Behavioral Assessment

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PSYC.5840 > 031

Course No: PSYC.5840-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1435; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course covers the assessment of behaviors and skills. We will review many types of assessments used in applied behavior analysis and the reliability of these common assessments. Specific topics to be covered include functional behavior assessments, functional analysis, preference and reinforcement assessments, skill assessments, identification of goals, how to write goals, and the development of a treatment plan. Emphasis will be placed on the use of assessments to inform treatment.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PSYC.5810 Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis, and PSYC.5820 Measurement and Experimental Design.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Emily Shumate
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to May 04
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1755 | Pay as little as $357/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis & Education Option

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