Developing New Behavior And Functional Analysis Of Behaviors

Developing New Behavior And Functional Analysis Of Behaviors
Question 1: Use your Applied Behavior Analysis text to read, discuss and explain :
• Chapter 18, “Imitation,” pages 412–419.
• Chapter 19, “Shaping,” pages 420–433.
• Chapter 20, “Chaining,” pages 434–453.
• Read the following PowerPoint presentations in preparation for ICS Part 1 and 2 in this unit:
 Chapter 18, “Imitation.”
 Chapter 19, “Shaping.”
 Chapter 20, “Chaining.”
• Iwata, Dorsey, Slifer, Bauman, and Richman’s 1982 article, “Toward a Functional Analysis of Self-Injury,” in the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, volume 27, number 2, 197–209 (1994 reprint).
• Tincani, Castrogiavanni, and Axelrod’s 1999 article, “A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Brief Versus Traditional Functional Analyses,” in Research in Developmental Disabilities, volume 20, number 5, pages 327–338.

Question 2: Functional Assessment and Analysis
Describe and compare functional behavior assessment and functional analysis procedures. Discuss some factors that may impact decisions to apply each approach.

Question 3: Imitation, Chaining, and Shaping
Describe and compare functional behavior assessment and functional analysis procedures. Discuss some factors that may impact decisions to apply each approach.

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