Treating Challenging Behaviours

Code: EDUC8285

Course description

Students will be introduced to a variety of procedures used to assess and treat challenging behaviours presented by individuals with autism / Autism Spectrum Disorder. The topics covered will include functional behavioural assessment and functional analysis and scientifically validated techniques for the treatment of challenging behaviours, e.g., stereotypy, pica, aggression, self-injury, etc. Emphases will be placed on ethical considerations such as the utilization of the least intrusive, least restrictive model and “effective treatment”. Techniques covered will include antecedent control strategies, schedules of reinforcement, extinction, differential reinforcement strategies, social stories, desensitization procedures, and decelerative procedures.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 8, 2020
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $429.25
 
End date: Dec. 15, 2020
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: 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.

Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.