APD > Behavioral Services Resources
The materials listed here have been included as resources that we hope will be helpful as you plan, deliver and monitor services to individuals with special needs. This list will be updated on a regular basis and we expect, with your input and support, it will grow to be a significant and beneficial compendium of useful tools and resources.
Seclusion and Restraint Rule
Promulgation of a seclusion and restraint rule (65G-8) was mandated by the Legislature at section 393.13(4)(h)2., Florida Statues, ("the agency shall adopt by rule standards and procedures relating to the use of restraint and seclusion"). The rule in its present form was adopted on August 7, 2008.
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Books and Articles
- BF Skinner Foundation
Provides a free electronic copy of the book Science and Human Behavior
- PubMed Central (PMC)
This is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature
- Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
A psychology journal that publishes research about applications of the experimental analysis of behavior to problems of social importance
- Applied Behavior Analysis textbook by Cooper, Heward and Heron
A comprehensive Text covering all areas of Applied Behavior Analysis
- Getting Ready to Help by Martin McMorrow
Good text for creating a positive helpful culture in people who provide services to individuals
- Functional Behavioral Assessment and Diagnosis
Good text for a pragmatic approach to functional assessment and basic intervention planning.
Helpful and interesting sites
An extensive list of resourceful and interesting websites providing valuable information