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Communication-Based Intervention for Problem Behavior: A User's Guide for Producing Positive Change / Edition 1
     

Communication-Based Intervention for Problem Behavior: A User's Guide for Producing Positive Change / Edition 1

by Edward Carr, G. Carr, Glyn Carr
 

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ISBN-10: 1557661596

ISBN-13: 9781557661593

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

Based on extensive field-testing and the dual principles that problem behavior often serves a purpose for the individual displaying it and that intervention should take place in the community, this user-friendly manual details methods for conducting functional assessments, communication-based intervention strategies, procedures for facilitating generalization and

Overview

Based on extensive field-testing and the dual principles that problem behavior often serves a purpose for the individual displaying it and that intervention should take place in the community, this user-friendly manual details methods for conducting functional assessments, communication-based intervention strategies, procedures for facilitating generalization and maintenance, and crisis management tactics.

Useful for handling intense behavior problems, this book will be invaluable for educators, supported employment and group home staff, behavior specialists, psychologists, social workers, physical and occupational therapists, medical staff, speech-language pathologists, family members, and others working with people who have developmental disabilities. Also included are case studies and checklists of things to do to ensure success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557661593
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword, by James W. Halle
Foreword, by David P. Wacker
Part I: Background, Crisis Management and Functional Assessment
  1. Preliminary Considerations
  2. Crisis Management
  3. The Purposeful Nature of Problem Behavior: Conceptual and Empirical Background
  4. Functional Assessment: Describe
  5. Functional Assessment: Categorize
  6. Functional Assessment: Verify
Part II: The Core Intervention
  1. Building Rapport
  2. Choosing Communication Forms
  3. Creating an Appropriate Context for Communication
Part III: Additional Procedures and Programming for Generalization and Maintenance
  1. Building Tolerance for Delay of Reinforcement
  2. Embedding
  3. Providing Choices
  4. Generalization
  5. Maintenance

Epilogue
Resource Materials
Appendix: Results of Field Tests

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