Addressing Challenging Behavior - Introduction
Video: Understanding and Addressing Challenging Behavior - Introduction
Learn the belief system that is foundational to the process of understanding and addressing challenging behavior. OCALI staff members, Chris Filler and Wendy Szakacs, provide an overview of the 11-part series based in positive behavior supports, functional behavioral assessment (FBA), and behavior intervention planning. This team-based process focuses on "the match" of interventions to student specific strengths and unique challenges. Discover the steps for getting started with the process.
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Gain perspective and raise your expectations for the individuals with unique and complex challenges. Imagine the possibilities, and change your point of view.
Learn how to define a specific challenging behavior and a process to look comprehensively at what driving the behavior.
Discover the importance of data analysis when making decisions to address challenging behavior.
Discover underlying challenges that can effect behavior, issues that you might not be able to see on the surface, but drive what you see as a behavior challenge.
Explore antecedents in detail identifying setting events and things that might trigger a challenging behavior.
Explore the impact of reinforcing consequences have on the identified behavior.
Learn the why or the function of the behavior.
Discover student strengths, skills, talents, and interests and how they can be used to address challenging behavior.
Explore skills that a student might be missing which might have an impact on why the student is engaging in challenging behavior.
Identify replacement and related skills for the challenging behavior.
Explore the final steps in developing the behavior plan.
Learn about the Strategy, Assessment, and Revision Tool (SART). This tool matches interventions with the strengths and characteristics of the individual with complex needs.
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