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Why do people engage in inappropriate behaviour?

Because, in their view, that is the best way of accessing a particular reinforcer

2

The strategies we use are not dictated by ____ of behaviour

topography

3

BAs help people develop more _____ ways of accessing the things they want

appropriate

4

Where possible, BAs reinforce appropriate behaviour using...

the reinforce maintaining inappropriate behaviour

5

What is the primary goal of BAs?

Teach appropriate behaviours - not just eliminate inappropriate behaviours

6

Give two other terms for intervention

Behaviour change strategy, treatment

7

What are the 3 components in a 3-step model?

1) Identify the problem 2) Determine why it occurs 3) Design intervention

8

To identify the problem behaviour, you must write...

an operational definition

9

If a person has several behaviours that need changing, start with...

the most severe

10

Step 2 (determining why behaviours occur) is conducted using a...

functional behaviour analysis

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FBAs allow us to determine... (2 answers)

The antecedents that evoke behaviour; The consequences that maintain behaviour

12

What are the three types of FBAs?

Indirect/informant assessment; Direct/descriptive assessment; Experimental functional analysis

13

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

14

The ____ we use should be linked to our ___ results

intervention; FBA

15

How do we know the type of reinforcement a person wants?

The FBA results

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What is a function-based intervention?

Behaviour change strategy that seeks to change the env. stimuli that cause or maintain behaviour