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overcorrection, including the time and supervision requirements, the possibility
that students may find the additional attention reinforcing, and difficulty you may
have in identifying a reasonable and potent overcorrection behavior (Henderson,
French, & Fritsch, 2000). Finally, because this is an intervention that may have
low acceptability by parents, you should contact parents before instituting an
overcorrection process (Jones, Eyberg, Adams & Boggs, 1998).
Removal punishment. Removal punishment occurs when a student’s
behavior is made less likely to occur because of the loss of something the student
values. Response cost and time-out are two commonly used removal punishment
techniques in the classroom. 27 Response cost is when students lose earned reinforcers because they have
engaged in misbehaviors (Azrin & Holz, 1966, Kazdin, 1994; Reid, 1999). The
term fine is sometimes used as a synonym for response cost. Response cost
procedures work well when...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08