Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Special Education and Rehabilitation
This evaluation examined the effects of behavioral skills training on the correct implementation of a mindfulness-based protocol by direct support staff who provide services to adults with intellectual disabilities in a community, residential setting. Participants included two direct support staff who provide services to two different adults with intellectual disabilities who have a mindfulness-based protocol as an intervention for problem behavior described in their behavior support plan. The participants were exposed to a behavioral skills training package and were required to demonstrate mastery criteria of the mindfulness-based protocol as part of their regular job duties. The results of this evaluation show that when this behavioral skills training package was implemented, the percentage of correctly implemented mindfulness-based protocol steps increased.
Darby, Chealsy, "An Evaluation of the Effects of Behavioral Skills Training on a Mindfulness-Based Protocol" (2020). All Graduate Plan B and other Reports. 1504.
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