PYI 564: Treatment Approaches ASD

Synonym:

81623 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Kristina Schliestett

Credits:

1

Seats:

20

Semester:

Spring 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Sun 1/22 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sun 2/12 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sun 3/25 (1:30PM-5:29PM)
Sun 5/6 (1:30PM-5:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Individual Assessment & Intervention Strategies
Required of and restricted to ABA Certificate students, others by written permission of Program Director provided to the Registrar’s Office via Antioch email
Prerequisites: Successful completion of first semester ABA courses.

This course will provide students with an overview of conventional, complimentary, and controversial treatments and interventions. Students will conduct literature reviews to critically evaluate treatments and interventions so as to differentiate behavior analytic from non-behavior analytic interventions. Students will evaluate interventions for their effectiveness, efficacy, and side effects. Students will research the relevance, reliability, validity, and proper use of various assessment instruments.