Functional Behavioral Assessment and Function-Based Intervention: An Effective, Practical Approach

Paperback | April 4, 2006

byJohn Umbreit, Jolenea B. Ferro, Carl J. Liaupsin

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Written by the leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting FBA's, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions.  Utilizing step-by-step strategies with supporting examples, this book will first discuss the principles around behavior management, then show how behavior management relates to functional behavioral assessment, and then offer methods for developing effective funcational based interventions.  General Inservice and Special Education teachers, school administrators, school psychologists and/or counselors, behavior specialists and other educational service agencies.

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Written by the leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting FBA's, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions.  Utilizing step-by-step strategies with supporting examples, this book will first discuss the principles around behavior management, then ...

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Written by the leading authorities in the field, this book presents a complete system for conducting FBA's, developing effective interventions, and implementing and monitoring those interventions. Utilizing step-by-step strategies with supporting examples, this book will first discuss the principles around behavior management, then sho...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.8 inPublished:April 4, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:013114989X

ISBN - 13:9780131149892

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1       A Functional Approach to Problem Behavior

 

PART I           Conducting the FBA

 

Chapter 2       Defining the Problem: Identifying the Target and Replacement Behavior

Chapter 3       Functional Behavioral Assessment: Interviews

Chapter 4       Functional Behavioral Assessment: Direct Observation

Chapter 5       Determining the Function of the Behavior: Using the Function Matrix

 

PART II          Developing and Testing the Intervention

 

Chapter 6       Intervention Method 1: Teaching the Replacement Behavior

Chapter 7       Intervention Method 2: Improve the Environment

Chapter 8       Intervention Method 3: Adjust the Contingencies

Chapter 9       Identifying an Appropriate Measurement System

Chapter 10     Testing the Intervention

Chapter 11     The Behavior Intervention Plan

 

PART III         Implementing the Intervention

 

Chapter 12     Factors that Affect Success: Social Validity, Treatment Integrity, and Generalization and Maintenance

Chapter 13     Monitoring the Intervention and Analyzing Outcomes

 

PART IV         Putting it All Together: From Problem Identification to Effective Intervention

 

Chapter 14     The Entire Process When Using Method 1: Teach the Replacement Behavior

Chapter 15     The Entire Process When Using Method 2: Improve the Enviroment

Chapter 16     The Entire Process When Using Method 3: Adjust the Contingencies

 

Conclusion...And Some Suggestions