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What is token economy?
A programme which helps change
behaviour in institutions.
Uses operant conditioning to positively
reinforce positive behaviour.
Learning theories suggest that once a
desired behaviour has been achieved
and reinforced it would be generalisable
outside the institution.…read more
More about token
TOKENS act as REWARDS and can then be used to
purchase something that is desired this is the `token'
part of the therapy
People are `paid' in tokens as a reward for acting in a
DESIRED way this is the `economy' part of the
It is a `programme' because there has to be a plan
the people involved have to be clear about what is to
be rewarded and by how much each time…read more