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This applies whether the intervention seeks to establish appropriate behavior or behavior that competes with dysfunctional behavior. The result of conditioning is always a change in the environmental guidance of behavior. , 1997). 3. The contingencies of reinforcement that maintained the dysfunctional behavior in the natural environment should be supplemented or replaced by alternative contingencies that maintain the behavior reinforced in the remedial environment. To identify the reinforcement contingencies that maintain dysfunctional behavior, the conditions in the natural environment that follow the dysfunctional behavior should be determined.
1. Note that the reinforced operant necessarily occurs in the presence of some environmental stimulus. As Skinner (1937) noted, “It is the nature of [operant] behavior that . . discriminative stimuli are practically inevitable” (p. 273; see also Catania & Keller, 1981; Dinsmoor, 1995; Donahoe, Palmer, & Burgos, 1997). Thus, some environmental event is very likely to acquire control over behavior in the operant procedure even though the experimenter may not directly manipulate that relation. 3.
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Essentials of WJ IV Tests of Achievement (Essentials of Psychological Assessment) by Nancy Mather, Barbara J. Wendling