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SCERTS® Model Resources
- Behavior is Not the Issue: An Emotional Regulation Perspective on Problem Behavior (Part One)- This article, co-authored by Dr. Barry Prizant and Amy Laurent, discusses problem behavior in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. The article begins with mini glossary defining terms often associated with problematic behavior. The article also details the function of an emotional regulation approach (ERA), and provides a list of key psychological and emotional factors that are critical to our understanding of problem behavior.
- Behavior is Not the Issue: An Emotional Regulation Perspective on Problem Behavior (Part Two)- This document contains the second part of an article entitled “Behavior is Not the Issue”, co-authored by Dr. Barry Prizant and Amy Laurent. The introduction to this article focuses on the characteristics of an emotional regulation approach (ERA) as an intervention method for children on the autism spectrum. The article concludes with examples of two children, a 7-year old boy and a 15-year old girl, who underwent ERA implementation.
- The SCERTS Model and Evidence-Based Practice- This document provides an overview of the Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional (SCERTS) model of intervention for individuals on the autism spectrum. The text documents the four levels of evidence that validate the SCERTS model, characteristics of effective intervention, and sources on how to stay current with SCERTS research.
- The SCERTS® Model- This quick overview provides a brief description of SCERTS and its applications. The work includes a brief history of who developed SCERTS, how SCERTS works for children on the autism spectrum, comments from parents and professionals, and where to find the SCERTS manual.