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    The seventh-grade teacher, Ann used a token economy technique to modify Paul’s behavior of getting out of his seat and walking around. This method provides positive reinforcement to a child by awarding him or her with tokens, stickers, check marks, or stars when they behaved in a desired way. The schedule of reinforcement Ann is using is known as fixed interval schedule since she has broken down Paul’s target behavior into 5-minute intervals in which he is to perform the task. After the 5-minute set time, Ann reinforces Paul with tokens which impacts his behavior. This is an effective strategy to accomplish in-seat behavior because the consistent reinforcement of tokens within a certain time elapsed begins to connect to the student. The student…

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    Behavior Intervention Plan

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    specific student observed over a months’ period time. This case study displays problem behaviors that are challenging in the classroom and affecting academic progress during his kindergarten year. This writer will document background information, family setting, and behaviors in the classroom setting as well as a plan for behavioral intervention. The student selected for this study is a Hispanic 5-year-old boy born in New York City named “Juan.” His parents were born in Dominican Republic…

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    Behaviors In Adolescents

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    Problem behaviors in adolescents are normally defined as being a troubled child. Many people are not aware that there are mental illnesses which cause the sudden outburst in many adolescents, these outbursts are usually modified by medication but corrected with behavior techniques (White, 2016). By observing the agency, the social worker came to the conclusion the proposed macro concern is the lack of behavioral job interviewing skills programs for students who are aging out aged sixteen through…

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    Modeling, shaping, and chaining are three different processes to implement behavior change. Imitation is the use of physical demonstration, shaping is a manipulating a behavior to be executed in a particular form, and chaining is simplifying a behavior into smaller responses to make up on complex behavior. Extinction is the process of removing reinforcers for a behavior and is used in shaping new behavior. When conducting a behavior chain, task analysis has an important role for revealing the…

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    of Planned Behavior can aid health behavior because they pinpoint the underlying causes of behaviors and determine the intention involved in that behavior as well. As for sun-protection behaviors, the TPB is useful in examining what makes individuals more or less inclined to take safety measures such as wearing sunscreen or using sunglasses when in the sun as explained by White, Starfelt, et al. (2015). White et al. (2015) were influenced to create a study that would implement the Theory of…

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    Before providing suggestions to Johnny’s parents and teachers, we should clarify which his behaviors are adaptive and which his behaviors are maladaptive because the suggestions should increase future likelihood of adaptive behaviors and decrease the probability of maladaptive behaviors occurring in the future. His teachers complain that Johnny gets off task easily during class which leads him to turn in incomplete or incorrect classwork. Why does Johnny get off task easily? According to operant…

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    Ethical Behavior: Tyco

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    A. I took the mechanisms from the article and applied the behaviors from the book to show how they would be 100% sufficient to overcome unethical behavior. Using denial of responsibility and the behavior of taking responsibility if someone is responsible then he or she will know that there is a choice on whether to participate in corrupt activities. The responsible thing would be to not participate in unethical behavior. He or she will not believe that they had no choice in the matter. With…

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    Conformity influences behavior in ways that might never be expected. From deindividuation to normative social influence, Kim & Hommel (2015) and Koban & Wager (2016) conducted experiments to explore conformity in more depth. Each of the articles that present these experiments on conformity are reviewed and compared to reach the goal of demonstrating research regarding conformity. Kim & Hommel (2015) tested the similarity between the actions an individual observes and that individual’s own…

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    P: Charles will learn to react appropriately to social cues and follow expected rules during play, classroom, or social activities. A: MHP educated Charles about the benefit of positive behavior. MHP taught self-control strategies such as relaxation. MHP and Charles played social skills game to help him develop positive social skills. MHP taught his mother how to observe and recognize positive conduct and encourage him to continue to engage in the positive behaviors. MHP taught Charles how make…

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    According to the textbook, early peer rejection is one of the strongest predictors for future antisocial behavior (Bartol & Bartol, 2016). While peer rejection alone does not guarantee that a child will develop to have antisocial tendencies, it does contribute to a cascade effect. The developmental cascade model indicates that “a person’s developmental skills or deficits enhance, affect, or determine the next skill or deficit along a life-course trajectory” (Bartol & Bartol, 2016, p. 30).…

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