Positive Practices

IABA's Quarterly Newsletter

Dedicated to the advancement of positive practices in the field of challenging behavior

Unfortunately Positive Practices is no longer in print. Printed back issues for Volumes I, II, and III (4 newsletters per Volume) are available. Only $25 per Volume for USA delivery; $40 per Volume for delivery outside the US.

Available in print or download in PDF format. Links in the table below indicate articles and issues available for download in PDF format.

Order Form

VOLUME 1

 

Number 1 • October 1995

 
    Challenging Behavior: A Model for Breaking the Barriers to Social and Community Integration Page 1
    Positive Programming: An Organizational Response to Challenging Behavior Page 3
    A Person Centered Approach to Supporting People with Severe Reputations Page 16
    Definition of a Problem Behavior (Aggression) Page 18
    Procedural Protocols - Interpersonal Style Page 21
 

Number 2 • January 1996

 
    Behavioral Assessment: An Overview Part 1 Page 1
    The Behavior Intervention Support Team Program: Addressing Challenging Behavior of People with and Intellectual Disability in Victoria, Australia Page 3
    Definition of a Problem Behavior (Unexplained Possession) Page 16
    Procedural Protocols - Interactional Style Page 17
 

Number 3 • April 1996

    Behavioral Assessment: An Overview Part 2 Page 1
    The Development of a Statewide Behavior Resource in the State of Montana Page 3
    Definition of a Problem Behavior (Inappropriate Interactions) Page 20
    Procedural Protocols - Transition Page 21
 

Number 4 • July 1996

 
    Behavioral Technology in Support of Values Page 1
    Quality Monitoring at Church Parade Page 3
    Definition of a Problem Behavior (Defiance) Page 17
    Procedural Protocols - Behavioral Escalation Page 18
    Resource Focus: Competency Based Training Page 22

VOLUME II

 
 

Number 1 • October 1996

    Motivational Analysis Page 1
    Psychometric Characteristics of Evaluation Instruments for Behavioral Assessment Reports and Intervention Plans Page 3
    Definition of a Problem Behavior (Anxiety Outbursts) Page 15
    Procedural Protocols - Learning to Tolerate and Cope with Denial Page 17
    Profiles in Courage Page 21
 

Number 2 • January 1997

 
    Severe and Challenging Behavior: Counter-Intuitive Strategies for Crisis Management Within a Nonaversive Framework Page 1
    Quality Assurance: What Made it Work For Us Page 3
    Daily Life of a Person Who is Disabled Page 7
    Commentary on a Speech on the Daily Life of a Person Who is Disabled Page 8
    Definition of Problem Behavior (Verbal Defiance/Resistance) Page 18
    Procedural Protocols -Task Interruption: Self Direction Page 19
 

Number 3 • April 1997

    Respondent Strategies Page 1
    Understanding and Helping a Boy with Problems: a Functional Approach to Behavior Problems Page 3
    Definition of Problem Behavior (Inappropriate Sexual Behavior) Page 19
    Procedural Protocols - Wearing a Bra Page 21
 

Number 4 • July 1997

    Applying Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to the Carers of People with Learning Disabilities who Display Challenging Behavior Page 1
    The Use of Edited Videos for the Treatment of Selective Mutism Page 3
    Definition of a Problem Behavior Page 19
    Procedural Protocol Page 21

VOLUME III

 

Number 1 • October 1997

    Suzanne Wishes to Retire: A Case Example Page 3
    Definition of a Problem Behavior and Procedural Protocol Page 19
    Letters to the Editors Page 21
 

Number 2 • January 1998

    Mediator Analysis Page 1
    An Application of Crisis Services Within the Multielement Approach: A Community Behavioral Support and Crisis Response Demonstration Project Page 3
 

Number 3 • April 1998

    Anger Management and Assertiveness Skills: Use of a Curriculum in Supported Living Services Page 1
    Rug rats, Videos and the Use of Ecological Strategies in the Rapid Reduction of a Severe and Challenging Behavior Problem Page 3
    The Use of Contingency Diagrams in the Functional Analysis of Challenging Behavior Page 17
 

Number 4 • July 1998

    Anger Management and Assertiveness Skills Page 1
    PSR: Progressively Sustainable Results Page 3
    The STEP Matix Page 9

Order Form | Top of Page