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Author: Jon S. Bailey
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506318998
Book Pages: 280
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This very practical, how-to text provides the beginning researcher with the basics of applied behavior analysis research methods. In 10 logical steps, this text covers all of the elements of single-subject research design and it provides practical information for designing, implementing, and evaluating studies. Using a pocketbook format, the authors provide novice researcher with a "steps-for-success" approach that is brief, to-the-point, and clearly delineated.


Author: John O. Cooper
Genre: Behaviorism (Psychology)
Publisher:
ISBN: 129202321X
Book Pages: 758
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The long-awaited second edition of the classic textbook, Applied Behavior Analysis, provides a comprehensive, in-depth discussion of the field, providing a complete description of the principles and procedures needed to systematically change socially significant behavior and to understand the reasons for that change. The authors' goal in revising this best-selling text was to introduce students to ABA in as complete, technically accurate, and contemporary manner as possible. As a result, the book's scope, treatment of various principles, procedures, and issues suggest that it is intended for concentrated and serious study.Readers of the new second edition will appreciate the inclusion of: more than 1,400 citations to primary-source literature, including both classic and contemporary studies; a glossary of more than 400 technical terms and concepts; more than 100 graphs displaying original data from peer-reviewed research, with detailed descriptions of the procedures used to collect the data represented; five new chapters written by leading scholars in the field of behavior analysis; and the addition of The Behavior Analyst Certification Board(r) BCBA(r) and BCABA(r) Behavior Analyst Task List, Third Edition. First published in 1987, Applied Behavior Analysis remains the top-choice primary text for appropriate courses at universities in the United States and abroad with leading programs in behavior analysis. This comprehensive text, best-suited for all upper-level courses in basic principles, applications, and behavioral research methods, helps students, educators, and practitioners appreciate and begin to acquire the conceptual and technical skills necessary to foster socially adaptive behavior in diverse individuals.


Author: Wayne W. Fisher
Genre: Education
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462513383
Book Pages: 544
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Describing the state of the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this comprehensive handbook provides detailed information about theory, research, and intervention. The contributors are leading ABA authorities who present best practices in behavioral assessment and demonstrate evidence-based strategies for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors. Conceptual, empirical, and procedural building blocks of ABA are reviewed and specific applications described in education, autism treatment, safety skills for children, and other areas. The volume also addresses crucial professional and ethical issues, making it a complete reference and training tool for ABA practitioners and students.


Author: James K. Luiselli
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128111284
Book Pages: 438
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

The Applied Behavior Analysis Practice Guidebook: A Manual for Professional Practice gives behavioral practitioners pragmatic advice, direction and recommendations for being an effective clinician, consultant, supervisor and performance manager. The book adopts a how to do it perspective featuring contributions from expert scientist-practitioners. Each chapter introduces the relevance of the topic for practicing professionals, describes and synthesizes the empirical basis of the topic, and then presents practitioner recommendations. With this format, readers can navigate the chapters with familiarity and confidence to facilitate the understanding of content and integration of the many practice areas addressed. Focuses on the professional practice areas of board certified behavior analysts Includes forms, tables, flowcharts and other visual aids to assist in BCBA work Concludes each chapter with a practice guidelines checklist Features contributions from notable experts in distinct specialty areas Helps readers build skills and competencies as an applied behavior analyst


Author: Tony Mash
Genre:
Publisher:
ISBN: 1533091625
Book Pages: 56
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This book is designed for people who are studying and implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to better understand the concept of ABA. It includes 120 questions and the answers include explanation.


Author: B. F. Skinner
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: B. F. Skinner Foundation
ISBN: 9780989983907
Book Pages: 1025
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

In 1934, at the age of 30, B. F. Skinner found himself at a dinner sitting next to Professor Alfred North Whitehead. Never one to lose an opportunity to promote behaviorism, Skinner expounded its main tenets to the distinguished philosopher. Whitehead acknowledged that science might account for most of human behavior but he would not include verbal behavior. He ended the discussion with a challenge: "Let me see you," he said, "account for my behavior as I sit here saying, 'No black scorpion is falling upon this table.'" The next morning Skinner began this book. It took him over twenty years to complete. This book extends the laboratory-based principles of selection by consequences to account for what people say, write, gesture, and think. Skinner argues that verbal behavior requires a separate analysis because it does not operate on the environment directly, but rather through the behavior of other people in a verbal community. He illustrates his thesis with examples from literature, the arts, and sciences, as well as from his own verbal behavior and that of his colleagues and children. Perhaps it is because this theoretical work provides a way to approach that most human of human behavior that Skinner ofter called Verbal Behavior his most important work.


Author: Henry S. Roane
Genre: Education
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128007938
Book Pages: 682
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Applied behavior analysts use applied research to create and implement effective evidence-based procedures in schools, homes, and the community, which have proved effective in addressing behaviors associated with autism and other developmental disorders. The principles underlying this therapeutic approach have been increasingly effective when applied to other populations, settings, and behaviors. Clinical and Organizational Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis explores data-based decision-making in depth to inform treatment selection for behavior change across various populations and contexts. Each chapter addresses considerations related to data collection, single-case research design methodology, objective decision-making, and visual inspection of data. The authors reference a range of published research methods in the area of applied behavior analysis (ABA) as it has been applied to specific topics, as well as utilizing their own clinical work by providing numerous case examples. Reviews current evidence-based practices to provide a comprehensive guide to the application of ABA principles across a range of clinical contexts and applications Divides clinical applications into three sections for ease-of-use: child, adult, and broad-based health Explores the breadth of ABA-based treatment beyond autism and developmental disorders Draws upon a range of subject-matter experts who have clinical and research experience across multiple uses of ABA


Author: Ann B. Beirne
Genre: Psychology
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780429841873
Book Pages: 388
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

Drawing upon combined 35 years of clinical experience as well as the reflections of colleagues in the field, Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis provides the foundation for a lifelong journey of ethical practice in service for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. This book includes an explanation of each element in the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts®, along with insightful examples, thought-provoking considerations, and contributions from experts in the field. This text also addresses professional behavior for the behavior analyst when fulfilling roles as teacher, employee, manager, colleague, advocate, or member of a multidisciplinary team.


Author: Michael Keenan
Genre: Education
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9781843103103
Book Pages: 304
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

This practical book gives detailed guidance on how to develop a tailored Applied Behavioural Analysis programme that includes the key features of ABA: detailed individual behaviour assessment, reinforcement strategies to encourage new behaviours and systematic programme implementation.


Author: Wayne W. Fisher
Genre: Education
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462543755
Book Pages: 640
Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi

"Widely regarded as the authoritative work on the principles and practice of applied behavior analysis (ABA), this indispensable volume is now in a revised and expanded second edition. Leading experts present evidence-based procedures for supporting positive behaviors and reducing problem behaviors with children and adults in diverse contexts. Chapters delve into applications in education, autism treatment, addictions, behavioral pediatrics, and other areas. Covering everything from behavioral assessment and measurement to the design and implementation of individualized interventions, the Handbook is a complete reference and training tool for ABA practitioners and students. Key Words/Subject Areas: ABA therapy, behavior analysts, developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, autism treatments, behavior management, functional behavioral assessments, texts, textbooks, research handbooks, positive reinforcement, behavioral pediatrics, behavioural, behaviorism, children, adults, principles and procedures, graduate courses, classes, BCBA certification, training, reducing problem behaviors, treating autistic kids, behavioral treatments, early interventions, positive behavior supports, comprehensive guide, special education Audience: Behavior analysts and trainees working with children and adults, including special educators, school and clinical psychologists, autism specialists, and behavioral medicine professionals"--