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1st Edition

Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists

ISBN 9781138121485
Published June 5, 2017 by Routledge
234 Pages 24 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Perfect for students preparing for a career in school psychology and for current practitioners, teachers, and consultants, this book translates behavior analysis theory into practice. In concise chapters illustrated with school-based examples, Behavior Analysis for School Psychologists guides readers through the basics of behavior analysis, including observation and measurement, experimental analysis, and intervention design and implementation, while providing academic, behavioral, and mental health interventions from research-based principles of learning and behavior.


Table of Contents

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Chapter 1: Behavior Analysis and School Psychology

Chapter 2: Behavioral Analysis: A Primer for School Psychologists

Chapter 3: The Measurement of Behavior in School Settings

Chapter 4: Evaluating Outcomes in Education

Chapter 5: Linking Assessment to Intervention

Chapter 6: Intervention Design and Implementation

Chapter 7: Changing Behavior Using Antecedent Strategies

Chapter 8: Changing Behavior Using Consequent Strategies

Chapter 9: Changing Behavior Using Contingency Management Strategies

Chapter 10: Interventions for Teaching Behavioral and Social Skills

Chapter 11: Promoting and Enhancing Academic Skills

Chapter 12: Behavior Analysis and Mental Health Issues

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Michael I. Axelrod, Ph.D., is Director of the Human Development Center and Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, USA. His primary clinical and research interests include helping parents and schools solve problems involving academic, behavioral, and social/emotional functioning.