Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

The Effects of a Parent Training Protocol to Teach Mands during Naturally Occurring Family Routines
by Hofmans, Coral, M.S., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2016, 36; 10105502
Abstract (Summary)

Although the current body of research on parent training is limited, research has shown parent training to be an effective way of producing naturalistic learning within the home. The purpose of the current study was to determine whether a language intervention could be taught to parents to increase independent manding responses in their children. Three naturally occurring family routines were chosen by the family, and the parent was trained to implement an echoic-to-mand procedure with her child to increase manding responses. Results indicated that the parent successfully implemented behavior analytic strategies during naturally occurring family routines, increasing her child’s verbal behavior acquisition.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Morrison, Leslie
School: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Department: Applied Behavioral Analysis
School Location: United States -- Illinois
Source: MAI 55/04M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Home economics education, Behavioral psychology
Keywords: Mand, Mand training, Natural environment training, Natural family routines, Parent training
Publication Number: 10105502
ISBN: 9781339689685
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