Conducting school-based functional behavioral assessments : a practitioner's guide /

"Chapter 1 introduces the process and purpose of FBA, situates FBA within a problem-solving framework, and explores the philosophical assumptions of a functional assessment approach. Chapter 2 highlights professional and ethical standards. Chapter 3 reviews the conceptual foundations of FBA. Ch...

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Main Authors: Steege, Mark W. (Author), Pratt, Jamie L. (Author), Wickerd, Garry (Author), Guare, Richard (Author), Watson, T. Steuart (Author)
Other Authors: Gresham, Frank M. (writer of foreword.)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : The Guilford Press, [2019]
Edition:Third edition.
Series:Guilford practical intervention in the schools series.
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Summary:"Chapter 1 introduces the process and purpose of FBA, situates FBA within a problem-solving framework, and explores the philosophical assumptions of a functional assessment approach. Chapter 2 highlights professional and ethical standards. Chapter 3 reviews the conceptual foundations of FBA. Chapter 4 examines the role of "private events" such as medical issues, emotions, and thoughts on behavior. Chapter 5 considers the contribution of executive skill delays to occurrences of interfering behavior. Chapter 6 introduces, discusses, and illustrates the Behavior Analytic Problem Solving model. Chapter 7 reviews indirect FBA procedures. Chapter 8 provides an overview of behavior recording procedures and descriptive FBA methods. Chapter 9 discusses experimental FBA procedures. Chapter 10 focuses on identifying and assessing the effectiveness of reinforcers for strengthening socially-appropriate replacement behaviors. Chapter 11 shows the process of designing behavior intervention plans on the basis of results. Chapters 12-14 provide examples"--
Widely recognized as a gold-standard resource, this authoritative book has been revised and expanded with 50% new material. It provides a complete introduction to functional behavioral assessment (FBA), complete with procedures, forms, and tools that have been piloted and refined in both general and special education settings. Numerous vivid examples illustrate how to use the authors' behavior-analytic problem-solving model (BAPS) to synthesize assessment results and guide the design of individually tailored interventions. Practitioners and students enjoy the engaging, conversational tone. In a large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book includes 17 reproducible checklists and forms. -- Provided by publisher
Physical Description:xx, 299 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Also available in electronic format.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-289) and index.
ISBN:9781462538737
1462538738