• Psychology, Medicine
  • Published in
    Journal of applied behavior…
    2016
  • DOI:10.1002/jaba.286

Caregiver preference for reinforcement-based interventions for problem behavior maintained by positive reinforcement.

@article{Gabor2016CaregiverPF,
  title={Caregiver preference for reinforcement-based interventions for problem behavior maintained by positive reinforcement.},
  author={Anne M Gabor and Jennifer N. Fritz and Christopher T Roath and Brittany R Rothe and Denise A Gourley},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  year={2016},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          215-27
        }
}
Social validity of behavioral interventions typically is assessed with indirect methods or by determining preferences of the individuals who receive treatment, and direct observation of caregiver preference rarely is described. In this study, preferences of 5 caregivers were determined via a concurrent-chains procedure. Caregivers were neurotypical, and children had been diagnosed with developmental disabilities and engaged in problem behavior maintained by positive reinforcement. Caregivers… CONTINUE READING
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