In behavioral analysis, we love our acronyms and ABC is one of them. ABC data collection can get overwhelming, especially when there’s so much information to sort through. Here, we simplify the process and offer helpful tips to get the best data and how to collaborate with teachers and other professionals.
Collecting data around a problematic behavior is one of the key duties of a behavior analyst. Defining the behavior first and being as specific as possible helps everyone stay on the same page. We cover how to make the data collection process easier, including when to focus on frequency or duration and when to use partial interval recording.
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