Preliminary evaluation of a parent training program to prevent gun play

Amy Gross, Raymond Miltenberger, Peter Knudson, Amanda Bosch, Carrie Brower Breitwieser

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Abstract

Recent research has shown that behavioral skills training with in situ training is an effective strategy to teach children the safety skills needed if they ever encounter an unattended firearm. The current study evaluated the use of parents as trainers to increase the efficiency of training. The success of parent training on their children's safety skills was evaluated in a multiple baseline across participants design. The results showed that the training was effective for 3 of the 4 children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)691-695
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of applied behavior analysis
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Behavioral skills training
  • Firearm injury prevention

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