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meeting those goals. Contingency contracting is adaptable for a number of
purposes and student populations, and can be used effectively in combination with
other behavioral interventions (Brooke & Ruthren, 1984; Homme, Csanyi,
Gonzales & Rechs, 1970; Miller & Kelley, 1994; Newstrom, McLaughlin &
Table 10.1 (appears at the end of the chapter) contains a list of key
components of a contingency contract, and related considerations for the
contingency contracting process (Alberto & Troutman, 1999; Becker, 1986;
Homme, Csanyi, Gonzales, & Rechs, 1970; Jones & Jones, 2001; Schloss &
Smith, 1994; Wielkiewicz, 1995). Figure 10.1 (appears at the end of the chapter)
provides some sample contingency contracts.
Token reinforcement systems. A token reinforcement system is a
systematic approach for using tokens as reinforcers. As you remember from
Chapter 2, a token has value because it can be exchanged for other reinforcers
called back-up reinforcers. For example, students could exchange points for
extra computer time. As is the case with contingency contracting, token
reinforcement systems have been po...
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