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| Published: March 31, 2020

Behavior assessment: a theoretical and empirical review of models


Assistant Professor, dept. of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Mental Health and Hospital, Agra, India (IMHH, Agra). Google Scholar More about the auther

, Pallavi Raj

Assistant Professor, dept. of Psychology, Keshav Mahavidhyalya, University of Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.105/20200801

DOI: 10.25215/0801.105


Behavioral Assessment is the technique to assess the behavior of the individual. Behavior assessment is very helpful to analyze the undesirable behavior and also help in convert that behavior in to desirable behavior. It includes a technique of Behavior Analysis which forms the foundation for all assessment and behavioral modification procedures. Behavior analyses capitulates initial analysis of problem situation, the clarification of problem, motivation analysis, development analysis, analysis of self-control, analysis of social relationships, and analyzing the social-cultural-physical aspects of the environment.  Currently it is very useful in different situation. This paper traces the evolution of behavior assessment as a theory and literature review of the same. It is discussing the different concepts of assessing the problematic behavior and also discussing the five major models of behavior assessment, their contribution to fine the undesirable behavior and help us to planning to intervention for correcting the behavior. In behavior assessment models some models is very use in assessing the behavior such as functional behavior analysis and applied behavior analysis is frequently use in school setting as well as in hospital setup. So we are focusing on functional behavioral analysis and applied behavioral analysis.

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020