Functional Assessment : Strategies to Prevent and Remediate Challenging Behavior in School Settings

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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This book describes functional assessment, a positive and proactive approach for addressing challenging behavior within school settings. From two experts in functional behavioral assessment and intervention comes a timely revision of a practical, easy-to-use book that describes how to prevent and remediate challenging behavior in school settings. This book provides the rationale for using functional assessment to address challenging behavior and describes how to conduct functional assessment and develop positive intervention strategies based on assessment information. Special Educators and General Education Teachers.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Challenging Behavior and Functional Assessment and Intervention Model
The Importance of Identifying and Addressing Challenging Behavior
Identifying Why Challenging Behavior Occurs
Assumptions and Goals of Functional Assessment
Conducting a Functional Assessment
Assessing the Current Environment
Identifying the Function of Challenging and Appropriate Behaviors
Selecting and Implementing Function-Based Interventions
Selecting Setting Event, Antecedent, and Consequence Strategies and Appropriate Replacement Behaviors
Intervention Strategies Related to the Positive Reinforcement Function
Intervention Strategies Related to the Negative Reinforcement Function
General Intervention Strategies Related to the Sensory Regulation/Sensory Stimulation Function
Specific Intervention Strategies Related to the Increase and Decrease Sensory Regulation/Sensory Stimulation Functions
Prevention Strategies and Strategies to Promote Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior
Functional Assessment within School Settings
Guidelines for Program Implementation and Consultation
Problem-Solving Case Studies
Name Index
Subject Index
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