Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis by Wayne W. Fisher (Editor); Cathleen C. Piazza (Editor); Henry S. Roane (Editor)
Publication Date: 2013-10-03
Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA are reviewed and specific applications described in education, autism treatment, safety skills for children, and other areas. The volume also addresses crucial professional and ethical issues, making it a complete reference and training tool for ABA practitioners and students.
Language and Autism by Adrienne Fitzer; Peter Sturmey
Publication Date: 2008-06-01
This volume will provide the reader with a concise overview of applied behavioral interventions for language in people with autism spectrum disorders. It is an edited work consisting of 12 chapters organized into two broad sections. Part I deals with general aspects of language in people with ASD, such as the nature of language impairments, general approaches to language teaching, behavioral conceptions of language, and the evidence base for which approaches are effective. Part II addresses speci'c programmatic issues including particular intervention questions, such as how to teach speci'c functions (e.g., mands, tacts, intraverbals, and echoics); speci'c intervention methods (e.g., discrete- trial training, natural language paradigm, and incidental teaching); and intervening for problematic aspects of verbal behavior (e.g., prosody and maladaptive verbal behavior).
The Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis by A. Charles Catania (Editor); T. A. Brigham (Editor)
Publication Date: 1979-01-01
Effective Teaching by Mark Wolery-Allegheny; Donald B. Bailey; George M. Sugai; Mark Wolery
Publication Date: 1988-03-11
Applied Behavior Analysis by Edward P. Sarafino
Publication Date: 2011-10-25
Sarafino's goal in Principles and Procedures for ModifyingBehavior is to create a clear and engaging instrument thatdescribes ways to analyze one's own specific behaviors in terms ofthe factors that lead to and maintain them and ways to manage thosefactors to improve the behaviors. The text is based on research,theory, and experiences to explain and provide examples of theconcepts and methods of self-management in a comprehensive text. Itfocuses on topics in applied behavior analysis, behaviormodification, behavior therapy, and psychology of learning. Two general topics shaped this text: making the book relative toa variety of fields by describing applications in psychology,education, counseling, nursing, and physical therapy and differentacademic levels and preparation. Several important objectivesguided the content and organization of the text which is designedto cover a large majority of tasks or concepts that the BehaviorAnalyst Certification Board (www.bacb.com) has identified as thefield's essential content and should be mastered by all behavioranalysts.
Treatment Integrity by Lisa M. Hagermoser Sanetti; Thomas R. Kratochwill
Publication Date: 2014-01-01
Treatment integrity, in its broadest sense, is the extent to which an intervention is implemented as intended. Over the past 3 decades, understanding of treatment integrity has greatly evolved. This book summarises the current state of our knowledge of treatment integrity on such topics as how it fits into the larger contexts of evidence-based practice and implementation science its relation to ethics and the law conceptual models, assessment, promotion, and application conceptual models of treatment integrity in the fields of medicine, prevention science, and health psychology assessment of treatment integrity itself how a conceptual model can inform the development of a comprehensive treatment integrity assessment system its use in practice and research in education and psychology Authoritative and up to date, this volume is a unique resource for all professionals supervising, providing, or evaluating intervention services, including researchers and practitioners in clinical, counselling, and school psychology; child and adolescent psychiatry; social work; communication disorders; special and general education; program evaluation; and educational leadership.