FBA Step 1
Operationally define the problem behavior
Provide measurable, observable, objective definition of the problem behavior
Behavior can be seen, heard, or counted.
Anyone can determine when behavior starts/stops?
If multiple behaviors are considered, use separate forms for each behavior.
The operational definition of the problem behavior created here is used in Step #8 of this form (FBA) and Step 1 of the BIP.
For a student with an IEP, the ARC should:
Define the Problem Behavior in the Present Level of Performance AND
Check ‘Yes’ for the considerations of Special Factors for Behavior