Implementation and Supervision Practices in Behavior Analysis

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Course No: PSYC.5890-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13158; SIS Term: 3110
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course covers implementation of simpler to more complex behavior change procedures and the management and supervision of the staff who implement those procedures. We will review the importance of ethical and safety considerations, data analysis to monitor progress and problem-solve any lack of progress, and initial staff training and ongoing supervision of staff. Specific topics to be covered include reinforcement procedures to impact behavior, positive and negative punishment, group contingencies and programming for maintenance and generalization of behavior changes, staff training and supervision effectiveness. Emphasis will be placed on procedures used for behavior reduction and socially-valid replacement behaviors as well as best practices in personnel management and supervision.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: PSYC.5810 Concepts and Principles of Behavior Analysis, and PSYC.5820 Measurement and Experimental Design, and PSYC.5840 Behavioral Assessment.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Dena Shade-Monuteaux/Richard Siegel
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2021: Sep 01 to Dec 18
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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

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