3rd September 2018


What is proactive and reactive strategy?

Proactive Strategies are interventions which are used on an ongoing basis in an attempt to reduce the likelihood of occurrence of the challenging behavior. Reactive Strategies are interventions which are used only once the behavior occurs. They are consequences (or reactions) to the behavior.

Hereof, what is the difference between being proactive and reactive?

The difference between them is that the proactive swimmer anticipates that there will be waves, whereas the reactive one is painfully surprised by each wave. So, being proactive means being able to anticipate what the future will be, and to react accordingly before it actually happens.

What is a proactive behavior?

In organizational behavior and industrial/organizational psychology, proactivity or proactive behavior by individuals refers to anticipatory, change-oriented and self-initiated behavior in situations. Proactive behavior involves acting in advance of a future situation, rather than just reacting.
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