Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Wayne W. Fisher,Cathleen C. Piazza,Henry S. Roane
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781462513383
Release: 2013-10-03
Editor: Guilford Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: John O. Cooper,Timothy E. Heron,William L. Heward
Pages: 758
ISBN: 129202321X
Release: 2013-07-15
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis

Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Jon S. Bailey,Mary R. Burch
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781506318998
Release: 2002-02-13
Editor: SAGE Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis  Second Edition
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Author: Wayne W. Fisher,Cathleen C. Piazza,Henry S. Roane
Pages: 640
ISBN: 9781462543755
Release: 2021-06-04
Editor: Guilford Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"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"--

Applied Behavior Analysis Advanced Guidebook

Applied Behavior Analysis Advanced Guidebook
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Author: James K. Luiselli
Pages: 438
ISBN: 9780128111284
Release: 2017-08-23
Editor: Academic Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Verbal Behavior

Verbal Behavior
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Author: B. F. Skinner
Pages: 1025
ISBN: 9780989983907
Release: 2014-05-26
Editor: B. F. Skinner Foundation

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

ABA Applied Behavior Analysis Practice Exam

ABA  Applied Behavior Analysis  Practice Exam
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Author: Tony Mash
Pages: 56
ISBN: 1533091625
Release: 2016-05-03
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism

Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism
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Author: Michael Keenan
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781843103103
Release: 2006
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Applied Behavior Analysis Pearson New International Edition

Applied Behavior Analysis  Pearson New International Edition
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Author: John O. Cooper,Timothy E. Heron,William L. Heward
Pages: 760
ISBN: 9781292036397
Release: 2013-08-28
Editor: Pearson Higher Ed

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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® BCBA® and BCABA® 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.

Clinical and Organizational Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis

Clinical and Organizational Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Henry S. Roane,Joel E. Ringdahl,Terry S. Falcomata
Pages: 682
ISBN: 9780128007938
Release: 2015-06-20
Editor: Academic Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Albert J. Kearney
Pages: 117
ISBN: 1843108607
Release: 2008
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Pub

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Albert J. Kearney explains the kinds of learning and reinforcement processes that form the basis of ABA programs. He then describes how the science of behavior analysis can be applied to real life problems. He looks at how behavior is assessed and various intervention techniques that are often employed with children who have special needs.

Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for Behavior Technicians and Other Practitioners

Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for Behavior Technicians and Other Practitioners
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Author: Michele Wallace,G. Roy Mayer
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1597380679
Release: 2017
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Applied Behavior Analysis of Language and Cognition

Applied Behavior Analysis of Language and Cognition
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Author: Mitch Fryling,Ruth Anne Rehfeldt,Jonathan Tarbox,Linda J. Hayes
Pages: 376
ISBN: 9781684031399
Release: 2020-03-01
Editor: New Harbinger Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Written by leading experts in language and cognition, this groundbreaking behavior analysis textbook brings the study of verbal behavior into the 21st century with cutting-edge research. Students and clinicians in the burgeoning field of applied behavior analysis will find the theoretical foundation they need to effectively help the increasingly diverse clients seeking their services. The origins of behavior analysis can be traced to the pioneering work of B.F. Skinner. Skinner’s fundamental insights into how human behavior is shaped, maintained, and can be changed were powerful and far-reaching. Some of Skinner’s most innovative contributions were in the study of language. Behavior analytic work in the area of language and cognition did not stop with Skinner, however. Indeed, Skinner’s work in this area has inspired considerable expansion, particularly with an eye toward more sophisticated verbal and cognitive repertoires. This important volume provides an overview of the concepts and core behavioral processes involved in language and cognition. You’ll find a deeper exploration of complex linguistic and cognitive skills, including generative responding, learning by observation, and perspective taking. Also included are clinically supported interventions based in mindfulness, psychological flexibility, and emotion regulation to help clients improve complex language, social, and academic skills. The future of behavior analysis is here. With its focus on the importance of language and cognition, this textbook is a must-read for anyone studying or practicing in the science of behavior.

Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis

Understanding Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Ann B. Beirne,Jacob A. Sadavoy
Pages: 388
ISBN: 9780429841873
Release: 2019-04-16
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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.

Behavioral Detectives

Behavioral Detectives
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Author: Bobby Newman Ph. D.,Dana R. Reinecke Ph. D.
Pages: 264
ISBN: 0966852869
Release: 2007-11
Editor: Dove and Orca

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Behavioral Detectives: A Staff Training Exercise Book in Applied Behavior Analysis allows readers in on case conferences discussing behavioral issues in developmental disabilities and applied behavior analysis. Short stories are presented, always with a clinical mistake present. The job of the reader is to discover the mistake. The reader can then turn to the back to see if (s)he was correct, learning about applied behavior analysis along the way.

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis Second Edition

Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis  Second Edition
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Author: Albert J. Kearney
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9781784500306
Release: 2015-06-21
Editor: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This introductory guide to ABA demystifies the often complex terminology, the underlying principles, and commonly-used procedures of ABA using accessible, everyday language. This revised and updated edition reflects recent developments and introduces new key terms. Albert J. Kearney explains the kinds of learning and reinforcement processes that form the basis of ABA programs. Having covered these essential principles, he describes how the science of behavior analysis can be effectively applied to real life behavior problems. He looks at how behavior is assessed and various intervention techniques that are often employed with children who have autism and other special needs. Having laid these essential foundations, Kearney touches on more advanced topics: the applications of ABA in behavioral education, such as precision teaching and programmed instruction.

Applied Behavior Analysis Principles and Procedures in Behavior Modification

Applied Behavior Analysis  Principles and Procedures in Behavior Modification
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Author: Edward P. Sarafino
Pages: 472
ISBN: 9781118213469
Release: 2011-10-10
Editor: Wiley Global Education

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Sarafino's goal in Principles and Procedures for Modifying Behavior is to create a clear and engaging instrument that describes ways to analyze one's own specific behaviors in terms of the factors that lead to and maintain them and ways to manage those factors to improve the behaviors. The text is based on research, theory, and experiences to explain and provide examples of the concepts and methods of self-management in a comprehensive text. It focuses on topics in applied behavior analysis, behavior modification, behavior therapy, and psychology of learning. Two general topics shaped this text: making the book relative to a variety of fields by describing applications in psychology, education, counseling, nursing, and physical therapy and different academic levels and preparation. Several important objectives guided the content and organization of the text which is designed to cover a large majority of tasks or concepts that the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (www.bacb.com) has identified as the field's essential content and should be mastered by all behavior analysts.

Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers Interactive Ninth Edition

Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers Interactive Ninth Edition
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Author: Paul A. Alberto,Anne C. Troutman
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780134027128
Release: 2016-02-22
Editor: Pearson

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Scholarly and empirically based, yet friendly and accessible, this text shows teachers how to use the principles of behavior analysis to create their own recipes for success. Through classroom-based examples and practices firmly grounded in research, Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers gives teachers powerful ways of dealing appropriately and ethically with some of the most challenging behaviors students display. It takes readers through the entire process, from identifying a target behavior to collecting and graphing data, selecting an experimental design, conducting a functional analysis, arranging consequences, arranging antecedents, and generalizing behavior change. The authors’ emphasis on making the text readable and user-friendly features numerous examples describing students from preschool through young adulthood functioning at various levels of ability, and teachers ranging from excellent to poor, with many relatable examples of good teachers who learn from their inevitable mistakes.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Kimberly Maich,Darren Levine,Carmen Hall
Pages: 392
ISBN: 9783319447940
Release: 2016-12-30
Editor: Springer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This textbook offers real-world case studies for using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to create, implement, and appraise behavior intervention programs across a variety of client situations. Its chapters are formatted for ease of use and retention and organized to focus on the core components of ABA: assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, and research/ethics. Illustrative cases represent a diversity of problem behaviors, settings, social contexts, and life stages, and includes questions about data collection, goal setting, communication with families, and other processes of effective ABA practice. Together they emphasize not only the content knowledge involved in designing interventions, but also the interpersonal skills necessary for helping change complex challenging behaviors. These fifty case studies: Are suited to individual or team training. Present guiding questions regarding ABA process and professional practice. Feature charts, forms, templates, and other practical tools. Include links to Behavior Analyst Certification Board resources. Demonstrate the flexibility of ABA for use with children, adolescents, adults, or seniors. Applied Behavior Analysis: Fifty Case Studies in Home, School, and Community Settings is an essential text for graduate students, researchers, and practitioners in child and school psychology, behavior analysis, learning and instruction, counseling, and education. This singular volume models critical thinking and professional development in keeping with best practices and professional standards.

Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis
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Author: Edward P. Sarafino
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780470571521
Release: 2011-10-25
Editor: John Wiley & Sons

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Sarafino's goal in Principles and Procedures for Modifying Behavior is to create a clear and engaging instrument that describes ways to analyze one's own specific behaviors in terms of the factors that lead to and maintain them and ways to manage those factors to improve the behaviors. The text is based on research, theory, and experiences to explain and provide examples of the concepts and methods of self-management in a comprehensive text. It focuses on topics in applied behavior analysis, behavior modification, behavior therapy, and psychology of learning. Two general topics shaped this text: making the book relative to a variety of fields by describing applications in psychology, education, counseling, nursing, and physical therapy and different academic levels and preparation. Several important objectives guided the content and organization of the text which is designed to cover a large majority of tasks or concepts that the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (www.bacb.com) has identified as the field's essential content and should be mastered by all behavior analysts.