Teaching self-protection to young children.

  title={Teaching self-protection to young children.},
  author={C E Poche and Rick Brouwer and M Swearingen},
  journal={Journal of applied behavior analysis},
  volume={14 2},
Self-protective behaviors were taught to three preschool children in order to prevent the opportunity for abduction. An analogue measure of self-protection was developed in which confederate adults approached and verbally attempted to lure each child from the setting, before, during, and after training. A multiple baseline design across subjects was used. During baseline, all the children displayed susceptibility to the lures. Training procedures included modeling, behavior rehearsal, and… CONTINUE READING

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