Flashcards in Selecting Interventions Deck (16):
Why do people engage in inappropriate behaviour?
Because, in their view, that is the best way of accessing a particular reinforcer
The strategies we use are not dictated by ____ of behaviour
BAs help people develop more _____ ways of accessing the things they want
Where possible, BAs reinforce appropriate behaviour using...
the reinforce maintaining inappropriate behaviour
What is the primary goal of BAs?
Teach appropriate behaviours - not just eliminate inappropriate behaviours
Give two other terms for intervention
Behaviour change strategy, treatment
What are the 3 components in a 3-step model?
1) Identify the problem 2) Determine why it occurs 3) Design intervention
To identify the problem behaviour, you must write...
an operational definition
If a person has several behaviours that need changing, start with...
the most severe
Step 2 (determining why behaviours occur) is conducted using a...
functional behaviour analysis
FBAs allow us to determine... (2 answers)
The antecedents that evoke behaviour; The consequences that maintain behaviour
What are the three types of FBAs?
Indirect/informant assessment; Direct/descriptive assessment; Experimental functional analysis
Give three problems that could occur due to skipping FBAs
1) The intervention is less likely to be reinf't based 2) Behaviour could get worse (reinforce unintentionally) 3) No behavioural change
The ____ we use should be linked to our ___ results
How do we know the type of reinforcement a person wants?
The FBA results