Solving A Problem With The ABCs

Let’s look at the ABCs series thus far, especially this post, and see how we can apply the ABCs to solving a real problem. I started a new basic class this Saturday and a few of the dogs jump up … Continue reading

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Solving A Problem With The ABCs

Let’s look at the ABCs series thus far, especially this post, and see how we can apply the ABCs to solving a real problem. I started a new basic class this Saturday and a few of the dogs jump up … Continue reading

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ABCs Part 2: Management (AKA Controlling Antecedents)

Last week I covered this formula for problem solving: Antecedent -> Behavior -> Consequence "Management" is what we call manipulating the environment to prevent an undesired behavior from happening. When evaluated in the context of ABC, it is called Antecedent … Continue reading

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ABCs Part 3: What Do You Want?

In part one of this series I explained a formula for solving behavior problems. Antecedent -> Behavior -> Consequence In part two I demonstrated how being aware of what immediately precedes a behavior can give you a way to control … Continue reading

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The ABCs of Problem Solving

Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jburgin/ Problem solving is a big part of dog training and behavior consulting. Many problems are very straightforward: my dog pulls on leash, my dog jumps on visitors at the front door etc. Some problems are more difficult: … Continue reading

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