Behavioral Consultation

Description of the Strategy

Behavioral consultation evolved out of the need for professionals with expertise in behavior modification to efficiently address the individual concerns of their clients across a variety of treatment settings. Over the last two decades, behavioral consultation has become increasingly researched, and advances in the definitions, standardization, psychometric criteria, training, generalizability of consultation research, methodology, and outcomes for this type of consultation are now documented. Although many models of behavioral consultation have been developed, most models include components that strive to accurately analyze the presenting problem in behavioral terms (i.e., using a functional analysis of behavior), creating a behavioral intervention that will correct the problem, and evaluating the efficacy of the intervention developed.

In a broader sense, the behavioral consultation ...

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