Behavior Management : Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-07-06
  • Publisher: Pearson
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For courses in Applied Behavior Analysis, Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Management, and/or Classroom Management This text provides the best of behavior analysis and positive behavior supports (PBS) available in a text, with the main goal of helping teachers achieve optimal behavioral and learning outcomes for the students they teachregardless of the degree of challenging behavior exhibited. Addresses the needs of learners with disabilities, but also emphasizes the relevance of PBS for all children and youth. Uses case-style vignettes, embedded within each chapter, to assist readers in learning important principles and how they apply to practice.

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Behavior in Children and Youth. 

 2. Partnering with Families. 

 3. Ensuring Ethical Practices in the Delivery of Positive Behavior Supports. 

 4. Prevention of Challenging Behavior

 5. Understanding Functional Behavior Assessment.

 6.  Single-Subject Design

 7. Planning Behavior Support. 

 8. Evaluating Positive Behavior Supports. 

 9. Using Reinforcement to Increase Appropriate Behavior.

10. Teaching Positive Alternative Behaviors.

11. Reducing Challenging Behavior. 

12. Developing Self-Determination Skills.

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