Archive for the 'Behavior' Category

Apr 20 2017

Why a Juvenile Boot Camp Isn’t Your Only Option for Therapy

Written by: Wood Creek Academy Summary: While you may think a juvenile boot camp is the only option for a rebellious teenager, there are other ways that you can help get through to him. Teenagers often exhibit behavioral problems during their “rebellious” stage of their life. This can lead to a fragmented household, daily arguments, […]

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Oct 27 2016

How Wilderness Therapy Programs Are Enhancing the Mental Health Field

Written by: Wood Creek Academy Nothing beats the outdoors, which is why it’s being used as a therapeutic alternative for troubled teenagers. Nature’s fury has long been associated in a negative light. But, specialists have found nature to also have its benefits in the adolescent therapy field. Known by many as Christian wilderness therapy programs, […]

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Jul 28 2016

The Positive Impact that Wilderness Therapy Programs Can Have On Your Child

Published by under Behavior

Wilderness therapy continues to utilize effective therapeutic methods to aid troubled youths. Wilderness therapy programs are one of the most effective types of troubled teenager programs available. It has always had a tremendous impact on struggling teenagers due to its’ unique methods. Without access to the Internet or the media, troubled teenagers are able to […]

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Apr 26 2016

Mand Training

Published by under Behavior,Chirldren

         A mand is when a child makes a request for something. In behavioral terminology, a mand is a verbal response that is controlled by an establishing operation. It is very important to note that mand training should be done across all environments, like home, school, community, etc. Mand training also should be done with all […]

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Feb 16 2016

PROCEDURES FOR MEASURING BEHAVIOR

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A method of evaluating a person’s behavior that provides us with a very precise picture of its regularity or severity is “behavioral recording”. There are several methods of recording behavior such as : Event Recording includes a wide variety of procedures for detecting and recording the number of times a behavior of interest occurs. Event recording has […]

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Jan 26 2016

SELECTING AND DEFINING TARGET BEHAVIORS

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According  Cooper, Heron & William (2007), because behavior occurs within and across time, it has three fundamental properties, or dimensional quantities, that behavior analysts can measure.    Those fundamental properties are : Repeatability which is also called countability, Temporal extent, and Temporal locus. Repeatability is an ability of a test to repeatedly accrue the same result in subsequent measurements. Temporal […]

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Mar 26 2015

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Bulimia

Published by under Behavior,Cognitive Development

Bulimia nervosa, non-purging bulimia, and binge-eating disorder are three inter-related medical conditions and they should not to be mistaken for being one and the same thing. Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder that currently affects more women than men: for every ten women diagnosed, one man is. The condition is characterized by periods of marked […]

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Mar 19 2014

Giving Three-Year-Olds Choice and Praising Good Behavior

Published by under Behavior,Chirldren

Article Courtesy of Health Cyber. Some say the Terrible Two’s are the most taxing time to be a toddler’s parent. But even one year later, the road of parenting can be rough, which is not to say that these wearying periods are completely bereft of wonderment or joy. Parents, as it’s always been the case, […]

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Aug 30 2012

Puzzles help children with concentration problems

Published by under Behavior,Cognitive Development

Puzzles do help a lot children who have problems with concentrating and problem solving. My son started going to Mommy and Me classes at age 3. We were in a group with mixed age children and there were some who could not concentrate and had delays with their developing. So by means of puzzles and […]

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