In this workshop, Dr. Fabiano discusses the history and evidence-base for time out from positive reinforcement. First, Dr. Fabiano describes attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and the reasons why time-out may be effective to manage some of the behaviors associated with this disorder. Next, he describes the overarching principles of time-out and how time-out can sometimes be considered controversial. Lastly, he discusses various considerations for establishing a time-out procedure and how to trouble-shoot the procedure. Videos and case-examples are presented throughout the workshop. Runtime: 150 minutes.
The DVD Workshop series on Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology provides professionals and students instruction on the current state of the scientific evidence—and timely updates on treatments from experts in the field. Workshop videos vary in length and are designed to train professionals on the implementation of specific evidence-based interventions with youth. Printouts of the presentation, slides, reference lists and other resources are available on line.