Function-Based Interventions in Classroom Settings: Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Young Children

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/195187
Title:
Function-Based Interventions in Classroom Settings: Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Young Children
Author:
Wood, Brenna K.
Issue Date:
2009
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
This study examined the efficacy of the Decision Model (Umbreit, Ferro, Liaupsin, & Lane, 2007) for the development of function-based interventions for young children receiving special education services in inclusive preschool settings. Findings suggested interventions using the Decision Model were effective at decreasing the disruptive behavior of 3 young boys within inclusive early childhood classrooms. On-task behavior increased for each child following intervention implementation. Largest increases were noted with a 4.9 year-old with Autism and a 4 year-old with Down Syndrome. Data also suggested that the level of on-task behavior coincided with levels of intervention implementation. On-task behavior of a 3.9 year-old with language delay, demonstrated substantial increases when the intervention was implemented properly, but not when intervention elements were left out. Implications for future research were discussed.
Type:
text; Electronic Dissertation
Keywords:
Challenging Behavior; Disruptive Behavior; Early Childhood; Function-Based Interventions; Functional Behavioral Assessment; Young Children
Degree Name:
Ph.D.
Degree Level:
doctoral
Degree Program:
Special Education & Rehabilitation; Graduate College
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Umbreit, John
Committee Chair:
Umbreit, John

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleFunction-Based Interventions in Classroom Settings: Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Young Childrenen_US
dc.creatorWood, Brenna K.en_US
dc.contributor.authorWood, Brenna K.en_US
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study examined the efficacy of the Decision Model (Umbreit, Ferro, Liaupsin, & Lane, 2007) for the development of function-based interventions for young children receiving special education services in inclusive preschool settings. Findings suggested interventions using the Decision Model were effective at decreasing the disruptive behavior of 3 young boys within inclusive early childhood classrooms. On-task behavior increased for each child following intervention implementation. Largest increases were noted with a 4.9 year-old with Autism and a 4 year-old with Down Syndrome. Data also suggested that the level of on-task behavior coincided with levels of intervention implementation. On-task behavior of a 3.9 year-old with language delay, demonstrated substantial increases when the intervention was implemented properly, but not when intervention elements were left out. Implications for future research were discussed.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Dissertationen_US
dc.subjectChallenging Behavioren_US
dc.subjectDisruptive Behavioren_US
dc.subjectEarly Childhooden_US
dc.subjectFunction-Based Interventionsen_US
dc.subjectFunctional Behavioral Assessmenten_US
dc.subjectYoung Childrenen_US
thesis.degree.namePh.D.en_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineSpecial Education & Rehabilitationen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorUmbreit, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.chairUmbreit, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberLiaupsin, Carlen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberFerro, Joleneaen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberAntia, Shirin D.en_US
dc.identifier.proquest10420en_US
dc.identifier.oclc659752051en_US
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