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Positive Reinforcement Theory: Person Center Approach

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I like the positive reinforcement theory, because it uses a person center approach. The two major categories of positive reinforcement is primary reinforcement and secondary reinforcement. Primary reinforcement occurs when a token or reward is given to strengthen a desired behavior. The shorter the amount of time that occurs between the behavior and the positive reinforcement will make a stronger connection and will increase the probability of a certain behavior being repeated. Secondary reinforcement gathers power and must be learned through experience or a history with a primary reinforcer or other secondary reinforcers that have become known as a reward. Secondary reinforcers have value and can be highly motivating, because

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