Flashcards in Chapter 3 Deck (15):
the specific behavior selected for change
interviews, checklist, test, direct observation
provides descriptions of specific behaviors and the conditions under which each behavior should occur
anecdotal observation or ABC recording
observer records a descriptive, temporally sequenced account of all behaviors of interest and the antecedent conditions and consequences in the clients natural environment
information gathered about the person adn the various environments in which that person lives and works.
-physiological conditions, physical aspects of environment, interactions with others, home environment, past reinforcement history
the effects of an assessment procedure on the behavior being assessed
the degree to which the person's repertoire maximizes short and long term reinforcers for that individual adn minimizes short and long term punishers
relevance of behavior rule
target behaviors should be selected only when it can determined that the behavior is likely to produce reinforcement in the person's natural environment
a behavior that has consequences beyond the change itself, some of which may be considered important.
a behavior that once learned, produces corresponding modifications or covariations in other adaptive untrained behaviors.
use of progressivley more typical environments, expectations and procedures to establish away/ or maintain personal behaviors which are as culturally normal as possible
definition that designates responses as members of the targeted response class soley by their common effect on the environment
definition identifies instances of the target by the shape of form of the behavior
change behaviors to an extent that a person;s life is changed in a positive and meaningful way