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1

Who should be involved in the planning of behaviour programmes?

the client or client-surrogate

2

All programmes should be based on...

behaviour analytic principles

3

What must be done if other interventions are suggested/used in conjunction with the programme?

the effects of the other intervention should be assessed and evaluated

4

What 3 things must be explained to the client or client-surrogate?

(1) what is required for the programme to be successful (2) any conditions that might prevent implementation of a programme (3) any conditions that might interfere with programme implementation

5

If there are environmental conditions that could affect the programme's implementation we should...

try to remove these obstacles

6

If we know the environmental conditions prevent implementation of a programme we must...

refer the client to other services

7

Prior to implementing an intervention we must

gain consent from the client or client-surrogate

8

In order to give consent the client must...

be aware of exactly what the intervention will entail

9

Behaviour analysts always recommend ____ procedures over ____ procedures whenever possible

reinf't; punish't

10

If punish't procedures are necessary, ____ __ ____ ____ are ALWAYS included

reinf't of alternative behaviours

11

Behaviour analysts avoid using reinforcers if...

they could be harmful in the long run, e.g. edibles

12

If potentially harmful reinforces must be used, we...

switch these with less harmful alternatives over time

13

When deciding what procedure to use we always use the ____ ____

least restrictive

14

One way of ensuring procedures are less restrictive is to provide the client with...

choice

15

When is data collected?

before, during and after programme implementation

16

If the data suggests the programme may need to be modified, we must

gain consent for procedural changes before making the changes themselves

17

The collection of data tells us...

how effective an intervention is and whether a change must be made to the programme

18

Programmes have ____, ____ criteria for programme termination

objective, behavioural

19

Termination criteria informs us...

when the behaviour has changed enough for the intervention to be considered successful

20

The client/surrogate should be involved in setting ____ ____

termination criteria

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What happens once termination criteria has been met?

The BA tells client that the treatment is successful and ends treatment. In some cases staying on may be necessary, but mostly just a check up is neeed