While success is never guaranteed, progress is checked regularly and a key component for ongoing treatment. Goal setting is important for deciding what you want to accomplish and what steps you will take to get there. Setting goals helps you remain accountable for you want to achieve. For goals to be effective progress needs to be measurable and a timeline for learning needs to be set.
The most common types of goals of include:
- Facilitating learning and retention of skills.
- Facilitating behavioral change.
- Improving efficiency of learning
- Enhancing ability to cope