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    Self-Management Profanity

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    Describe at least two procedures that could use to promote generalization of the reduction in a child cursing when participating on softball days. Be sure to identify the type of strategy that each fit.

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    Studies and stories of the game seem to indicate that swearing is just a part of the game. Reilly (2006) suggests that those in sports are just a "nation of cursers", and suggest it will not be easy for players, coaches and even fans to give up swearing at games. However, on the other side of the coin, Howell and Giuliano (2011) assert that there are instances when curse words are effective, and instances when they are not. They draw these differences along gender lines. For instance, according to Howell and Giuliano, expletives are more effective when directed toward males than females. However, they agree that using curse words in coaching may be an ineffective strategy, and may have negative ramifications. It is for this reason that coaches are included in surveys as being accountable to help control the behavior of children, who swear at games.

    For example, in one such survey, teachers were asked to examine how they would end a student's use of obscene language. Several ...

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    This solution addresses using profanity at baseball games. The expert describes at least two procedures that could be used to promote generalization of the reduction in a child cursing when participating on softball days.

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