Reading Grow et al.  and answering 9 questions with 100% accuracy will give the behavioral practitioner strategies for decreasing challenging behaviors maintained by attention.

Abstract: Designing treatments to address the function of problem behavior is currently considered best practice.  One of the most common behavioral functions is that of contingent social attention.  The present article describes several function-based treatments for attention-maintained problem behavior and it discusses the unique challenges associated with this behavioral function in school settings.  Clinical recommendations are provided for selecting and modifying treatments based on individual student needs.

2 Type 2 CEs-BACB ACE provider

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Treatments for Attention-Maintained Problem Behavior

    • Article

    • CEU Quiz

    • Evaluation/Feedback

About the instructor

Founder/Executive Director/BCBA-D

Christen Russell

As the founder and Executive Director of Affecting Behavior Change, LLC., I created ABC from my passion and commitment to education, diversity, equity, inclusion, justice, and belonging, ethical behavior and decision-making, behavior analysis, and continual personal and professional growth. I take a lifelong learner approach to systematically fill the gaps in areas of continuing education, professional development, and research. As an ACE coordinator, I have created over 40 continuing education events. As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, my clinical experience focuses on quality assurance, compliance, clinical support, business development and growth. I also work closely with leadership and management divisions on compliance, training and delivery of sound, ethical and effective behavioral supports to achieve client goals. I have established and assisted with the startup, and/or growth and development of four agencies providing ABA services. I have consulted with health care agencies, providing services to 100s of staff, including BCBAs, BCaBAs, RBTs, executive, administrative, clinical and operations staff. I have provided consultation to teachers, parents, business owners and staff. I have my PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis from Endicott College. I have my Master of Science in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis. With a focus on supervision, staffing, recruitment, training, strategic planning, and working in the field for over 20 years, I have a broad spectrum of clinical expertise.

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