reinforce


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reinforce

also

re-enforce

or

reenforce

(rē′ĭn-fôrs′)
tr.v. rein·forced, rein·forcing, rein·forces
Psychology
a. To reward (an experimental subject, for example) with a reinforcer subsequent to a desired response or performance.
b. To encourage (a response) by means of a reinforcer.

re′in·force′a·ble adj.
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Also, social workers should be present in schools to help reinforce the behavioral changes that we target through the behavioral interventions.
But as the nursing staff is expected to reinforce the efforts of other disciplines, it follows that other disciplines must now reinforce the work of the nursing department in attaining patient goals.