Behavior Chain Worksheet

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What is the theory behind this Behavior Chain Worksheet?

A behavior chain is the sequence of behavior that how one particular event or trigger starts a behavior and then a sequence of behaviors start. Every behavior is linked to previous behavior and this whole chain is started because of that particular event or trigger. Negative and problematic behavior can lead to more problem behaviors and negative consequences. However, by analyzing the triggers and your vulnerabilities, you can stop this chain of unhelpful behaviors and improve your overall functioning and relationships.

How will this worksheet help you?

This Behavior chain worksheet can help you identify your triggers, prompting events, vulnerabilities, problem behavior, and pattern after this behavior. You will also get to know how this one behavior can start a series of behaviors that are linked to one another. Further, the consequences of your behaviors help you get an idea that your problematic behavior is unhelpful and causing you trouble in many different ways. With this worksheet, you will be able to explore the new, helpful, and positive behaviors that will have an overall positive impact on your life and you will be able to reduce the occurrence of this negative problematic behavior.

How to use this worksheet?

This worksheet can be used as a digital copy or hard copy as well. It is best to complete this worksheet when you are free from your daily tasks. Think of the problem behavior that you are willing to analyze and any recent event that triggered your behavior. Bring the whole chain or problem behaviors in your mind and fill out the worksheet. In the last find the positive alternative behaviors that can reduce the occurrence of problem behaviors. Give it a read after completing it.

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