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Author Clements, John, 1946 December 1-

Title Assessing behaviors regarded as problematic for people with developmental disabilities / by John Clements with Neil Martin
Published London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (228 pages) : illustrations
Contents Establishing the assessment agenda -- Relationships in assessment--the empathy mode -- Relationships in assessment--the analytic mode -- The tool box -- Extracting meaning from the information gathered -- The behavioral explorer assessment system -- The stories we can tell -- Organizing practice -- Last words -- Behavior recording charts--analysis guide -- Clements rapid assessment protocol
Summary People with developmental disabilities sometimes behave in ways that others, or they themselves, regard as problematic. This original book is about what practitioners can do to make sense of behaviors, in order to support clients more effectively. The author offers practical strategies for gathering and analysing information about behaviors, in partnership with the individual concerned, in order to gain a useful understanding of why a particular behavior occurs. The inclusion of case histories, with corresponding behavior plans, clearly demonstrates the real-life application of assessment meth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-225) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Behavioral assessment -- Case studies.
Developmentally disabled -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Developmentally disabled -- Social conditions -- Case studies.
Interpersonal relations -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Martin, Neil, 1963-
ISBN 0585471258 (electronic bk.)
9780585471259 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)