The Functions of Behavior

By |2022-02-09T10:37:49-05:00May 3, 2020|Behavior Management|

What is behaviour? Behavior refers to actions or reactions performed by humans. Behavior can be voluntary,  involuntary, conscious or unconscious. Why does a behaviour occur? Behaviors happen for a specific reason. Sometimes the reasons are clear and can be understood easily, and other times they are unclear and difficult to understand. “What can be said with certainty is that your child is demonstrating a challenging behavior because it meets a specific need for him or her.” It is certainly essential to know why an inappropriate behavior might be happening so it can be replaced with an appropriate one. Functions of behavior: [...]