Experience of Charlotte Mann, M.S., BCBA

There are very few situations in which children engage in problem behavior to terminate some ongoing mundane interaction such as academic instruction only to IMG_1467remain motionless and inactive, satisfied with the relief associated with the negative reinforcement. Most children we serve, as well as most of us, escape not only from things but also to things. In this presentation, Charlotte Mann, M.S., BCBA, a Doctoral Fellow at WNEU, describes the practical functional assessment she conducted in a classroom in which the reinforcement contingency analyzed involved a synthesis of both negative and positive reinforcement.

Click here to learn about Charlotte’s experience.

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