Reactive Interventions for Behavior Reduction

The concept of "punishment" may be a sensitive topic but it is one that every behavior technician should understand. Punishment does have potential negative side-effects, which is why it should only be used under the supervision of a BCBA(R). However, well-rounded behavior technicians should understand the behavior principle of punishment, as well as how to effectively use punishment techniques, such as time-out, fines, and blocking. 



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Reactive Interventions for Behavior Reduction

Description of overcorrection, response blocking, time out, and response cost, as well as the potential side-effects of punishment.