Target Behavior: Definition & Example


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A well-defined target behavior should be all of the following except:

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1. Which of the following terms refers to behavior that has been selected for change?

2. In cases in which there are multiple target behaviors, the target behaviors can be prioritized by rating the target behaviors against key questions related to which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Examine your ability to understand the characteristics of target behavior. In order to successfully complete the quiz, you must know what a good target behavior is and about socially significant behaviors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will cover areas such as:

  • Behavior that has been chosen for change
  • Socially significant behaviors
  • An example of a great target behavior
  • Characteristics of target behavior
  • The act of prioritizing target behaviors

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding target behaviors and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the act of prioritizing target behaviors
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the characteristics of target behavior

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about behaviors, read through the lesson titled Target Behavior: Definition & Example. The lesson is designed to cover the following objectives:

  • Identify what applied behavior analysis is and how it impacts behaviors
  • Recall what target behavior is and why achieving target behaviors is desired
  • Apply knowledge of the lesson to examples of target behaviors