The International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy

Covers communication between various areas of behavioral consultation and therapy. Publishes original research, reviews of the discipline, theoretical and conceptual work, applied research, program descriptions, research in organizations and the community, clinical work, and curriculum developments.

Articles from Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall

A Behavior Analytic Perspective on Victimology
Abstract The field of victimology has become an area of serious scientific enquiry only recently and now attracts a wide range of theories from within multiple disciplines. In this paper the contribution that the science of behavior analysis can...
A One Year Study of Mode Deactivation Therapy: Adolescent Residential Patients with Conduct and Personality Disorders
Abstract This case study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Mode Deactivation Therapy (MDT) implementation in a child and adolescent residential treatment unit and provide preliminary effectiveness data on MDT versus treatment as usual (TAU). This...
Assessing Treatment Integrity in Behavioral Consultation
Abstract The trend in school psychology services is a shift from an emphasis on an assessment-based paradigm to one of consultation problem-solving and behavioral intervention. A critical component of consultation-derived interventions and behavior...
Continuation of Weight Loss Treatment Is Associated with the Number of Self-Selected Treatment Modalities
Abstract Behavior therapy is a cornerstone of weight loss treatment and behaviorists help direct patients' treatment. A novel design was used that allowed participants to choose different treatment modalities during behavioral weight loss treatment....
Differential Reinforcement of Other Behavior Applied Classwide in a Child Care Setting
Abstract This study investigated the effectiveness of implementing Differential Reinforcement of Other behavior (DRO) at the classwide level to decrease the disruptive behavior of seven typically developing preschool-aged children in a child care...
Effective Practices for Sexually Traumatized Girls: Implications for Counseling and Education
Abstract The sexual traumatization of female adolescents is becoming increasingly visible in the counseling field. This paper will outline the prevalence of sexual abuse on female adolescents with emphasis on effective practices used in the field....
Emerging Research and Theory in the Etiology of Oppositional Defiant Disorder: Current Concerns and Future Directions
Abstract A large amount of research has been done on Disruptive Behavior Disorders in general and on Oppositional Defiant Disorder in particular. Although research has examined many facets of Oppositional Defiant Disorder, many questions remain....
Repeated Measures in Case Studies Relating Social Competence and Weight Loss in Two Obese Adolescents
Abstract In individual behavior therapy two clients were evaluated using behavior categories created by the therapist. Both clients were observed to improve in terms of social competence. One demonstrated a significant inverse correlation between...
Writing Comprehensive Behavioral Consultation Reports: Critical Elements
Abstract The accountability movement in psychology has resulted in practitioners increasingly using evidence-based interventions and treatment modalities to treat client problems. Behavioral consultation is one framework that practitioners can utilize...