Handbook of Behavior Modification with the Mentally Retarded

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'It will be of special value to those in higher education who are interested in research and development in this area. Highly recommended for all professional workers who serve persons with mental retardation and upper-division students in special education.'
Updates the 1981 edition. Provides reviews of the major topics addressed in behavior modification research with the mentally retarded. Chapters are based on specific types of behavior that have been treated, and are presented in a roughly developmental sequence. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781489925039
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Nato Science Series B: (closed)
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 1990. Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1990
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 526
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.11 (d)

Table of Contents

I. General Issues.- 1 Current Issues in Behavior Modification with Mentally Retarded Persons.- 2 Three New Mental Retardation Service Models: Implications for Behavior Modification.- 3 Staff Training.- II. Assessment and Treatment.- 4 Behavioral Assessment.- 5 Principles of Behavior Modification.- III. Treating Disruptive Behavior.- 6 Self-Injurious Behavior.- 7 Stereotyped Behavior.- 8 Aggression and Related Conduct Difficulties.- IV. Treating Self-Help Problems.- 9 Toilet Training.- 10 Acquisition of Self-Help Skills.- 11 Community Living Skills.- V. Treating Social and Emotional Problems.- 12 Social Skills.- 13 Consumer-Centered Transition and Supported Employment.- 14 Emotional Problems I: Anxiety Disorders and Depression.- 15 Emotional Problems II: Autism.- VI. Academic and Management Issues.- 16 Language Acquisition.- 17 Academic Training.- 18 Sexual Behavior.

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