Constructional Approach to Animal Welfare and Training

Episode 23: Interview with Stuart Hoffman

November 30, 2021 Maasa, Sean
Constructional Approach to Animal Welfare and Training
Episode 23: Interview with Stuart Hoffman
Show Notes

The Constructional Questionnaire (Goldiamond, 1974) is a powerful tool that can help guide our consulting and help achieve our client's meaningful goals that will sustain themselves easily in our absence. In this episode, Stuart Hoffman shares his learning journey of understanding the Constructional Approach, his first experience using the questionnaire, and its impact on the dog and their family. We hope you enjoy this wonderful interview!


Below are the links we mentioned during the episode:

🐶 Register and learn more about the CAAWT Membership: https://www.caawt.com/caawt-membership

*You can do a trial of the CAAWT Membership for 14 days for only $1!


🌱 Israel Goldiamond's 1974 Constructional Paper - "Toward a Constructional Approach to Social Problems: Ethical and Constitutional issues Raised by Applied Behavior Analysis"

The section that we specifically mentioned during the podcast is from pages 121 to 122, where Dr. Goldiamond compared Constructional and Pathological approaches.

You can download the paper from the link below: https://link.springer.com/article/10.5210/bsi.v11i2.92 


🌱The Degrees of Freedom paper - "Expanding the Behavior-Analytic Meanings of "Freedom": the Contributions of Israel Goldiamond" by Ramon Cardinali de Fernandes and Alexandre Dittrich

You can download the paper from the link below:
https://link.springer.com/article/10.5210/bsi.v27i0.8248?fbclid=IwAR1Ci5MF4SYVdyAcYLzie8kTDIFo4vU-VQnaj3xEt5fSCz2XUWxnlkayDeM

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