Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function-Based Intervention / Edition 1

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Written by the leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting FBA's, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions. Utilizing step-by-step strategies with supporting examples, this book will first discuss the principles around behavior management, then show how behavior management relates to functional behavioral assessment, and then offer methods for developing effective funcational based interventions. General Inservice and Special Education teachers, school administrators, school psychologists and/or counselors, behavior specialists and other educational service agencies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131149892
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 4/4/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 173,633
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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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