Ethics and Professionalism

Code: EDUC8240

Course description

This subject will introduce the foundations of ethical thinking and will review the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision-making within a behavioural framework. Students will be introduced to professional codes of ethics that are essential for ethical practice. They will learn how to think critically and apply general ethical principles to particular situations through the use of case studies, practice vignettes, structured exercises and group discussions. This subject will provide participants with the basis for developing ethical guidelines for practice, examining areas related to legislative acts, an overview of the BACB guidelines of responsible conduct for a behaviour analyst and the ONTABA/ABA standards of practice. Students will also learn how to evaluate their own professional expertise and limitations for ongoing professional development planning.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
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Delivery
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Start Date: Jan. 15, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Online
Campus: Online
Cost: $336.90
 
End date: Apr. 23, 2019
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Additional information: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. Find out more about OntarioLearn courses and booking your exams.

Textbooks can be purchased from www.textnet.ca. No substitutions unless otherwise stated.

Required textbook(s):

Textbook title: Ethics for Behaviour Analysts Author: Bailey and Burch Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Edition: 3rd ISBN: 9781138949201

Host college: SE

Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.