Changing Problem Behavior is a manual for managing behavior change projects from the functional assessment of problem behaviors, through constructing and implementing a behavior change program and transitioning to the ongoing maintenance of changes. It utilizes a behavior analytic approach with a strong emphasis on positive reinforcement based methods and avoidance of aversive methods. It presents a systematic and natural science based approach to managing problem behavior cases for professional animal behavior technologists. The strategies and procedures are applicable to all species.
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Understanding the mind of an animal is key to training it. "Changing Problem Behavior: A Systematic & Comprehensive Approach To Behavior Change Project Management" is a veterinary psychology manual from James O'Heare, detailing analytical approach to training behaviors out of animals that is causing issues for the owner and pet union. With the fundamentals that can apply to all species, O'Heare provides a solid and very highly recommended guide for those who must train animals. "Changing Problem Behavior" is a core addition to any veterinary psychology collection. James A. Cox