ACT is a promising model that improves outcomes for people.It is recognized as an evidenced based practice by SAMHSA; however, it is not widely available.
For example, being able to ask for things you want or respond to other's requests.
Standards of adaptive behavior are adjusted for age. Beliefs and actions that put a high value on diversity.
Alzheimer's disease is not a normal part of aging and currently there is no cure.
A person experiences a loss that is private or not easy to define.
A small earthquake or tremor that follows a major earthquake.
Aftershocks usually originate at or near the focus of the main earthquakes they follow and can continue for days or months. When behavioral responses to antecedents are linked to desired consequences, these antecedents can serve as a signal to the person to engage in certain types of behavior (called discriminative antecedents).
This term is one that is commonly defined very specifically by state laws or regulations. States that have specifically provided links to definitions or information regarding this term through special CDS customizations content include: PA, KS, MN.
When facilities have been adapted so that persons with physical or mental handicaps may be able to use them.
It is the loss of dreams and hopes as much as the tangible loss that affects the person.
Some examples may include miscarriage, loss of an important relationship, having to move from your home, or receiving a diagnosis of a mental illness.
They usually decrease in magnitude and frequency with time. Once this relationship is learned, the person may continue to engage in the behavior following the antecedent, even if the behavior is no longer reinforced.