Mindful staff increase learning and reduce aggression in adults with developmental disabilities.

  title={Mindful staff increase learning and reduce aggression in adults with developmental disabilities.},
  author={Nirbhay N. Singh and Giulio E. Lancioni and Alan S. W. Winton and William J Curtis and Robert G. Wahler and Mohamed Sabaawi and Judy Singh and Kristen M McAleavey},
  journal={Research in developmental disabilities},
  volume={27 5},
Aggression by individuals with developmental disabilities may threaten their community placement. In a multiple baseline design across group homes, we provided group home staff with behavioral training and later with mindfulness training to assess the impact on aggressive behaviors and the number of learning objectives mastered by individuals in their care. We also assessed other outcomes including activities engaged in by the individuals, use of restraint by staff, and measures of satisfaction… CONTINUE READING
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