Functional Analysis and Treatment of Challenging Behavior

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: PSYC.5660; Last Offered: Fall 2020;

Course Description

This course covers the purpose, rationale and methods used in conducting and interpreting functional analyses of challenging, or "maladaptive", behaviors (self-injury, stereotypy, aggression). It also describes the full range of behavioral procedures used to decrease or eliminate these behaviors, with emphasis placed on ethical interventions and the desirability of least restrictive and non-aversive strategies.

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