The Behavior Web is an organization dedicated to creating alternatives to restrictive interventions. We offer consultation to organizations interested in reducing violence and creating an environment that supports adaptive behaviors. Through the use of person-centered behavioral interventions, we teach adaptive replacement behaviors and skills to people with severe mental illness. We also offer onsite customized training, and online training, supervision and accredited continuing education credits.

We work to reduce the use of restrictive interventions in a variety of settings, using behavioral interventions to create an environment that supports adaptive replacement behaviors and skills development. By investigating the variables that affect behavior, we are able to create simple innovative interventions that have contributed to reduced need of restrictive interventions (e.g. restraints, seclusion, intra-muscular medications), longer community tenure, and reduced length of stay in inpatient settings.





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Preference and Person-Centered Services

Preference, or choice, is the allocation of responding to one among many alternative responses (Fisher & Mazur, 1997). Changing preferences may yield access to a larger variety of reinforcing items, which may be beneficial, for example, to individuals who have developmental disabilities, and who generally have a narrow array of preferred stimuli or activities that … Continue reading Preference and Person-Centered Services

Knock, Knock: Are You Home?

Behavior analysts pride themselves in the understanding of behavior and its interactions with the environment. Once you understand the world through the behavior analysis lenses, you can’t help but to explain all behavior—individual, group, or organizational—through it. (for an interesting take on group behavior related to a recent fad, read this post). It is a … Continue reading Knock, Knock: Are You Home?

Behavior Analysts and Healthcare Transformation

The healthcare landscaping is changing, and integrated care is the goal. How can behavior analysts fit into this new model? Many states now offer ABA services through health insurance; with that, the demand for ABA services and the need for integration of what we do to primary care practice will only increase. Behavior analysts need … Continue reading Behavior Analysts and Healthcare Transformation

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