Teachers, counselors, and others will learn how to:
-Use the simple A-B-Cs of learning to prevent, not react to, behavior problems.
-Understand the basic components of an FBA and choose and describe target behaviors so everyone involved can chart them.
-See how knowledge of a youngster’s escalation and de-escalation cycles determines the success of behavioral interventions.
-Integrate simple data collection methods in the FBA/BIP process and write crystal-clear hypothesis statements.
-Identify antecedents and consequences of behavior and manage the context in which behavior problems occur.
-Teach new behavior by controlling the environment and reinforcing youngsters strategically.
-Intervene effectively to get rapid reduction of problem behaviors.