Addressing Challenging Behavior - Part 5

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See how to break down antecedents and identify them as setting events or quick triggers. Examining what happens before a targeted behavior helps you to discover the reasons why a behavior developed and enables you to better match your intervention to the individual's needs. Also look under the surface to better understand factors surrounding the behavior. Consequences happen after and influence the behavior. Understanding consequences helps the team to see what might be reinforcing the target behavior.

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