Course description

This course introduces the foundations of ethical thinking and reviews the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision-making within a behavioural framework. This course introduces the foundations of ethical thinking and reviews the different perspectives and rationale for ethical decision-making within a behavioural framework.Students are introduced to professional codes of ethics that are essential for ethical practice. They 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 course provides 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 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

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

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Dates
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Availability
Start Date: Jan. 10, 2023
End date: Apr. 18, 2023
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Campus: Online
Cost: $322.50

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery