Habit Reversal and Differential Reinforcement

Habit Reversal and Differential Reinforcement

Habit Reversal and Differential Reinforcement
A minimum of 350 words required with references. Please answer all questions.
Part 1: Based upon a functional assessment, you have chosen to use habit reversal procedures to decrease the thumb sucking behavior of a 7-year-old child. Explain how you would implement all four components of habit reversal with this child, including a specific competing response. Provide a description of why habit reversal procedures work to reduce habit behaviors (include the applicable behavioral principles).

Part 2: Explain how you would implement one of the differential reinforcement procedures (e,g., DRA, DRI, DRO, or DRL) with this case. Include an explanation of how the behavioral principles of reinforcement and extinction are involved in differential reinforcement procedures.

ESSAY GUIDELINES -:

Write a 1000-1500-word essay addressing each of the following points. Be sure to completely answer all the questions for each bullet point. There should be two main sections, one for each bullet below. Separate each section in your paper with a clear heading that allows your professor to know which bullet you are addressing in that section of your paper.

Support your ideas with at least three (3) sources using citations in your essay. Make sure to cite using the APA writing style for the essay. The cover page and reference page in correct APA do not count towards the minimum word amount. Review the rubric criteria for this assignment.

Length: 1000-1500 words; answers must thoroughly address the prompts in a clear, concise manner.

Evaluation Criteria for Paper

(10%) Resources used as rationale for approaches and as sources of content

_____ 5. (20%) write paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered

_____ 5. (20%) Write the Paper in a scholarly manner
(4%) Format includes title page, body of paper, & reference page, with pages numbered