Adaptive Behavior

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  • Residential Treatment

    Ashley’s impulsivity and distractibility in class, causes classroom disruption. Due to her acting out behaviors within the classroom, Ashley is often removed from class, which causes an angry outburst from her. Ashley lacks the ability to recognize how her reactive behaviors and impulsivity can escalate a situation, which impairs a rational response to the said situation. Part of Cognitive Behavioral Theory states that when a person cognitions modified directly, it indirectly changes the persons overt actions (Spiegler.M & Guervremont.D.C, 2003,p.302). Ashley could benefit Cognitive Behavioral Therapy because it would give her alter her cognition to alter her…

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  • Person Centered Therapy Reflection

    View of Human Nature I am unsure of the motivation behind an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors seeing as though everyone is different. I believed that our personality is formed from the environment in which we live in, and our genetics, which play somewhat of an important factor. The reason I listed genetics is because I always seem to have that mental image of the twins whose living situation was not the same. They grew up in two entirely different homes, but still managed to smoke…

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  • Brief Therapy Reflection

    clients, I understand that we will all take part in brief therapy at one time or another, whether it is planned or unplanned. The two goals of time limited dynamic psychotherapy (TLDP), providing a new experience and a new understanding, are goals that I will take with me as I continue to grow as a therapist even if I am not practicing brief therapy. Therapy is a place where the therapist can provide a new experience, one that may not be seen as acceptable in normal social settings. After…

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  • Reflective Essay On Adaptive Behavior

    The behavior I chose to attempt modify is my daily activity level. Behavior modification is defined in the textbook as "the systematic application of behavior principles to facilitate adaptive behavior". I chose this behavior because I wanted to increase my number of steps taken per day. This behavior is one I consider a good one to attempt to modify is because higher activity leads to weight management and better overall health. Better health is associated with more confidence, happiness, and…

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  • Essay On Eddie's Developmental Delay

    Today I will be talking about a student named Eddie. Eddie is a 7 year old 1st grader and was born 10 weeks premature with a low birth weight. This caused Eddie to develop a developmental delay that was diagnosed by a pediatrician at 9 months of age. Eddies developmental delay has had many impacts on his learning. Of Eddie’s High incidence disability, today I will be focusing on his gross motor development, fine motor skills, non-verbal cues, and his adaptive skills. Eddie has improved a lot…

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  • Social-Emotional Development

    cognitive, social-emotional, and adaptive behavior delays. These three areas can be can be harder to identify compared to a child who has delays in speech or gross motor. Cognition is difficult to describe. Hooper and Umansky (2014) define cognitive development as an individual’s ability to translate objects and events into a symbolic form that can be stored in the brain. Cognition can be measured with perceptual and conceptual skills. Perceptual skills are the connection…

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  • Basc-2 Case Study Tina's Behavior

    Tina’s social emotional functioning was assessed using the BASC-2. The BASC-2 assess Tina’s internalizing (i.e., behaviors that manifest internally such as depression or anxiety) and externalizing (i.e., behaviors that are more readily observed by others) behaviors, and adaptive skills. Children rated in the typical range (T scores 40-60) are considered to be in the average range indicating that may sometimes display the behavior in question, but in a range that is similar to other children…

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  • Clinical Nurse Leader: A Case Study

    understand our meaning. Keeping the message simple will help convey clear and concise communication. The care team should not have to "read between the lines" and make assumptions on their own to understand what we trying to say. Communication is the structured process by which information is clearly and accurately exchanged among team members (TeamSTEPPS, 2013) and will be paramount in the CNL leading interdisciplinary teams. Additionally, CNLs need to understand and embrace the theory of…

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  • Macrophage Case Study

    1. Describe what occurs when a macrophage binds to a microorganism via phagocytic receptors on the surface of the macrophage and ligands on the surface of the microorganism. When a macrophage binds to a microorganism via phagocytic receptors, there are cell surface receptors and plasma proteins that recognize the properties such as carbohydrate, lipid,or nucleic acid of the surface of the microorganism. There are also complement receptors (C3/CR4) that recognize the ligands on the microbial…

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  • Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory

    Spiro & Jehng (1990, p. 165) state: "By cognitive flexibility, we mean the ability to spontaneously restructure one's knowledge, in many ways, in adaptive response to radically changing situational demands...This is a function of both the way knowledge is represented (e.g., along multiple rather single conceptual dimensions) and the processes that operate on those mental representations (e.g., processes of schema assembly rather than intact schema retrieval)." The theory is largely concerned…

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