Negative Reinforcement vs. Punishment A. About This Course B. Why are Punishment and Negative Reinforcement So Confusing? C. What is Negative Reinforcement? D. What is Punishment? E. Distinguishing Negative Reinforcement from Punishment F. Practice! G. Contributor H. References
Dr. Rhonda Davin is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with over 25 years of experience in the fields of developmental disabilities and autism. She has served the field as a teacher, college professor, consultant and expert witness. She started Behavior Consulting Services which provided direct behavior analytic services to children with autism and their families. She has supervised and mentored several behavior analysts and service providers currently practicing in the field today. Dr. Davin has also provided technical assistance for large scale organizational change efforts in the area of Positive Behavior Supports. Disclosure: Rhonda Davin, Ph.D., BCBA-D has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.