Amanda Rivera, Rita Myers, Tyrone Williams, Kat Meeks
April 1, 2013
University of Phoenix
Instructor- Ms. Amy Donaldson
Les Parrott, (2003). Counseling and Psychotherapy 2E, Ch.12 Behavior Therapy, retrieved on March 30, 2013 from https://ecampus.phoenix.edu/content/eBookLibrary2/content/eReader.aspx?assetMetaId=8078ccbb-bae2-4e0a-9d43-19a4426d5fac&assetDataId=055457eb-a34e-44cf-b713-0d6a6551c13e&assetpdfdataid=b3c35b9a-64d4-42c3-a8a2-d2b5d9199fe5 This source explains some of the necessary behavior tools that many Human Service professionals use to change modify or continue specific behaviors. A few examples include Positive Reinforcement, Modeling, Social Modeling, Extinction, and Unconditioned stimulus and response. Also included in this source are explanations of how these tools are used and the reason for choosing or utilizing that specific tool. Deibert, Alvin N. ; Harmin, Alice J. (1974). New tools for changing behavior, retrieved on March 30, 2013 from http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/detail?accno=ED113348 The article discusses the basics of behavior reinforcement and modification. The article explains that behavior change can be achieved through usage of more human methods such as coping skills, reinforcement, and reward systems to create change. This article summarizes developmental, cognitive and psychological steps that a person goes through where behavior change is unavoidable and describes how as children we gain and develop the tools necessary for changing over long periods of time versus short periods of time. Kat Meeks
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