Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition: A Complete System for Education and Mental Health Settings

Functional Behavioral Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, Second Edition: A Complete System for Education and Mental Health Settings Author Ennio Cipani PhD
ISBN-10 0826106048
ISBN-13 9780826106049
Year 2010-11-20
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
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As a teaching and instructional guide Functional Behavior Assessment Diagnosis and Treatment is a first rate resource for students and young professionals new to the field of ABA or looking to expand their knowledge and practice competencies New England Psychologist This book provides the practicing behavior analyst with a well grounded tool in completing the process from analysis to treatment I highly recommend the book for all practicing behavior analysts as well as for graduate students entering the field Michael F Dorsey Ph D BCBA Professor of Program in Applied Behavior Analysis Endicott College one of the most detailed practical and useful textbooks geared for behavioral graduate students who are also concurrent practitioners I learned a lot in one semester with the use of this textbook Albee Ongsuco Doctoral Student Pediatric School Psychology East Carolina University Ever since I began assigning Functional Behavioral Assessment Diagnosis and Treatment for my courses on behavioral assessment I have had no complaints from students about giving out too many pages to read each week In fact I have only had positive comments about how the material in this book really helps them to apply what they are learning in class to their work with clients Now I recommend this text to faculty I supervise for their courses on functional assessment and treatment planning Jose A Martinez Diaz PhD BCBA D Professor and Associate Dean Graduate School of Behavior Analysis Florida Institute of Technology CEO ABA Technologies Inc Now in its second edition this popular text provides a comprehensive approach to functional behavioral assessment a function based diagnostic classification system of the target problem and functional behavioral treatment This new edition also provides a wealth of new case studies some drawn from the authors own clinical experiences in addition to a greater analysis of the role of establishing operations EO and abolishing operations AO An ideal textbook for courses in Applied Behavioral Analysis ABA this book helps students cultivate an in depth understanding of assessing diagnosing and treating problem behaviors in a functional perspective Key features Provides a methodology for functional behavioral assessment including indirect as well as direct measurement techniques such as analogue and in situ methods Includes innovative recommendations for conducting descriptive and trigger analyses and discusses how to use them in assessment and treatment evaluation Presents a function based diagnostic classification system for diagnosing problem behaviors as well as functional diagnostic system for assessing the current strength of potential replacement behaviors Includes integrated online ancillary materials for students brief narrated PowerPoint presentations and video lectures ideal for generating class discussions Features an online instructor s manual including test items and PowerPoint slides for use in lectures

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