Chapter 10

Table 101 appears at the end of the chapter contains

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Unformatted text preview: and what they can earn by 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 & Sweeney, 1999). 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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