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Type of Document Dissertation
Author Abbondante, Kristen Nicole
Author's Email Address kabbon1@tigers.lsu.edu
URN etd-07022012-155752
Title The Effect of Video Self-Monitoring on Teaching ABA Paraprofessionals
Degree Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Department Psychology
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Noell, George Committee Chair
Gansle, Kristin Committee Member
Gresham, Frank Committee Member
Hicks, Jason Committee Member
Curry, Jennifer Dean's Representative
  • ABA
  • paraprofessionals
  • video self-monitoring
Date of Defense 2012-06-18
Availability unrestricted
This study examined the effects of psychoeducation method (video vs. manual) on the knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs of participants regarding the education of children with autism within a group design. There was not a significant difference between the two groups on the participantsí thoughts, attitudes, or knowledge. Study Two examined the effect of video self-monitoring on teaching paraprofessionals to implement discrete trial instruction with children with autism. A single-subject multiple baseline design across four participants was utilized. The participants were taught to use discrete trial instruction (DTI) using a video self-monitoring procedure. Results showed that performance feedback was necessary for 3 participants; however, one participant was trained using video self-monitoring only. Performance feedback was rated as the most acceptable treatment.
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