Non-Aversive Techniques

DSP’s, after reading the unit on Non-Assertive Techniques (or Positive Approaches), please complete the following activities:

  1. Teaching from the Learner’s Perspective
  2. Quality of Life Questions
  3. Functional and Age-Appropriate
  4. What About Your Reinforcers
  5. Say It Another Way
  6. Quality of Life Worksheet
  7. Important Values

    Once the Activities have been completed, DSP must take the Non-Aversive Techniques test (below).

Positive Approaches to Challenging Behaviors Non-aversive Techniques Test


Some content in this section has been adapted from the following resource materials:

Providing Residential Services in Community Settings: A Training Guide

Michigan Department of Mental Health, 1995


Licensing Rules for Adult Foster Care family Homes

Licensing Rules for Adult foster Care large Group Homes (13-20)

Licensing Rules for Adult Foster Care Group Homes (12 or Less)

Certification of Specialized Programs Offered In Adult Foster Care Home To Clients With Mental Illness or Developmental Disability

California Department of Developmental Services:  Direct Support Professional Training Year 1 and Year 2 Teacher and Student Resource Guides, 2004

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

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