FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any methods used to assess behaviour.

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT: "A functional behaviour assessment deals with consequences of behaviour and how to change them if necessary."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-behavioral-assessment/ (accessed April 26, 2018).
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