Behavior Change in the Human Services, Sixth Edition continues to provide a systematic introduction and overview of behavioral and cognitive principles and their applications to a wide range of problems and situations encountered in the human service professions. Designed for students and practitioners, the book uses a unique problem-solving framework to demonstrate how behavior change principles can be applied to practice situations.
Martin and Sandra Sundel feature a detailed and sequential organization that encourages readers to move progressively through material of increasing complexity and to conduct self-assessments of their knowledge. The Fifth Edition includes eight clinical case studies and many new and engaging examples that address issues such as substance abuse, child behavior problems, assertiveness, marital discord, and developing appropriate social behaviors. The expanded chapter on intervention techniques incorporates empirically tested behavioral and cognitive strategies for addressing clinical problems such as phobias, anxiety disorders, depression, and other behavioral disorders. Current developments and trends in the field are discussed, including the movement toward evidence-based practice.
This comprehensive yet accessible text also features figures, charts, and forms to demonstrate data collection and analysis. Any student pursuing a career in the helping professions, including social work, psychology, counseling, special education, nursing, and psychiatry, will find this book valuable
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About the Author
Martin Sundel is the director of Clinical Services for Sun Family Care, a companythat provides care management and counseling to older adults. He was the DulakProfessor of Social Work at the University of Texas at Arlington and also served onthe faculties of the University of Michigan, the University of Louisville, and FloridaInternational University. He holds a Ph D in social work and psychology from theUniversity of Michigan and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Laboratory ofCommunity Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He is a Charter Clinical Fellowof the Behavior Therapy and Research Society and has been recognized as a pioneerin introducing behavior therapy in Latin America. He has published extensively onthe application of behavioral science knowledge to the helping professions. An avidtable tennis player, he has won three national championships and silver and bronzemedals in international tournaments.
Sandra S. Sundel is the president and CEO of Sun Family Care. She was formerly onthe social work faculty at Florida Atlantic University. She was executive director offamily service agencies in Florida and Texas, and also served as executive director ofgroup homes for adults with developmental disabilities in Texas. She holds anMSSW from the University of Louisville and a Ph D in clinical social work from theUniversity of Texas at Arlington. She has taught courses in social work practice,behavior therapy, interpersonal communication, and group work, and has conductednumerous workshops and seminars. She has consulted with corporations,government agencies, and nonprofit organizations on organizational behaviormanagement and interpersonal communication in the workplace. As mental healthconsultants to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) inCyprus, Sandra and Martin designed and implemented a psychosocial rehabilitationproject to foster collaborative relationships between Greek and Turkish Cypriots.
Table of Contents
PrefaceTo the Student: How to Use This Book Course Materials Case Examples The Chapters The Course Posttest Scoring the Pretest and Posttests Recommendations for Instructor Use of This BookIntroduction Three Generations of Behavior Change Origins of the Behavior Change Approach Characteristics of the Behavior Change Approach Applications of the Behavior Change Approach Journals and Professional Organizations References and Resources1. Specifying Behavior Objectives Overt and Covert Behaviors Clarifying Vague Terms and Fuzzy Language Target Behavior Measuring Response Strength The Behavioral Assessment Approach Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources2. Positive Reinforcement Objectives Reinforcing Stimuli Examples of Positive Reinforcement Reinforcers and Rewards Factors That Influence Reinforcer Effectiveness How to Identify Potential Reinforcers Reinforcer Sampling How to Evaluate the Effect of a Stimulus as a Positive Reinforcer Reinforcement of Behavior: Social, Tangible, and Self-Administered Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources3. Extinction Objectives Decreasing Response Strength Single-Subject Evaluation Designs Applying Extinction to Decrease Undesired Behaviors Ethical Considerations Effects of Extinction Consistency and Control of Reinforcement Positive Reinforcement of Appropriate Behaviors Spontaneous Recovery Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources4. Positive Reinforcement Contingencies Objectives Behavioral Contingencies and Positive Reinforcement Contingency Contracting Accidental Reinforcement Contingencies Self-Control Reinforcement Contingencies The Premack Principle Continuous and Intermittent Reinforcement Characteristics of Various Schedules of Reinforcement Matching Law Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources5. Shaping and Response Differentiation Objectives Differential Reinforcement Response Class The DRO Procedure Shaping With Successive Approximations Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources6. Stimulus Control: Discrimination and Generalization Objectives Antecedents The Discrimination Training Procedure Stimulus Control Rule-Governed Behavior Stimulus Fading Stimulus Generalization Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources7. Conditioned Reinforcement and Chaining Objectives Conditioned Reinforcement Simple and Generalized Conditioned Reinforcers Establishing a Conditioned Reinforcer Reinforcement History Establishing Relationships With Clients Fading Out Unconditioned Reinforcers Token Economy Stimulus-Response Chains Developing New Behaviors Using Chaining Response Priming Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources8. Modeling and Imitation Objectives The Role of Modeling and Imitation in the Acquisition of Behaviors Modeling Versus Shaping The Modeling Plus Positive Reinforcement Procedure Social Skills Training Assertiveness Training Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources9. Punishment Objectives Punishment Defined Aversive Stimuli and Punishers Positive Punishment Physical Punishment and Spanking Negative Punishment Extinction and Negative Punishment Time-Out Maximizing the Effectiveness of Punishment Overcorrection Punishment and Self-Control Disadvantages of Punishment Alternatives to Punishment The Future of Punishment Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources10. Negative Reinforcement Objectives Negative Reinforcers, Punishers, and Aversive Stimuli Escape Behavior Escape and Punishment Avoidance Behavior Phobias and Negative Reinforcement Superstitious Behavior and Negative Reinforcement Negative Reinforcement and Interpersonal Relationships Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources11. Respondent Conditioning Objectives Respondent Behavior Respondent Conditioning Emotional Behavior Respondent Conditioning of Phobias Escape, Avoidance, and Respondent Conditioning Operant and Respondent Control of Behaviors Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources12. Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior Change Objectives Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior Change Obstacles to the Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior Change Strategies for Promoting the Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior Change Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources13. Behavioral Assessment Objectives Introduction to Behavioral Assessment Cultural Diversity and Cultural Competency Elements of Behavioral Assessment Collecting RAC-S Data Interviews and Assessment Instruments Functional Behavioral Assessment Identifying Controlling Relationships With RAC-S Case Study Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources14. Goal Setting, Intervention Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation Objectives Formulating Behavior Change Goals Developing the Intervention Plan Implementation of the Behavior Change Program Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Behavior Change Program Behaviorally Oriented Record Keeping Client Satisfaction Social Validity Outline of the Problem-Solving Framework Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and Resources15. Clinical Application of Behavioral and Cognitive Intervention Techniques Objectives Exposure Techniques Habit Reversal Training Aversion Therapy Cognitive-Behavioral Techniques Behavioral Activation Therapy Third-Generation Behavior Change Approaches Mindfulness-Based Interventions Considerations in Choosing Intervention Techniques Conclusion Summary Suggested Activities Chapter Posttest Questions References and ResourcesAppendix 1: Case ExamplesAppendix 2: Chapter Pretest QuestionsAppendix 3: Chapter Pretest AnswersAppendix 4: Chapter Posttest AnswersAppendix 5: Course Posttest QuestionsAppendix 6: Course Posttest AnswersAppendix 7: Notational Symbols and Behavioral DiagramsGlossaryAuthor IndexSubject IndexAbout the Authors