Token Economy Vs Time Out Method

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With an insight on both practices, I will now compare both methods in order to ultimately decide the best technique to parenting a child. According to the Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders, Token Economies is widely used in the Special educations field (children with special needs) and can also be used in “…group homes, military divisions, nursing homes, addiction treatment programs, [and] occupational settings….” Unlike the Time- Out method, the token economy technique can be used in large groups and not just individually, adding to its success rate. Also, the Time-Out technique may be viewed by children as a punishment and not as a cooling off period, which can possess a problem. On the other hand, a token economy can also prove to be costly

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