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7 Dimensions of ABA

7 Dimensions of ABA

G-E-T A C-A-B Generality is that the behavior carries over into other contexts other than just the training environment. Behavior change proves durable over time, appears in a wide variety of environments, or spreads to a wide variety of related behaviors.  Focuses on lasting effects over time.  Has the intervention been tested over time? Effective is clinically significant effects make […]

Motivating Operations

Motivating Operations

An establishing operation (EO) is a motivating operation that increases the value of a reinforcer and increase the frequency in behavior that provides access to the reinforcer (Cooper, Heron & Heward, 207, p. 695).  An example of  an EO is skipping lunch and having an empty stomach. By being hungry it increases the value of food and increases the behaviors […]

Group Contingency

Group Contingency

A group contingency is a behavior management protocol where a single consequence (it can be a reward or aversive) is given based on either the behavior of an individual in a group, the behavior of a particular set of people within the group or the group as a whole.  The entire group receives the consequence.  This type of behavior management […]