What is the purpose of a token system?
a. The child knows what they are working for
b. The child sees progress toward their goal
c. The child learns to wait for the reinforcer
What are the prerequisites for using a token system?
a.) The child is responding well to primary reinforcement
b.) The child can wait for the reinforcer
What kind of reinforcers can a child earn through a token system?
e. Social Play
g. Free time
If a child is earning a toy though a token board what kind of other reinforcers could be used at the same time?
Anything that isn't a tangable object
What are the procedures for establishing a token system?
a. Establish behaviors to be reinforced
b. Establish schedule of reinforcement
c. Establish medium of exchange
What two things make up a behavior contract?
1. Clearly states the behavior to be performed by the student
2. Clearly states the consequences available.
When do you mention the behavior contract to the child?
a) Right before the activity
b) Restate the contract when delivering the reinforcer.
How do you fade out a behavior contract?
a) Review the contract - child holds the contract - review again when delivering reinforcer
b) Review - Teacher holds the contract - Review again
c) Verbally review only at the end
d) no contract
Token test for washington county ABA training