Principles of Behavior Change. Presented by: The Center for Life Enrichment. Objectives. Definition and recognition of behavior 5 motivating aspects of behavior 5 characteristics of reinforcement 3 primary behavior reduction techniques
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Reinforcement follows each acceptable response
Ratio – 1:1
When should you use this?
Reinforcement follows some, but not all, acceptable responses
Ratio – varies
When should you use this?Schedules of Reinforcement
Restructure the environment
Avoid problem situations
Allow escape from triggers
Set a positive atmosphere
Allow time for success
Use appropriate approach/communication skills
Shape pro-social behavior
Start with reinforcing high probability behavior, then move to lower probability behavior
Re-frame the behavior to make it positiveBehavioral Momentum
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