CONTINGENCY CONTRACT

a collectively agreed-upon account between an educator and pupil, a mother or father and kid, or a patient and therapy professional concerning the development or enhancements wished for, usually indicating behaviors and their beneficial and unfavorable impacts.

CONTINGENCY CONTRACT: "The contingency contract seemed to encourage the young man to do better and work harder at his studies."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTINGENCY CONTRACT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contingency-contract/ (accessed December 6, 2019).
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