ERIC Number: EJ565154
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Nondirective Prompting and Noncontingent Reinforcement in the Treatment of Destructive Behavior during Hygiene Routines.
Piazza, Cathleen C.; Contrucci, Stephanie A.; Hanley, Gregory P.; Fisher, Wayne W.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v30 n4 p705-08 Win 1997
The escape-maintained destructive behavior of an 8-year-old girl with mental retardation persisted during hygiene routines with directive prompting, differential reinforcement for compliance, and extinction as treatment. Using nondirective prompting and noncontingent reinforcement, destructive behavior was reduced to near-zero levels during the hygiene routine. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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