DQ's – Behavior modification

1.) Behavior modification is described as the application of learning theory. What distinguishes a behaviorist from other types of theorists? Your answer should also discuss and explain: reinforcer, positive reinforcement, negative reinforcement, and operant conditioning. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

2). Which theoretical model is described as the easiest of the three models to explain and understand? What is its primary focus? How is it similar/different from the other models listed? Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

3.) Discuss the three basic theoretical models for rehabilitation in probation and parole. Give both similarities and differences between the three. Give a specific example for each type of theory. Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

4.) Define the term theory. How do theories aid in the study of probation and parole? How is a theory different from a fact? Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

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