Effects of Check-In/Check-Out (CICO) Procedures on Special Education Students

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Title: Effects of Check-In/Check-Out (CICO) Procedures on Special Education Students
Author: Bergman, Kelly D.
Abstract: Several research studies have been conducted on the effectiveness of check -in / check -out (CICO ) procedures in behavior education programs (BEPs ) . However , little research has been conducted on implementing CICO procedures specifically for special education students . This study examined the effects of CICO procedures on six junior high students receiving special education services . Baseline data of targeted behaviors were collected during the first two weeks of the third six weeks grading period . The participants were receiving special education services due to a previous Admission , Review , and Dismissal (ARD ) committee decision . CICO procedures are part of a secondary level behavior support system typically found in the BEP . The CICO procedures include a morning check -in , teacher feedback on a daily behavior report card (DBRC ) , an afternoon check -out , and weekly parent notification of student performance . A token economy system and behavior team meetings are two components also involved in implementing the CICO procedures . Intervention data were collected during implementation of the CICO procedures during the remaining three weeks of the third six weeks grading period . The intervention was not implemented the last week of the grading period due to final exams . The CICO procedures had high social validity ratings . Reliability , limitations and implications for future research on the current study are discussed .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /ETD -TAMU -2009 -08 -1618
Date: 2010-01-14

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Effects of Check-In/Check-Out (CICO) Procedures on Special Education Students. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /ETD -TAMU -2009 -08 -1618 .

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