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Course Description

In this course, the student will be introduced to a variety of procedures used to assess and treat challenging behaviours presented by individuals with autism / ASD. 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 declarative procedures.

Prerequisites

Ethics and Professionalism (EDUC10034) AND Specialized Instructional Strategies (EDUC10030) AND Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis (HSCI10042)

Equivalents

None

Course Hours

45

Credit Value

3

Applies to the following Programs

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Section Title
Treating Challenging Behaviour
Type
MyCanvas
Dates
Sep 07, 2022 to Dec 21, 2022
Instruction Method
Registration
Fee
Domestic Student non-credit $378.00
Credit Value
3 credits
Withdraw with Refund (less $20 holdback) before
Sep 14, 2022
Transfer before
Sep 22, 2022
Withdraw (no refund) between
Sep 14, 2022 to Dec 11, 2022
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