Flashcards in Positive Behaviour Support Deck (26):
PBS Largely about understanding the _________ in the ________.
We use PBS so that: (2)
We can attend to the persons needs & interests
Eliminate the need to resort to undesirable behaviour
Common functions of problem behaviour:
To gain access to social interaction
To gain access to objects/food/activities
To gain access to stimulating events
To terminate/avoid unwanted situations
To complete a functional assessment we must gather...
Broad & Specific Information
Preferences, goals, routines, health concerns are all part of..
Conditions associated with problem behaviour, purpose or function of behaviour
Two types of hypothesis statements:
Specific hypothesis has 3 components:
WHEN this happens
NAME does this
In order to....
Hypothesis statements act as guidance for..
Positive Behaviour Support Plans
The long-term component of a PBSB
A global hypothesis summarizes:
Contextual information, broad information. Provides a contextual explanation as to why events are problematic for person.
We can gather assessment information by:
Direct or Indirect Observation
Continuous observation recordings, frequency counts, duration recordings and scatter plots are all examples of:
Another form of Direct Observation is...
ABC's of fnxnl analysis?
Functional analysis serves to...
Prove or disprove a hypothesis
5 Major Antecedent Strategies:
Remove problem event
Add events that promote positive behaviour
Modify the event
Block the event
Intersperse pleasant & unpleasant events
In addition to modifying antecedents we may teach..
3 Alternative Skills?
Coping & Tolerance
The goal of consequence interventions is to teach that (2)
Alternative skills are a better strategy
Problem behaviours are inefficient, ineffective or socially undesirable
The last type of intervention in PBSP?
Example of lifestyle intervention?
Improve Quality of Life
-Adapt & Maintain
Meaningful outcomes of PBSP should reflect: (3)
Increase in use of alternatives
Decrease in incidence of problem behaviour
General improvement in QoL
The last step in a PBSP - Continue to ...
Monitor & Measure Progress
If PBSP is working?