Differential Reinforcement (.5 Credit Hours)

Recording of Webinar Presented 3-4-15 | taught by the Autism Circuit Team

Course description

Provision of positive/desirable consequences for behaviors or their absence that reduce the occurrence of an undesirable behavior. Reinforcement provided: a) when the learner is engaging in a specific desired behavior other than the inappropriate behavior (DRA), b) when the learner is engaging in a behavior that is physically impossible to do while exhibiting the inappropriate behavior (DRI), or c) when the learner is not engaging in the interfering behavior (DRO).


  • Define differential reinforcement and the 4 types of DR
  • Identify the steps for implementing differential reinforcement
  • Locate resources for training, implementation checklists, and data collection
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 the Autism Circuit Team
the Autism Circuit Team