Functional Behavioral Assessment


What Are Children Trying to Tell Us: Assessing the Function of Their Behavior

A presentation by Paul Livelli, Ph. D., Kids First Educational and Behavioral Consulting

Topics covered:

  • What is a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)?
  • How does FBA fit within positive behavior support?
  • Why is understanding the function of children behavior important?
  • Functions of challenging behaviors
  • How does Functional Behavior Assessment work?
  • Instructional strategies/accommodations
  • Generic cognitive organizational strategies
  • Reinforcement procedures

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