Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function-Based Intervention

Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function-Based Intervention : An Effective, Practical Approach

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Written by leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting functional behavioral assessments, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions. It provides a decision-model and detailed explanation of how to develop interventions that are linked directly to the function of the behavior. This text also translates evidence-based practices into concrete steps and activities, and covers topics in the natural order in which key tasks are performed. Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function-Based Intervention uses a consistent format in each chapter that includes expected outcomes, a summary of key steps and activities, and exercises designed to improve mastery, as well as including numerous examples to illustrate important concepts and methods.
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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 190 x 230 x 20mm | 580.61g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 013114989X
  • 9780131149892
  • 273,381

Table of contents

Chapter 1 A Functional Approach to Problem Behavior

PART I Conducting the FBA

Chapter 2 Defining the Problem: Identifying the Target and Replacement Behavior

Chapter 3 Functional Behavioral Assessment: Interviews

Chapter 4 Functional Behavioral Assessment: Direct Observation

Chapter 5 Determining the Function of the Behavior: Using the Function Matrix

PART II Developing and Testing the Intervention

Chapter 6 Intervention Method 1: Teaching the Replacement Behavior

Chapter 7 Intervention Method 2: Improve the Environment

Chapter 8 Intervention Method 3: Adjust the Contingencies

Chapter 9 Identifying an Appropriate Measurement System

Chapter 10 Testing the Intervention

Chapter 11 The Behavior Intervention Plan

PART III Implementing the Intervention

Chapter 12 Factors that Affect Success: Social Validity, Treatment Integrity, and Generalization and Maintenance

Chapter 13 Monitoring the Intervention and Analyzing Outcomes

PART IV Putting it All Together: From Problem Identification to Effective Intervention

Chapter 14 The Entire Process When Using Method 1: Teach the Replacement Behavior

Chapter 15 The Entire Process When Using Method 2: Improve the Enviroment

Chapter 16 The Entire Process When Using Method 3: Adjust the Contingencies

Conclusion...And Some Suggestions
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