The Effects of Video Modeling on Staff Implementation of a Problem Solving Intervention with Adults with DevelopmentalDisabilities
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior
We investigated the effects of video modeling on the percentage of correctly implemented problem-solving steps by staff in a group home for adults with developmental disabilities, using a nonconcurrent multiple baseline design across participants. The treatment consisted of staff watching a video model demonstrating the correct implementation of a problem-solving intervention (i.e., teaching clients to identify problems, possible solutions, and consequences to each solution, and to choose the best solution). The percentage of correctly implemented problem-solving steps increased for all participants, and the effect was maintained over time, generalized to novel problems, and generalized from role play with a researcher to actual clients.
Collins, S., Higbee, T.S., & Salzberg, C.L. (2009). The effects of video modeling on staff implementation of a problem solving intervention with adults with developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42(4), 849-854.