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Co-worker Implemented Job Training: The Use of Coincidental Training and Quality Control Checking Procedures on Food Preparation Skills of Trainees with Mental Retardation
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Marilyn Likins, Utah State University
  • Charles L. Salzberg, Utah State University
  • J. J. Stowitschek
  • Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft, Utah State University
  • R. Curl
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In two studies, co-workers of persons with disabilities were taught to use coincidental training procedures while completing their own jobs. In Study 1, the effects of coincidental training on the salad-making skills of 3 trainees with mild and moderate mental retardation were evaluated. Coincidental training by co-workers resulted in improved accuracy of the salad-making skills of the trainees. In Study 2, trainees were also coincidentally taught to make quality-control checks of their salads. An alternating treatments and multiple baseline design indicated that the trainees more readily acquired the skills when taught to check the correctness of their work.
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Likins, M., Salzberg, C. L., Stowitschek, J. J., Lignugaris/Kraft, B., & Curl, R. (1989). Co-worker implemented job training: The use of coincidental training and quality control checking procedures on food preparation skills. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 22, 381-394.