Alternative to the Standard Functional Analysis

Alternative to the Standard Functional Analysis Written by: Brooke Ozz, MS, BCBA, LBA Functional behavior assessments that include descriptive assessments (e.g. FAST, MAS, or QABF), indirect assessments (e.g. interviews, observations, ABC data) and a formal functional analysis have long been the gold standard for determining the function of problem behavior. The “standard” functional analysis procedure…