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Spot the Function Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with a Spot the Function Worksheet. It will help you to examine the causes and consequences of your behavior in different situations.

What is a Spot the Function Worksheet? 

Spot the function is a technique that works on functional analysis, which is about examining our performance in a particular situation and how a situation affects our behavior. This worksheet will help you to record a situation and how that situation affects your functioning level.

How a Spot the Function Worksheet will help?

Spot, the Function Worksheet, will help you examine the environmental triggers, your behavior, and consequences of your behavior. It will help you identify where you need to make some changes to maintain your function in a healthy way.

What are the instructions for Spot the Function Worksheet? 

Spot the function worksheet will explore the causes and effects of behavior you showed in a triggering situation and its reinforcing consequences. You have to write a situation, thoughts provoked by that situation, then your behavior and its reinforcing consequences.

Other  worksheets you may be interested in

Below are links to a few more worksheets which are closely related to the worksheet above.

Functional Analysis With Intervention Planning Worksheet

Functional Analysis of Recovery Oriented Worksheet

CBT Functional Analysis


On this page, we provided you with Spot the Function Worksheet which hopefully helped you to examine the causes and consequences of your behavior in different situations.                                                                                                                              

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

You can download this worksheet here.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.