functional assessment report

In your functional assessment report:

  • Provide an overview of the case.
    • Summarize the information obtained from the interview.
    • Summarize the ABC data.
  • State the hypothesis clearly in one concise sentence. Then describe Chad’s problem behavior and how you arrived at your initial hypothesis about the function of his problem behavior.
  • Design the functional analysis conditions.
    • Using the information you gathered from the indirect and direct assessment (interview and ABC data), explain the need for a functional analysis.
    • Describe the functional analysis procedure you would use to test your hypothesis about the behavior’s function.
      • List the conditions that would be included in your functional analysis and provide a description of how these conditions would be carried out.
      • Include information regarding how you would gather data, and ensure interobserver agreement (IOA) and proper implementation of the conditions.
    • Describe the type of results you expect from the functional analysis procedure by including a hypothetical graph demonstrating the results of your functional analysis.

Assignment Requirements

Your assignment should meet the following requirements:

  • Written communication: Should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: References, citations, and headings are formatted according to current APA style guidelines.
  • Resources: 1–2 scholarly or professional resources.
  • Length: 5–6 double-spaced pages of content, in addition to a title page and a references page.
  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.