IT should be notified now!

Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis InternationalĀ® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Search
Donate to SABA Capital Campaign
Portal Access Behavior Analysis Training Directory Contact the Hotline View Frequently Asked Question
ABAI Facebook Page Follow us on Twitter LinkedIn LinkedIn

Error.

This browser is not allowing cookies to be saved.
Cookies are required to purchase from this store.
Cart Details:
  • Cart [] Item(s)
  • Total
View Cart
Category: Learning Center Videos

Brian Greer. Improving the Efficacy and Practicality of Functional Communication Training

The item image was not found.

Abstract: Functional communication training (FCT) is widely cited as the most common function-based intervention for treating socially reinforced destructive behavior, capable of demonstrating significant reductions in the destructive response while also promoting adaptive communication skills. Recent research has revealed a number of refinements to FCT that can help guide best practice. These empirically supported modifications to FCT include (a) minimizing exposure to the establishing operation(s) that occasion destructive behavior, (b) programming discriminative stimuli to facilitate the rapid thinning of reinforcement schedules and to promote generalization of treatment effects, (c) introducing alternative sources of reinforcement when needed, and (d) utilizing strategies that mitigate the recurrence of destructive behavior (i.e., treatment relapse) when caregivers fail to implement the treatment as designed. This presentation will cover some of the research supporting these modifications to FCT, as well as provide behavior analysts with suggestions for their implementation.

To view a complete description, activities, and learning objectives, please click here.

  • Your Price: Non-Member: $29.00
  • Non-Member: $29.00
Quantity:
Modifed by Eddie Soh
SABA DONATE ABAI HOTLINE