Create a functional behavioral assessment and behavioral intervention plan.
To complete this assignment you may use templates located throughout the text . You will create a functional behavioral assessment and behavioral intervention plan consisting of the following parts.
Part 1: Select a target behavior . Use a friend , spouse , significant other or your own child as a model . Define and clearly state the behavior to be changed in operational terms Identify the terminal behavior and the expectations . This will keep the report aligned with expected outcomes and prevent reinforcement of unrelated or negative behaviors . Identify incremental behaviors if needed . Positive targets are desirable (e.g increasing desired behavior versus decreasing behavior .
Part 2 : Col mustlect baseline information obtain a baseline of behavior prior to implementing the program by using a tally or a chart , Collect descriptive or quantitative data on intensity and/ or frequency as appropriate collecting baseline data makes it possible to determine the effects of reinforcement as well as to identify changes in behavior.
Part 3 : Identify a reinforcer what will the student receive throughout the process for exhibiting the desired behavior , and then upon reaching the goal ? remember , the reinforcer must be appealing to the student if he/she is expected to work to obtain it . Reinforcement should be individualized to the student and may be primary ( tangible or secondary) social internal or self-dispensed reinforcement can be used as long as the reinforcer is clearly defined .
Part 4: Develop a behavior change program what are the contingencies? Describe the learning situation . Arrange the environment so the desirable behavior will occur . Identify the method and schedule of reinforcement . Possible behavior change methods include : shaping , modeling , contingency , contracting , token , economy , extinction , time-out desensitization and punishment . Schedules include: fixed ratio , interval/ ratio, Positive interventions are the most desirable set a realistic and specific goal slightly above baseline state your goal in measurable terms.
Part 5: Implement the behavior change program and establish and maintain records . Maintain ongoing of the target to determine whether the response length or frequency has increased or decreased . Organize and chart in the same manner as the baseline data . Maintain some anecdotal records regardless of the data gathering method .
Part 6 : Evaluate and modify the intervention . Analyze collected information . Compare baseline and intervention data to determine if the program has accomplished the goal . If progress is unsatisfactory then change reinforcers or procedures . Use data to make changes in the program . Gradually eliminate reinforcement and or prompts as appropriate .
Paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic . Response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA style
Cover page should be APA
Books and resources
Effective supports for students with emotional and behavioal disorders
Dishion .T. J. Mc Cord ,. J., Poulin , F. (1999) . when intervention harm : Peer groups and problem behavior.
Type of assignment: Academic paper writing
Type of assignment: Essay
Number of sources: 5
Academic level: Bachelor
Paper format: APA
Line spacing: Double
Language style: US English