Applied Behavioral Treatment and Support
Behaviors take energy. Since all living organisms are hard-wired to use energy for growth and gain, behaviors are completed to get needs met. Understanding this premise is key to supporting individuals who are involved with human service systems by designing interactions that support getting needs met through healthy, positive behaviors. Adopting research-based methods to assess functions of behavior, increase skills, and implement positive behavior reinforcement programs is an effective way to both support long-lasting behavior changes for individuals and create healthy work, learn, and living environments.
Below are PDF files that address Positive Behavior Supports