Behavioral Consultation

Description of the Strategy

Behavioral consultation is a problem-solving process based on an indirect service delivery model in which a consultant (e.g., school psychologist) works with a consultee (e.g., classroom teacher) to create a specific change in the behavior or performance of a target client (e.g., student). Thus, behavioral consultation involves three parties: (a) the consultant—a person with expertise in applied behavioral analysis, behavioral consultation, and intervention; (b) the target client—the person (usually a student) who is identified as being academically or social behaviorally unsuccessful; and (c) the consultee—a teacher or other person who is in direct contact with the target client and who requests assistance in developing and implementing an intervention that will improve the target client's academic or social behavior performance. ...

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