The term and constructs related to social validity, as an important aspect of research on human behavior, were developed by Montrose M. Wolf. Mont Wolf was a co-developer of Applied Behavior Analysis (Baer, Wolf, & Risley, 1968; Risley, 2001) and a key architect of the Teaching-Family Model (Phillips, Phillips, Fixsen, & Wolf, 1971; Wolf, 1968)...
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Implementation Practice and Science
Now Available: 378 pages and 500 references of the latest on implementation research and practice.
The Teaching-Family Model: The First 50 Years
This article describes the development of the Teach-Family treatment model, the failure of the first attempts to replicate the treatment model, the discovery of larger units for replication, the modest success of first attempts to replicate larger units, and the eventual success of replications.
The Evidence Bases for the Teaching-Family Model (Bibliography)
The Teaching-Family Model provides an example of research that has been “transmitted to the field” to benefit large numbers of children and families. The studies outlined in this bibliography demonstrate that research can be done on the “active ingredients” of intervention as they are taught to practitioners.
Family Specialist Fidelity Assessment
This sample fidelity assessment is part of the overall evaluation of Family Specialists in a 'Teaching-Family' program.
The Boys Town Revolution
In the 1970s a team of behavioral psychologists applied a new method of child-care technology at Boys Town and the venerable institution was transformed.