Redirect Negative Behavior Analysis

for a few seconds. I then counted “1,2,3 my turn” and she began to tantrum when I took the IPad. I had to remove the IPad by putting it away for the rest of the day and did not give her what she wanted to stop the tantrum. I removed it because she displayed a negative behavior. I replaced the IPad with two other objects for her to work for. When an object is too reinforcing, it can become a distraction from completing tasks instead of an objective to work for. We need to explain to the parents that there should always be alternative reinforcements. When a child is displaying a negative behavior, a child must then be redirected to continue the desired task. Redirecting children increases their focus and improves their learning rate. Providing parents different ways to redirect negative behavior is a challenge. There are several resources that parents can try when redirection.
An example of redirecting would be: A child throws food, parent helps child pick up food, if child throws a tantrum and
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Preparing parents for unconventional methods is very challenging. With a year of parent training, a parent can know how to deal with unconventional methods and what to look for. In most classrooms, instructors have a “crisis management plan,” (Toms, 2015) with students who display aggressive behavior. A teachers looks at the “ABCs of the behavior A - Antecedent Event Stimulus, B – Target Behavior Response and C – Consequences Event Reinforcement,” (Toms, 2015). The instructor follows the crisis management plan and “use physical intervention only as a last resort, and then only if policies permit and are well trained in its use” (Toms, 2015) most instructors dealing with behavior students are well trained in how to deal with physical intervention. By explaining the crisis management plan to the parent, this can help them understand the unconventional methods used in

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