Category: AppliedBehaviourAnalysis

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Interview Informed Synthesised Contingencies (IISCA). Functional Analysis of Challenging Behaviour.

Challenging behaviour is a form of communication, behaviour is maintained by its contact with the contingencies involved. One of the ways we can understand and help treat the function of challenging behaviour is to carry out a function based assessment. Often it is not advisable to ‘evoke’ challenging behaviour and behaviour analysts are always trying to find suitable ways to help understand...

Overview of ABA Home Programs & Foundations of Applied Behaviour Analysis

This is part of the parent training course and covers the basics for people considering ABA interventions with some useful resources and information on the code of ethics: http://www.simplybehaviour.com/parent-training/ Understand the fundamental concepts and principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)Identify the key components of ABA and its relevance in various contextsApply basic ABA principles to real-life scenarios Before we get on to...

Verbal Behaviour, VBMAPP (& Assessments) & Verbal Operants

This is part of the parent training course: http://www.simplybehaviour.com/parent-training/ Introduction:  The interesting thing about operant behaviour is that the rules of operant behaviour extend to the way we talk to ourselves and think. For example, Teaching verbal operants and verbal behaviour is crucial for individuals learning language skills. As we have already mentioned, behaviour is functional for an individual and often it...

Classical & Emotional Conditioning

This is part of the parent training course: http://www.simplybehaviour.com/parent-training/ Introduction: John B. Watson (1913) and Ivan Pavlov (1927) were influential figures in the field of psychology, particularly in the areas of behaviourism and learning theory. Watson focused on the study of stimulus-response (S-R) relationships and the influence of environmental factors on behaviour. He conducted the famous Little Albert experiment, demonstrating emotional conditioning...

Non-Contingent Reinforcement & Extinction

This is part of the parent training course: http://www.simplybehaviour.com/parent-training/ Introduction: NCR (or the “Non-Contingent Reinforcement”) and extinction (EXT) are two important concepts in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) parent training. They are strategies used in conjunction with other interventions to promote positive behaviour and reduce challenging behaviours in their learners. NCR is a technique used in ABA to decrease problem behaviour by providing...

Visual Schedules & Basic Negotiation Skills For Enhanced Communication To Reduce Challenging Behaviour

This is part of the comprehensive parent training course: http://www.simplybehaviour.com/parent-training/ Visual Schedules: Communication as stated is an important part of the approaches used to help people transition and to reduce the need for challenging behaviour. Here is why: Visual aids can deliver information more directly: Visual communication is more flexible than verbal communication. Visual aids are more attention-grabbing and engaging. Research has been...

Problem Behaviour & Strategies for Understanding/Identifying & Managing- Using Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)

Parenting is an extraordinary journey filled with moments of joy, laughter, and discovery. However, along with these rewarding moments, it’s not uncommon for parents to face challenging behaviours in their children that can leave them feeling overwhelmed and unsure of how to respond. As parents, caregivers, or educators, our primary goal is to provide a nurturing environment that supports the emotional and...

Tutor-Parent Contract

This Tutor-Parent Contract (the “Contract”) is entered into between [Tutor’s Name] (referred to as the “Tutor”) and [Parent’s Name] (referred to as the “Parent”) on [Contract Date]. Both parties agree to the following terms and conditions: By signing below, both the Tutor and Parent acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in this Contract. Tutor:...

BCBA Consultancy Services Agreement

This BCBA Consultancy Services Agreement (the “Agreement”) is entered into between [BCBA Consultant’s Name] (referred to as the “Consultant”) and [Parent’s Name] (referred to as the “Parent”) on [Agreement Date]. Both parties agree to the following terms and conditions: By signing below, both the Consultant and Parent acknowledge that they have read, understood, and agree to the terms and conditions outlined in...

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