Select one of the common approaches mental health professionals use to support individuals living with a developmental disability.
In 500-750 words,
provide a brief historical background of the development of that treatment approach.
Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
Family therapy and support groups
Pivotal Response Training (PRT)
Discrete Trial Training (DTT)
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Note: This assignment assesses the following programmatic competency:
Determine coping approaches for various mental health crisis situations.
Explain the historical background of the development of the selected treatment approach that is used to support individuals living with a developmental disability 4.1: Determine coping approaches for various mental health crisis situations.The summary provides a comprehensive explanation of the historical background of the selected treatment approach that is used to support individuals living with a developmental disability.
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