The objective of this study is to use a self-implemented version of the Premack Principle model to increase on-task behavior. The participants were three high school males in ninth grade with attention deficits. The traditional Premack model requires two people: a student and an interventionist to provide prompting and reinforcement delivery. Adding the self-implemented component will teach the students to set their own achievable goals and regulate their own behavior until the task is complete. Results found a positive increase in on-task behavior for these students.
Strand: F, Topic: 23, Level: I
Jennifer Dowlan Steen, MS, school psychology trainee, San Diego State University, Department of Counseling and School Psychology.