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ERIC Number: EJ1185688
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0040-0599
Assessing and Treating Elopement in a School Setting
Phillips, Lauren A.; Briggs, Adam M.; Fisher, Wayne W.; Greer, Brian D.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v50 n6 p333-342 Jul-Aug 2018
Elopement occurs when an individual runs away from or leaves a supervised area. Elopement is a dangerous behavior that requires diligence from school personnel in order to effectively reduce its occurrence. Using a step-by-step process to identify the reasons goal-directed elopement occurs and then implementing an intervention to effectively teach more appropriate ways to access those reinforcers can accomplish this.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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