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PSYB45 Lecture 9 3/24/2012 10:19:00 AM
At baseline she cries and demands…
Can’t let this behavior continue because it will lead to disruptive behavior in the future.
Never consider punishment unless other alternatives didn't work.
Isolated or not.
Environment where they are being reinforced.
Person that does intervention can monitor them in non-exclusionary. It is less intensive
but still effective. If you don’t have a time out room this is what you use.
Monitor behavior to make sure they don’t hurt themselves.
Safety: they can hurt themselves to person trying to do intervention.
Duration: should be as short as possible like 10 seconds. Time out room for 1 or 5
minutes, 10 minutes the most.
Escape: make sure new behaviors aren’t occurring.
Confounding interactions: something is reinforced by social attention.
Consistency: this is the most important. No intermittent punishment, that is a bad idea.
We want to get rid of behavior so apply it consistency. If you do intermittent you
FA is functional assessment.
Brief: meaning least amount to provide effective change.
Practical: have to carry it out appropriately.
Have to get ethics approval from school board or wherever you’re working.
PB is problem behavior.
Don’t do any changing behavior stuff like holding their hand if you don’t need to. Act like
Mothers were carefully looking after kid.