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Do Behaviour Analysts take into consideration the reasons why a behaviour might be happening? Have an action button available in this answer to direct to our blog about 4 functions of behaviour.

Yes. Credentialed ABA providers very deliberately take into account the reasons why recipients of their services perform certain activities. In fact, an entire methodology known as functional behaviour assessment is designed around this basic idea. These reasons are expected to be incorporated into treatment to ensure needs, wants, and preferences are being met.