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Some training programs for staff working with individuals with intellectual disabilities fail to equip staff with the practical skills necessary to prevent behavioral episodes. The current research describes the results of a staff training program that, following traditional didactic training, used a card game followed by role-play training to increase staff competence in managing problem behavior. The card game and role-play training was based on behavioral episodes that had occurred previously in the research setting. Post-training observations showed that treatment integrity of trained staff improved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)92-95
JournalBehavior Analysis in Practice
Issue number1
Early online date27 May 2015
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2017
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