Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function-based Intervention

An Effective, Practical Approach

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Author: Jolenea B. Ferro,Carl J. Liaupsin

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 309

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Written by the leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting FBA's, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions. Utilizing step-by-step strategies with supporting examples, this book will first discuss the principles around behavior management, then show how behavior management relates to functional behavioral assessment, and then offer methods for developing effective funcational based interventions. General Inservice and Special Education teachers, school administrators, school psychologists and/or counselors, behavior specialists and other educational service agencies.

Lehrbuch der klinisch-psychologischen Diagnostik

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Author: Bernd Röhrle,Franz Caspar,Peter F. Schlottke

Publisher: Kohlhammer Verlag

ISBN: 3170227688

Category: Psychology

Page: 926

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Dieses Lehrbuch gibt einen allgemeinen und systematischen Überblick zur klinisch-psychologischen Diagnostik. Dazu werden die wichtigsten Modelle, Aufgaben, Vorgehensweisen und Erhebungsformen vorgestellt sowie Informationen zu diagnostischen Strategien u. a. in der Verhaltenstherapie, der Gesprächspsychotherapie und in der Psychoanalyse gegeben. Außerdem vermittelt dieses Handbuch spezielle diagnostische Vorgehensweisen in den wichtigsten Störungs- und Praxisfeldern (z. B. affektive Störungen, Schizophrenie, Angststörungen, Aufmerksamkeitsstörungen, somatoforme Störungen, sexuelle Funktionsstörungen, Beziehungsstörungen, posttraumatische Belastungsstörungen, neuropsychologische Beeinträchtigungen, forensische Fragestellungen). Mit Verweisen auf weiterführende Literatur ist es als Kompendium für die tägliche klinisch-psychologische Arbeit unverzichtbar.

A Survival Guide for New Special Educators

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Author: Bonnie S. Billingsley,Mary T. Brownell,Maya Israel,Margaret L. Kamman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118236920

Category: Education

Page: 432

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What every special education teacher needs to know to surviveand thrive A Survival Guide for NewSpecial Educators provides relevant, practicalinformation for new special education teachers across a broad rangeof topic areas. Drawing on the latest research on special educatoreffectiveness and retention, this comprehensive, go-to resourceaddresses the most pressing needs of novice instructors, resourceteachers, and inclusion specialists. Offers research-based, classroom-tested strategies for workingwith a variety of special needs students Covers everything from preparing for the new school year tobehavior management, customizing curriculum, creating effectiveIEPs, and more Billingsley and Brownell are noted experts in special educatortraining and support This highly practical book is filled with checklists, forms, andtools that special educators can use every day to help ensure thatall special needs students get the rich, rewarding education theydeserve.

The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology and Disability

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Author: Michael L. Wehmeyer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199370494

Category: Psychology

Page: 560

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Roughly 54 million people with disabilities live in the U.S., and there are many more millions of people with disabilities around the world. Not surprisingly, differences among and between people with disabilities are often as notable as differences between people with and without disabilities. And, while the lack of homogeneity among people with disabilities makes creating a valid taxonomy under this term difficult, if not impossible, there is commonality among and between people with disabilities that justifies an authoritative resource on positive psychology and disability. That is, they have experienced discrimination and marginalization as a function of their disability. This volume assembles chapters by leading scholars in the fields of disability and positive psychology to provide a comprehensive synthesis of the state of the field of positive psychology and disability. Chapters are organized into thematic sections, beginning with an introductory section providing information on overarching themes in positive psychology and disability. The second section highlights the application of positive psychological constructs to disability, including quality of life, self-determination, adaptive behavior, optimism, hope, problem solving, forgiveness, gratitude, and spirituality. The following section addresses systemic issues in disability that impact positive psychology, again turning to disciplines beyond just psychology (special education, rehabilitation sciences, family, and disability policy) to address areas in which positive psychology can be applied. A fourth section examines positive psychology in specific disabled populations, including physical disabilities, cognitive and developmental disabilities, severe multiple disabilities, emotional and behavioral disabilities, and autism spectrum disorders. Disability has always been associated with "differentness" and, consequently, people with disabilities have, throughout time, been treated as such. As the first handbook to consider disability from a strengths-based perspective, this volume provides a catalyst to accelerate the application of positive psychology with regard to how disability is understood.

Practitioner’s Guide to Functional Behavioral Assessment

Process, Purpose, Planning, and Prevention

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Author: Stephanie M. Hadaway,Alan W. Brue

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319237217

Category: Psychology

Page: 228

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This practical guide introduces functional behavioral assessment as a critical tool in planning interventions to reduce disruptive and other problematic behaviors. The book offers proven methods and strategies as a four-stage protocol in an easy-to-follow format with checklists, Q&A sections, applications, and an extended case example including an assessment report and intervention plan. Step-by-step instructions are delivered in an accessible teaching style, making all phases of assessment equally manageable. And although functional behavioral assessment is typically associated with schoolchildren, this material is also useful for working with adults in residential and community settings. The Guide gives readers: The basics of functional behavioral assessment. Guidance in preparing for conducting a functional behavioral assessment. An overview of assessment methods: formal and informal measures, interview, and observation. A framework for translating assessment data into an appropriate intervention plan. In-depth understanding of the role of prevention in behavioral intervention. A kit of questionnaires, worksheets, and other ready-to-use resources. Practitioner’s Guide to Functional Behavioral Assessment is an essential resource for clinicians and related professionals as well as researchers and graduate students in school and clinical child psychology; behavior therapy; assessment, testing and evaluation; special education; and educational psychology.

FBA and BIP: Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans

Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans

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Author: Christine Ditrano

Publisher: National Professional Resources Inc./Dude Publishing

ISBN: 1935609270

Category: Education

Page: 6

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This laminated reference guide provides an efficient and effective template/model to conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP) that work. The focus of this guide is on developing team-based intervention plans for the students who require intensive, individualized behavioral intervention and includes: A team problem-solving approach to reduce behavior problems in schools A concise description of the steps to conduct FBAs How to transform FBA results into practical function-based interventions This valuable training tool helps teachers, school psychologists, guidance counselors, and administrators learn how to design effective behavioral interventions. It focuses on the value of preventing problem behaviors by changing the environment as well implementing function-based behavioral interventions. An essential tool for school staff that conduct FBAs and BIPs

Counseling Boys and Young Men

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Author: Suzanne Degges-White, PhD, LMHC-IN, LPC-NC, NCC,Bonnie Colon, LMHC, NCC, NCSC

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109195

Category: Psychology

Page: 456

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"Counseling Boys and Young Men provides a plethora of information and counseling techniques essential to the continued development of young men....The text serves as a noteworthy manual addressing the myriad of issues affecting young males in todayís society."--The Professional Counselor Journal This comprehensive guide to the unique challenges faced by boys and young men encompasses todayís most critical issues and presents effective, evidence-based strategies for treating them. Recognizing the specific needs of diverse young males, this text covers such contemporary issues as bullying and harassment, anger management, online gaming, addiction, pornography, and gang membership. The differences between the developmental issues of males and females are addressed, along with the emotional, intellectual, and physical changes boys experience as they move into adolescence. The difficulties counselors face in their efforts to access emotional expression in boys are discussed along with strategies to overcome these barriers. Each chapter includes a comprehensive case scenario that highlights the presenting issue, how the issue affects functioning, and how effective treatment is best implemented. Additional resources for more in-depth study are also included throughout the book. Key Features: Provides guidance to the unique psychological issues of boys and young men along with innovative, evidence-based treatment strategies Addresses such current topics as bullying/harassment, risk-taking behaviors, pornography addiction, gambling, single-parent families, and more Includes vivid case studies Explores such social issues as gang membership with a focus on helping young males revise their self-image and social networks

FBA and BIP

Functional Behavioral Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans

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Author: Christine Ditrano

Publisher: Dude Publishing

ISBN: 9781935609278

Category: Behavior modification

Page: 6

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This laminated reference guide provides an efficient and effective template/model to conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBAs) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP) that work. The focus of this guide is on developing team-based intervention plans for the students who require intensive, individualized behavioral intervention and includes: A team problem-solving approach to reduce behavior problems in schools A concise description of the steps to conduct FBAs How to transform FBA results into practical function-based interventions This valuable training tool helps teachers, school psychologists, guidance counselors, and administrators learn how to design effective behavioral interventions. It focuses on the value of preventing problem behaviors by changing the environment as well implementing function-based behavioral interventions. An essential tool for school staff that conduct FBAs and BIPs

Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition

A Complete System for Education and Mental Health Settings

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Author: Ennio Cipani PhD,Keven M. Schock MA, BCBA

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826102883

Category: Psychology

Page: 340

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"As a teaching and instructional guide, Functional Behavior Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment is a first-rate resource for students and young professionals new to the field of ABA or looking to expand their knowledge and practice competencies."--New England Psychologist "[This book provides] the practicing behavior analyst [with] a well-grounded tool in completing the process from analysis to treatment. I highly recommend the book for all practicing behavior analysts as well as for graduate students entering the field." Michael F. Dorsey, Ph.D., BCBA Professor of Program in Applied Behavior Analysis, Endicott College "...one of the most detailed, practical, and useful textbooks geared for behavioral graduate students who are also concurrent practitioners....I learned a lot in one semester with the use of this textbook." Albee Ongsuco Doctoral Student, Pediatric School Psychology, East Carolina University "Ever since I began assigning Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment for my courses on behavioral assessment, I have had no complaints (from students) about giving out too many pages to read each week. In fact, I have only had positive comments about how the material in this book really helps them to apply what they are learning in class to their work with clients. Now I recommend this text to faculty I supervise for their courses on functional assessment and treatment planning!" Jose A. Martinez-Diaz, PhD, BCBA-D Professor and Associate Dean, Graduate School of Behavior Analysis Florida Institute of Technology & CEO, ABA Technologies, Inc. Now in its second edition, this popular text provides a comprehensive approach to functional behavioral assessment, a function-based diagnostic classification system of the target problem, and functional behavioral treatment. This new edition also provides a wealth of new case studies, some drawn from the authors' own clinical experiences, in addition to a greater analysis of the role of establishing operations (EO) and abolishing operations (AO). An ideal textbook for courses in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), this book helps students cultivate an in-depth understanding of assessing, diagnosing, and treating problem behaviors in a functional perspective. Key features: Provides a methodology for functional behavioral assessment, including indirect as well as direct measurement techniques such as analogue and in-situ methods Includes innovative recommendations for conducting descriptive and trigger analyses and discusses how to use them in assessment and treatment evaluation Presents a function-based, diagnostic classification system for diagnosing problem behaviors, as well as functional diagnostic system for assessing the current strength of potential replacement behaviors Includes integrated online ancillary materials for students-brief narrated PowerPoint presentations and video lectures-ideal for generating class discussions Features an online instructor's manual, including test items and PowerPoint slides for use in lectures

Handbook of Pediatric Neuropsychology

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Author: Andrew S. Davis, PhD,Rik Carl D'Amato

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826157379

Category: Psychology

Page: 1400

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ìBy far, the most comprehensive and detailed coverage of pediatric neuropsychology available in a single book today, Davis provides coverage of basic principles of pediatric neuropsychology, but overall the work highlights applications to daily practice and special problems encountered by the pediatric neuropsychologist.î Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD Texas A&M University "The breadth and depth of this body of work is impressive. Chapters written by some of the best researchers and authors in the field of pediatric neuropsychology address every possible perspective on brain-behavior relationships culminating in an encyclopedic textÖ. This [book] reflects how far and wide pediatric neuropsychology has come in the past 20 years and the promise of how far it will go in the next." Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, EdD, NCSP, ABPdN The Chicago School of Professional Psychology "...it would be hard to imagine a clinical situation in pediatric neuropsychology in whichthis book would fail as a valuable resource."--Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology "I believe there is much to recommend this hefty volume. It is a solid reference that I can see appreciating as a resource as I update my training bibliography."--Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society This landmark reference covers all aspects of pediatric neuropsychology from a research-based perspective, while presenting an applied focus with practical suggestions and guidelines for clinical practice. Useful both as a training manual for graduate students and as a comprehensive reference for experienced practitioners, it is an essential resource for those dealing with a pediatric population. This handbook provides an extensive overview of the most common medical conditions that neuropsychologists encounter while dealing with pediatric populations. It also discusses school-based issues such as special education law, consulting with school staff, and reintegrating children back into mainstream schools. It contains over 100 well-respected authors who are leading researchers in their respective fields. Additionally, each of the 95 chapters includes an up-to-date review of available research, resulting in the most comprehensive text on pediatric neuropsychology available in a single volume. Key Features: Provides thorough information on understanding functional neuroanatomy and development, and on using functional neuroimaging Highlights clinical practice issues, such as legal and ethical decision-making, dealing with child abuse and neglect, and working with school staff Describes a variety of professional issues that neuropsychologists must confront during their daily practice, such as ethics, multiculturalism, child abuse, forensics, and psychopharmacology

Conducting School-based Functional Behavioral Assessments

A Practitioner's Guide

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Author: Mark W. Steege,T. Steuart Watson

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1606230271

Category: Education

Page: 270

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Effective procedures are presented for evaluating challenging behavior in K-12 students, organizing assessment data, and using the results to craft individualized behavior support plans. --from publisher description

Conducting School-Based Functional Behavioral Assessments, Third Edition

A Practitioner's Guide

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Author: Mark W. Steege,Jamie L. Pratt,Garry Wickerd,Richard Guare,T. Steuart Watson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462538738

Category: Education

Page: 299

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This indispensable manual takes school practitioners step by step through conducting functional behavioral assessments and using them to plan effective interventions. The authors present a cogent rationale for the use of functional behavioral assessment (FBA), clearly explaining its advantages over traditional approaches to dealing with problem behavior. Basic terms and procedures are defined and the process of working with individual students is described in depth. Bringing concepts to life with realistic case examples, the authors also include a variety of sample FBA reports and corresponding positive behavior support plans. A Q&A chapter offers straightforward answers to practitioners' frequently asked questions. Perhaps most important, the volume provides all of the tools needed to complete a reliable and valid FBA, including forms, questionnaires, and worksheets, with a large-size format and lay-flat binding for ease of photocopying.

Research-Based Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Behavior

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Author: Kathleen Lynne Lane,Bryan G. Cook,Melody Tankersley

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780137028788

Category: Education

Page: 136

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For courses in Behavior Management, Interventions, and Characteristics of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders An authoritative collection of the best research-based practices known to improve behavior outcomes for students with disabilities A volume unlike any other, this book helps special educators combat the gap between research and practice by identifying specific practices proven through research to work for students with special needs Appropriate for practitioners, teacher-educators, and policymakers, this book is written by leading authorities in the field and gathers the most meaningful research and practices regarding behavior outcomes in a single source Chapters offer a consistent format that includes definition of strategy, theoretical underpinnings, description, fidelity checklist, and research-based summaries Sections show how to improve behavior outcomes by implementing Positive Behavior Supports, preventing problem behavior, improving compliance, decreasing aggressive behavior, and promoting social skills training

Conducting School-Based Functional Behavioral Assessments, Third Edition

A Practitioner's Guide

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Author: Mark W. Steege,Jamie L. Pratt,Garry Wickerd,Richard Guare,T. Steuart Watson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462538770

Category: Psychology

Page: 299

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Widely recognized as a gold-standard resource, this authoritative book has been revised and expanded with 50% new material. It provides a complete introduction to functional behavioral assessment (FBA), complete with procedures, forms, and tools that have been piloted and refined in both general and special education settings. Numerous vivid examples illustrate how to use the authors' behavior-analytic problem-solving model (BAPS) to synthesize assessment results and guide the design of individually tailored interventions. Practitioners and students enjoy the engaging, conversational tone. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 17 reproducible checklists and forms. Purchasers get access to a companion Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Revised BAPS model reflects the latest research and offers a more comprehensive approach to FBA. *Chapters on professional and ethical standards; analyzing how biological/medical conditions, thoughts, and emotions influence behavior; and analyzing how executive skills deficits influence behavior. *Chapters on testing hypotheses about the functions of problem behavior; testing reinforcer effectiveness; and evaluating function-based interventions. *Chapter providing applied learning experiences for professionals and students. *Most of the reproducible tools are new or revised. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman.

Pica in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

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Author: Peter Sturmey,Don E. Williams

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319307983

Category: Psychology

Page: 182

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the clinical phenomenon of pica. It focuses specifically on the disorder as it presents in children, adolescents, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disabilities (ID). Initial chapters introduce current theories and definitions, followed by a more detailed examination of how developmental disabilities complicate diagnosis and intervention. The volume describes evidence-based and clinically sound approaches to the treatment and prevention of pica in school and adult clinical settings, ranging from behavioral treatment to function-based interventions. In addition, it discusses common diagnostic, client, and provider issues that result in pica remaining undetected among individuals with ASD and ID. Featured topics include: Definition of pica in accessible terms, differentiating between various forms of the disorder. Issues and practical methods of prevention and treatment of pica in developmentally disabled persons. Functional and behavioral assessment methods for pica in individuals with ASD and ID. A range of effective behavioral and nonbehavioral treatments for pica. Illustrative cases and service delivery challenges. Areas for future research and practice. Pica in Individuals with Developmental Disabilities is an invaluable resource for researchers, clinicians and other professionals, and graduate students in clinical child and school psychology, behavior analysis/therapy, and social work as well as child and adolescent psychiatry, pediatrics, family studies, and special education.

Functional Analysis in Clinical Treatment

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Author: Peter Sturmey

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080471099

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

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With the ongoing pressures for psychologists to practice evidence-based care, and the requirement insurance carriers have both for treatment goals, measurement of outcomes, and a focus on brief therapy, functional analysis provides a framework for achieving all of the above. Having proven itself in treating behavioral problems in education, functional analysis is now being applied more broadly to behavioral and psychologial disorders. In his 1996 book (Functional Analysis in Clinical Psychology, Wiley UK), Sturmey applied the functional behavioral approach to case formulation across a wide range of psychological disorders and behaviors. Since the publication of his book, no other volume has taken an explicit behavioral approach to case formulation. The changes that have occurred over the last 10 years in behavioral case formulation have been significant and substantial. They include (a) a large expansion of the range of problems addressed, such as ADHD, (b) a range of new verbal behavior therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapies, (c) increased area of activity in the area of autism spectrum disorders; (d) many publications in how to train professionals, staff and parents in behavioral technology, and (e) new assessment instruments and procedures. Makes theories of functional analysis accessible to a wide range of mental health professionals Reviews behavioral assessment methods and strategies for case formulation Offers readers a practical, organized, data-based means of understanding psychiatric conditions for intervening effectively and measuring positive change