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by Dr. Tim Lewis. For this discussion, you will take on the role of the private psychologist being asked to re-evaluate a client. Carefully review the ABS 300 Week One Assessment Scenario(file attached). In your initial post, write a rationale for either agreeing or disagreeing with the request to re-evaluate the client based on the information available. Explain which theoretical assumptions about psychological testing and assessment support your decision
Functional behavior is a psychological method and assessment tool that focuses on correlations that exist between a given a conduct and the environment so as to guess the cause of certain behavioral patterns. It entails the significant components that includes identification of the behavior, collection of data, categorization of behavior, collection of data, analysis and formulation of hypothesis. Functional behavior Assessment can therefore be used in many contexts from medicine, to criminal justice and even education particularly to help understand behavior of different learners. The scope of this article will therefore be to investigate how the environment and the behavior correlate to explain a given phenomenon and provide further analysis of the same as will be seen in the following paragraphs.