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The Importance and Foundation of Functional Behavioral Assessment in a Three-Tiered Model

Kevin J. Filter and Michelle E. Alvarez

in Functional Behavioral Assessment

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199764938
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199918935 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764938.003.0012

Series: SSWAA Workshop Series

The Importance and Foundation of Functional Behavioral Assessment in a Three-Tiered Model

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This chapter provides a foundation for conceptualizing FBA as relevant to the three tiered prevention model in schools as opposed to its more traditional as a technology used only for working with students in special education. This chapter also reviews the legal and theoretical foundation of FBA in schools. Basic terms and concepts in FBA are introduced along with the three tiered prevention model.

Keywords: functional behavioral assessment; prevention; legal; functional model

Chapter.  7685 words.  Illustrated.

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