Functional Assessment: Strategies to Prevent and Remediate Challenging Behavior in School Settings

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Merrill Prentice Hall, 2006 - Education - 348 pages
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For courses in Applied Behavior Analysis, Managing Behavior or Behavior Management. Written for special and general educators, consultants, therapists, administrators, and families who work with students and children with behavior concerns, this comprehensive, practical treatment of the topic presents a functional assessment model based on a naturalistic and team-based approach in averting and resolving inappropriate behavior in school settings. Its strong use of vignettes and open-ended case studies promotes problem solving among readers as they identify the function of behavior, choose intervention options, and pinpoint typical functional assessment practices. The text address challenging behavior at all grade levels (preschool through high school), in the general education and self-contained classroom settings, and within special and general education student populations. Taking a comprehensive and positive approach to managing behavior, this practical book provides useful applications to assist education professionals and families in selecting detailed interventions to address challenging behavior. replacing challenging behavior.

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Contents

Questions to Help Identify Challenging
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The Causes of Challenging Behavior
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Goals of Functional Behavioral
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