1) In this assignment, you will write an essay (750-1000 word) and design a behavioral contract.
2) In the essay portion, address the following:
a) Details the nature of the behavior, when it occurs, its effects, and why it should be eliminated.
b) Indicates the triggers that provoke and the stimuli that reinforce the behavior.
c) States a realistic goal and a time frame for eliminating the behavior.
d) States the penalty/punishment for non-compliance with the terms of the contract.
e) Sets a reward for complying with the terms of the contract.
3) The behavioral contract portion will consist of the following:
a) Ways to eliminate some type of unwanted behavior. Behavior could be real or imagined. Examples are excessive TV watching, swearing, lateness, eating junk food, etc.
4) Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
5) This assignment uses a grading rubric that can be viewed at the assignment’s drop box.
6) Submit the assignment to the instructor by the end of Module 3.