BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW

n. as part of the screening process, refers to an interview which elicits a specific reponse on how a person would act in a given situation. Also, a clinical approach to interviewing in which the focus is upon a problem behavior in relation to prior stimuli and as a consequence of reinforcement.

BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW: "The results of a behavioral interview are important because they help identify a problem area based on the client's own responses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BEHAVIORAL INTERVIEW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/behavioral-interview/ (accessed October 30, 2020).
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