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Behavior Contracts

What are they? How do they Help?

The Behavior Contract

A behavior contract is an agreement between the child and teacher and often includes the student's parent(s).

See Samples Here The behavior contract is a written agreement about how the individual will behave. It will indicate the appropriate consequence should the student neglect to behave according to the contract and it also states the reinforcer to be used for successful compliance. The behavior contract provides the student with structure and self-management.

Developing the Contract

The contract should be written with the student and teacher - collaboration. It would be wise to involve the parent under certain circumstances. The contract should include the following:

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Behavior Contracts - Printables

Print These Behavior Worksheets

Behavior Contract Samples and Problem Solving Worksheets

  1. Functional Behavior Assessment Worksheet. This particular worksheet is what gets things started! This should be brought to the first meeting where a behavior contract may be implemented.

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  2. Monday to Friday checklist. This particular sample requires the teacher to sign per day or per half day each time the child exhibits appropriate behavior. There should be a reinforcer or reward in place for a specific number of teacher initials.

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  3. This sample contract is suitable for first to eighth grade students and should be filled in with the teacher present Requires the reinforcers and consequences to be listed. ]

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  4. Countdown to Positive Behavior. This very popular worksheet should sit on the student's desk. It focuses on 1 behavior at a time to be modified. A great self-monitoring tool to teach a child to raise his/her hand and not speak out.

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  5. Same as above, the teacher identifies the behavior whereas the above worksheet has the behavior identified. ]

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  6. Behavior Tracking Worksheets. These help determine what happened just before the inappropriate behavior occurred. These should be used frequently if you suspect a behavior disorder or disability and provide great tracking!]

  7. Functional Behavior Assessment Worksheet. This particular worksheet is what gets things started! This should be brought to the first meeting where a behavior contract may be implemented.

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