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Use of positive behaviour support to tackle challenging behaviour

Baker, P.A., Allen, D. (2012) Use of positive behaviour support to tackle challenging behaviour. Learning Disability Practice, 15 (1). pp. 18-20. (doi:10.7748/ldp2012.02.15.1.18.c8910) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:47614)

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Abstract

The presentation of challenging behaviour by people with learning disabilities can be persistent and can have a huge effecton the individuals concerned and their carers. Applied behavioural analysis has offered much promise in this area, but concerns regarding the use of aversive procedures, such as punishment, along with recognition of the human rights of people with intellectual disabilities, has led to the development of positive behaviour support (PBS). This article argues that, as an emergingconcept, PBS is particularly vulnerable to corruption. To guardagainst this, PBS should always be based on data-based functional assessment and use empirically tested intervention strategies.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.7748/ldp2012.02.15.1.18.c8910
Uncontrolled keywords: Challenging behaviour, applied behavioural analysis
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Tizard
Depositing User: Jo Ruffels
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2015 15:30 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:23 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/47614 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Baker, P.A.: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1421-9639
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