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130156752
  • 9780130156754

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO CHALLENGING BEHAVIOR AND FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION MODEL. 1. The Importance of Identifying and Addressing Challenging Behavior. 2. Identifying Why Challenging Behavior Occurs. 3. Assumptions and Goals of Functional Assessment. II. CONDUCTING A FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT. 4. Assessing the Current Environment. 5. Identifying the Function of Challenging and Appropriate Behaviors. III. SELECTING AND IMPLEMENTING FUNCTION-BASED INTERVENTIONS. 6. Selecting Setting Event, Antecedent, and Consequence Strategies and Appropriate Replacement Behaviors. 7. Intervention Strategies Related to the Positive Reinforcement Function. 8. Intervention Strategies Related to the Negative Reinforcement Function. 9. General Intervention Strategies Related to the Sensory Regulation/Sensory Stimulation Function. 10. Specific Intervention Strategies Related to the Increase and Decrease Sensory Regulation/Sensory Stimulation Functions. 11. Prevention Strategies and Strategies to Promote Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior. IV. FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT WITHIN SCHOOL SETTINGS. 12. Guidelines for Program Implementation and Consultation. 13. Problem-Solving Case Studies. References. Name Index. Subject Index.show more

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