Behavioral Assessment

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Course No: PSYC.5840-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13990; SIS Term: 3010
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.
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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Emily Shumate
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2020: Sep 01 to Dec 18
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Applied Behavior Analysis and Education Option, Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis: BCBA 5th Edition

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