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Unformatted text preview: Contract should contain a
description of the reinforcement
that can be earned.
• Optionally, the contract may
include penalties for noncompletion, or added incentives for
exceeding the requirements of the
contract. Considerations for the Contingency
• Students and teachers should select
the target behavior together. • contract (Shaping). The contract should include the • On occasion less formal methods signatures of the involved parties. • The contract should include time •
limits for completion. • Students and teachers should
participate together in selecting the
Reinforcement should be contingent
on completing the contract, and
should be provided immediately
after the contract is completed.
reasonable for the effort required.
Set short-term goals and re-new the like a handshake may be used. The contract should identify any • Involve people, like parents, if they environmental support that will be can help the student succeed. provided to the student. •
• • 58 Table 10.2 Commonly Used Types of Time-Out.
Type of TimeOut
time-out • Planned
Ignoral • Contingent
Watch) • Time-Out
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