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Chapter 23

Chapter 23

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Zachariah Campbell

Chapter 23: Behavioural Contracts Steve had to write a 9 page paper, if each he did not bring 9 pages to weekly meeting with Rae, then she will give one of his jazz records to the library Defining the Behavioural Contract Aka contingency contract or performance contract A written agreement between 2 parties in which one or both parties agree to engage in a specified level of target behaviour or behaviours Contract states the consequence that will be administered contingent on occurrence (or non- occurrence) of behaviour Components of a Behavioural Contract Identifying target behaviours Stating how target behaviours will be measured o Clients must be able to prove that target behaviours did or did not occur so that contingencies can be implemented correctly Stating when behaviour must be performed Identifying the reinforcement or punishment contingency Identify who will implement the contingency Types of Behavioural Contracts One-party contracts o Aka unilateral contract o One person seeks to change target behaviour and arranges reinforcement or punishment contingencies with a contract man
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