Keeping the Scales Balanced

A behavior analyst shares his stories and information on establishing appropriate replacement behaviors for patients with traumatic brain injuries and problematic behavior.

Problematic behviors emerge after a traumatic brain injury as a result of basic needs or wants not being met accurately or appropriately. Establishing replacement behaviors, or evening the scales, is a way to reacclimate patients to their new normal.

Mr Medley is a certified behavior analyst in Bakersfield, California.