Reinforcement Vs. Bribery

By |2022-02-04T11:20:14-05:00May 6, 2020|Behavior Management|

What does reinforcement mean? Reinforcement happens after a desired behaviour has occurred. “Reinforcement is the process of encouraging or establishing a belief or pattern of behavior, especially by encouragement or reward.” Types of reinforcement: Positive reinforcement First give the child a choice of two activities that you would want them to complete. (“Do you want to clean up your toys or take out the trash?”)  This will make the child feel empowered because they get to choose the activity. Then you need to find out what they want to earn for completing the task. (What would you like to work for?”) [...]