First, therapists/RBTs must be well trained prior to conduct any ABA services. This will decrease the destructive behavior during schedule thinning due to analyzing and understanding the function of the behavior. Individuals will be contrived and manipulate the surrounding area as well as use behavioral momentum to quickly increase the appropriate behavior prior to destructive behavior. Also, decreasing the exposure to a highly potent reinforcer can satiate the individual to the point that once the reinforcer is given it can have a higher value. “Several studies suggest that minimizing exposure to the establishing operation for destructive behavior when differential reinforcement interventions are introduced may produce more immediate reductions in destructive behavior and prevent or mitigate dangerous instances of extinction induced generative responding”

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