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The Good Behavior Game: 1969-2002
The Good Behavior Game (GBG), a type of interdependent group-oriented contingency management procedure, was first introduced in 1969 and has been used with overwhelming success in classrooms andExpand
Teacher acquisition of functional analysis methodology.
The current study examined methods for training teachers to use functional analysis methods. Teachers first received written and verbal instructions detailing attention and demand conditions. TheyExpand
Randomized interdependent group contingencies: Group reinforcement with a twist
This investigation examined the effects of randomizing components of an interdependent group contingency procedure on the target behavior of 12 students in a second-grade classroom in a ruralExpand
An Empirical Investigation of Time-Out With and Without Escape Extinction to Treat Escape-Maintained Noncompliance
The present study evaluates the effectiveness of two time-out (TO) procedures in reducing escape-maintained noncompliance of 4 children. Noncompliant behavioral function was established via aExpand
Interventions Addressing Transition Difficulties for Individuals with Autism.
Transitioning between activities can pose difficulties when working with students with autism. Individuals with autism may resist transitions by exhibiting a host of problem behaviors such asExpand
Functional Assessment of Distracting and Disruptive Behaviors in the School Setting
Abstract More common than severe behaviors, distracting and instructionally disruptive behaviors frequently result in disciplinary decisions being made for the student who is exhibiting them. TheseExpand
Towards Developing a Classroom-Based Functional Analysis Condition to Assess Escape-to-Attention as a Variable Maintaining Problem Behavior
Abstract Functional behavior assessment (FBA) incorporating a functional analysis is emerging as an effective model used to assess classroom behavior problems. However, conducting an FBA in aExpand
An Analog Investigation of the Relationship Between Treatment Acceptability and Treatment Integrity
In recent years there has been a renewed interest in assessing treatment integrity. Although several studies have examined methods for improving integrity, there is little empirical research on theExpand