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

Functional Assessment: Strategies to Prevent and Remediate Challenging Behavior in School Settings, 4th edition

  • Lynette K. Chandler, 
  • Carol M. Dahlquist

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Functional Assessment provides guidelines, strategies and procedures for preventing and addressing challenging behavior in school settings. The authors take theoretical and often technical information and present it in an easy-to-understand and applicable manner.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2015

ISBN-13: 9780137416561

Subject: Special Education

Category: Behavior Management / Behavior Analysis

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction to Challenging Behavior and the Functional Assessment and Intervention Model
1. The Importance of Identifying and Addressing Challenging Behavior and Identifying Why Challenging Behavior Occurs
2. Assumptions and Goals of Functional Assessment

Part II: Conducting a Functional Assessment
3. Assessing the Current Environment
4. Identifying the Function of Challenging and Appropriate Behaviors

Part III: Selecting and Implementing Function-Based Interventions
5. Selecting Setting Event, Antecedent, and Consequence Strategies and Appropriate Replacement Behaviors
6. Intervention Strategies Related to the Positive Reinforcement Function
7. Intervention Strategies Related to the Negative Reinforcement Function
8. General Intervention Strategies Related to the Sensory Regulation/Sensory Stimulation Function
9. Specific Intervention Strategies Related to the Increase and Decrease in Sensory Regulations/Sensory Stimulation Functions
10. Strategies to Promote Generalization and Maintenance of Behavior and to Prevent the Development and Recurrence of Behavior

Part IV: Functional Assessment Within School Settings
11. Guidelines for Program Implementation and Consultation

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