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Think Time In, Not Time Out.

time-outMany of us can reflect back to our childhood and remember a time when we did that thing which resulted in us hearing, “timeout”. As adults, many of us use this common punishment strategy when we see a child act out inappropriately. The question is, are we using it effectively? Continue reading “Think Time In, Not Time Out.”

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behavior · parent training · self management · tantrums

Self Management

As behavior analysts we must develop all kinds of programs that will target specific behavior goals. Part of the planning process is to develop a program that will incorporate strategies to ensure the new behaviors targeted for change will not only occur in one place, but in many places, with many people, and with many things. The technical term for this is generalization. Therefore, when creating goals not only with clients, but even in our personal lives, we want behavior to generalize with other people, in several places, with different things. Continue reading “Self Management”