Social Significance

Social Significance
One of the main pillars of ABA is the importance of social significance when determining which behaviors should be changed. Social significance is something that often differs for each client that is receiving services. What are the key factors that you look for when determining if a behavior is in need of change? How do those factors show that the behavior is socially significant to the individual? How does one’s culture or ethnic background influence the social significance factor of a behavior?