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Teaching Gun Safety Skills to Young Children

Ray Miltenberger, PhD, BCBA, of the Department of Child and Family Studies, has created a gun injury prevention program that uses behavioral skills training (BST) and in situ training. The intervention helps children to demonstrate the desired safety skills in role-playing assessments and in situ assessments. The use of in situ training is a unique component of this intervention and has been shown to be very effective for teaching safety skills to children between the ages of 4 and 7 years of age. Read more...

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