Evaluating the Effects of the D.A.N.C.E Training System on Staff and Child Responding

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate and systematically replicate the effectiveness of the DANCE training for a staff member to be an effective change agent for the children in her care, while maintaining the organization's and family's values. The study was conducted in an organization that values and focuses on building rapport, avoids the use of coercive procedures, and teaches children in a caring and meaningful way. A multiple baseline across indoor and outdoor settings was used to evaluate the effects of the package. Results demonstrated that DANCE training was an effective procedure to teach a staff member … continued below

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Morales, Erendira December 2019.

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate and systematically replicate the effectiveness of the DANCE training for a staff member to be an effective change agent for the children in her care, while maintaining the organization's and family's values. The study was conducted in an organization that values and focuses on building rapport, avoids the use of coercive procedures, and teaches children in a caring and meaningful way. A multiple baseline across indoor and outdoor settings was used to evaluate the effects of the package. Results demonstrated that DANCE training was an effective procedure to teach a staff member how to increase teaching interactions. Harmonious engagement, instructional engagement and vocal approximations also increased while challenging behavior maintained at zero levels.

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Morales, Erendira. Evaluating the Effects of the D.A.N.C.E Training System on Staff and Child Responding, thesis, December 2019; Denton, Texas. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1609159/: accessed November 30, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .

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