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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Dart, Evan Henry
Author's Email Address evan.dart@gmail.com
URN etd-03232011-210718
Title Test-driving Interventions to Increase Treatment Integrity and Student Outcomes
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Department Psychology
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Gresham, Frank Committee Chair
Cook, Clayton Committee Member
Tiger, Jeffrey Committee Member
Keywords
  • treatment integrity
  • treatment acceptability
  • intervention
  • consultation
Date of Defense 2010-11-05
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
Behavioral Consultation is typically an effective way for school psychologists to work with teachers to find an appropriate intervention for implementation in the classroom. While some teachers have no difficulty implementing suggested interventions with high integrity, this is not always the case. The present study attempted to develop a “test-drive” procedure by which resistant teachers were able to implement several interventions briefly in the hope that they found one to their liking and implement it with high levels of integrity. The results indicate that teachers resistant to traditional Behavioral Consultation were able to implement their preferred intervention with high rates of treatment integrity once they were able to “test-drive” several interventions prior to choosing. Higher levels of treatment integrity were also associated with increased student academic engaged time. Implications, limitations, and future directions are discussed.
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