Student Research 2008

2008 Research Grant Results

Name: Kristy Lee Park

Research Proposal: The outcome of this research is to decrease problem behaviors and increase appropriate behaviors in the classroom in order to increase overall academic and behavior success. Secondly, the study wishes to answer the question of the efficacy the FBA process as an intervention in early childhood.

Hypothesis or Questions

  1. Can typical function-based assessments (FBA) procedures (descriptive indirect and direct methods) produce verifiable hypotheses of function when performed with pre-school children in a Head Start program?
  2. Is there a functional relationship between type of intervention procedures (function-based and non-function-based) and observed change in problem behavior?

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