Introduction to Behavioral Intervention in Autism

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Course No: PSYC.5610-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10005; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the causes and diagnosis of autism, scientific validation, applied behavior analysis, and ethical treatment. Students also learn to write functional objectives, plan positive reinforcement, and design an applied measurement system in the context of developing Individualized Family Service Plans and Individualized Education plans. The issue of culturally appropriate interventions is addressed Prerequisite: coursework in the psychology of child development, or permission.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Core Codes: SS, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Richard Serna
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Chat Hours: Thu 9-10pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: BCaBA Coursework Preparation, M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Autism Studies Option, Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: BCBA Coursework Preparation

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