Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis

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Wayne W. Fisher, Cathleen C. Piazza, Henry S. Roane
Guilford Press, Jun 24, 2011 - Education - 544 pages

Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present current best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA are reviewed and specific applications described in education, autism treatment, addiction treatment, and other areas. The volume also addresses crucial professional and ethical issues, making it a complete reference and training tool for ABA practitioners and students.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
3
Chapter 2
17
Chapter 3
34
Chapter 4
55
Chapter 5
76
Chapter 6
92
Chapter 7
113
Chapter 8
132
Chapter 18
297
Chapter 19
317
Chapter 20
335
Chapter 21
348
Chapter 22
370
Chapter 23
385
Chapter 24
402
Chapter 25
417

Chapter 9
151
Chapter 10
165
Chapter 11
182
Chapter 12
191
Chapter 13
206
Chapter 14
229
Chapter 15
250
Chapter 16
270
Chapter 17
281
Chapter 26
433
Chapter 27
451
Chapter 28
472
Chapter 29
489
Chapter 30
498
Author Index
511
Subject Index
528
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About the author (2011)

Wayne W. Fisher, PhD, BCBA-D, is the H. B. Munroe Professor of Behavioral Research in the Munroe?Meyer Institute and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Munroe?Meyer Institute. Dr. Fisher's research interests include preference, choice, and the assessment and treatment of autism and severe behavior disorders. He is a recipient of the Bush Leadership Fellowship Award and the American Psychological Association (Division 25) award for distinguished contributions to applied behavioral research. Cathleen C. Piazza, PhD, is a Professor at the Munroe?Meyer Institute and the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where she is also Director of the Pediatric Feeding Disorders Program. Dr. Piazza's research examines various aspects of feeding behavior in children with disabilities, with a focus on behavioral approaches to assessment and treatment. Henry S. Roane, PhD, BCBA-D, is Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University and Director of the University's Family Behavior Analysis Clinic. He is currently an Associate Editor for Behavior Analysis in Practice and serves on the boards of directors of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board and the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Dr. Roane's research and clinical interests focus on the assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders, preference identification, and program development.

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