Functional Assessment And Program Development For Problem Behavior

Author: Robert E. O'Neill
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780534260224
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This new edition of the authors guide to functional assessment procedures includes a variety of strategies for assessing problem behavior situations, and presents a systematic approach for designing behavioral support programs based on those assessments. Professionals and students alike will appreciate the way the authors help readers learn to conduct functional assessments and develop their own intervention programs.

Functional Assessment And Program Development

Author: Robert E. O'Neill
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285734823
Size: 17.95 MB
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This guide to functional assessment procedures includes a variety of strategies for assessing problem behavior situations, and presents a systematic approach for designing behavioral support programs based on those assessments. Professionals and other readers learn to conduct functional assessments and develop their own intervention programs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Preventing Problem Behaviors

Author: Robert Algozzine
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 9780761977766
Size: 62.93 MB
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Early response leads to better outcomes, and now this groundbreaking book gives you successful classroom and schoolwide strategies to stop problem behavior before it starts.

Encyclopedia Of Special Education

Author: Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology Cecil R Reynolds, PhD
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471678015
Size: 31.56 MB
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Offers a thoroughly revised, comprehensive A to Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.

Functional Assessment For Challenging Behaviors

Author: Johnny L. Matson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461430372
Size: 75.10 MB
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As the cornerstone of applied behavior analysis, functional assessment is supported by a burgeoning literature that focuses on identification of and interventions for aggressive, self-injurious, and other challenging behaviors. Although the number of research studies continues to grow, full-length volumes on using functional assessment to address these behaviors remain few and far between. Comprehensive in coverage, Functional Assessment for Challenging Behaviors expands the knowledge base by providing information on all aspects of its topic. This unique volume addresses basic questions in salient detail, from types and rates of challenging behaviors to populations that warrant functional assessment. In addition, it examines typical assessment techniques, including interview, scaling, experimental, and in vivo methods. The use of functional assessment in treatment planning – and in combination with other interventions – is covered in depth. An especially timely chapter identifies key ethical and legal concerns in working with challenging behavior populations. Coverage includes: The history of behavior analysis and functional assessment. The nature, prevalence, and characteristics of challenging behaviors. Interview and observation methods in functional assessment and analysis. Experimental functional analysis for challenging behaviors. Treatment methods commonly used with functional assessment. Using functional assessment in treatment planning. Functional Assessment for Challenging Behaviors is an essential resource for researchers, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in clinical child and school psychology, pediatric psychiatry and medicine, social work, rehabilitation, and developmental psychology.

The Road Ahead

Author: D. Hunter
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1614993130
Size: 45.65 MB
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Successful transition from school to adult life has always been difficult for people with disabilities, especially in the area of employment. The vast majority of people with disabilities are either unemployed or underemployed with low wages and few benefits, and many governments are struggling to find a way of providing employment and benefits to people with disabilities without creating disincentives to work. This book provides strategies and ideas for improving the lives of people with disabilities, exploring new ways of enabling a successful transition to an integrated adult working life by providing effective instruction and support. Following an introduction which outlines the importance of transition services and meaningful outcomes, topics covered in the remaining chapters include: Person Centered Transition Planning; Enhancing Competence and Independence; Employment Assessment and Career Development; Collaboration between Agencies for a Seamless Transition; Independent Living and Supported Living; and Community Functioning Skills. The book will be of interest to all those who work with transition age students as well as those who work with adults with disabilities and want to enable them to have the best life possible. To paraphrase Helen Keller "people with disabilities not only need to be given lives, they need to be given lives worth living."

Handbook Of Evidence Based Practice In Clinical Psychology Child And Adolescent Disorders

Author: Michel Hersen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118144724
Size: 54.34 MB
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Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology, Volume 1 covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating children and adolescents with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, developmental disorders, behavior and habit disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and eating disorders. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of the evidence-based practice literature for each disorder and then covers several different treatment types for clinical implementation. Edited by the renowned Peter Sturmey and Michel Hersen and featuring contributions from experts in the field, this reference is ideal for academics, researchers, and libraries.

Combining Positive Behavior Support And Functional Assessment In A Parent Training Program

Author: Kristen M. Kalymon
Publisher: ProQuest
ISBN:
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In recent years, a central focus in the field of prevention and early intervention has been on ways to effectively support young children with challenging behavior and their families. Interventions utilizing Functional Assessment (FA) and Positive behavior support (PBS) are some of the most promising evidence-based practices for this population. These approaches focus on reducing challenging behaviors that can have a negative impact on children while also helping children to develop and engage in socially desirable behaviors (Koegel, Koegel, & Dunlap, 1996).

Functional Analysis Of Problem Behavior

Author: Alan C. Repp
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN:
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Contains several articles by experts in the fields of special education and psychology. Each article explores the issues, theories, and practices of assessing problem behavior and determining how to use this information. Together, the articles of this text present current advances in the use of functional assessment technology: taking the techniques and strategies of traditional functional analysis and using this information to construct clinical interventions. Three sections focus on the following topics: how functional assessment can be used to intervene effectively and change problem behavior, common procedures for using functional assessment in the preschool and school classroom, and new directions and trends in the field of functional assessment. A thorough and well-researched base of knowledge on problem behavior is provided, and the student learns the many ways in which this behavior may be diagnosed, intervened, and ideally changed.

Idea Amendments Of 1997

Author: Cathy F. Telzrow
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780932955883
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Provides definitions for eligibility, strategies for assessment and intervention of the changes in law. Compiles the best thinking from researchers and practitioners who are experts in the practice implications of the amendments.