PYI 560: Behavior Assessment/Outcome Strategies

Synonym:

70756 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Ann Poppenga

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Fall 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 9/11 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 9/12 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sat 10/16 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 10/17 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sat 11/13 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 11/14 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sat 12/11 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 12/12 (8:30AM-5:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to ABA Certificate students.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of first semester (summer 2010) ABA courses.

Students will demonstrate the ability to conduct and interpret a comprehensive functional behavioral assessment, including descriptive and functional analysis. Students will learn how to select appropriate assessment tools, administer assessments, and interpret the data to make research-base decisions for intervention strategies. Upon completion of this course, students will demonstrate competencies in making data-driven recommendations, appropriately modifying and accommodating the environment to support their recommendations and best practice with regards to ethical considerations, and selecting functional alternatives when eliminating behaviors.