PSYC 3345

Subject: PSYCHOLOGY
Course No. and Title: PSYC 3345 Skills in Applied Behaviour Analysis
Credit Value: One (1) credit hours

Benefits of the course

  • The course is designed to link theory and cutting-edge behavioral research to practice.
  • Students will immediately apply what they have learned in each unit, gaining valuable hands-on experience that can be readily applied to their own practice.
  • Opportunities to develop professional problem-solving skills are embedded throughout each component of the course, a skill that will help prepare students to be independent BCaBAs..
Course Description:

This course complements the material covered in other certificate courses by offering hands-on training and practice in the applications of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Students learn how to conduct various behaviour assessments and implement intervention strategies through instruction, demonstration, and practice.

Prerequisite:

PSYC 2613, Admission to C-ABA Program

Course Instructor:

Instructor: Charlotte Mann, PhD, BCBA-D
Email: l55h5@unb.ca

Course Features:

Each of the 5 units of the course will consist of assigned textbook readings and selected peer-reviewed journal articles and accompanying reading guides to help students navigate through the key concepts, content expert videos, one or more lectures to further understanding, and an assignment to demonstrate your skills.

Course Format:

The course is divided into 5 units
1. Creating graphs and analyzing behavioral data
2. Conducting preference and reinforcer assessments
3. Implementing discrete trial training and incidental teaching
4. Implementing differential reinforcement and noncontingent reinforcement contingencies
5. Conducting staff traininga

Course Texts:

Cooper, J.O., Heron, T.E., & Heward, W.L. (2007).  Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd Ed.) Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Assignments & Examinations:
Lectures and Guided Notes (20 x 4) = 80 Points

Unit Assignments

(5 x 100) = 500 Points
Total Points Available 580 points

Final grades will be calculated by dividing the total number of points earned by 580 and multiplying by 100.

All mid-term exams and final exams for online courses will be invigilated at an approved time and location. Please refer to the Online Exam Request Form to book.

Time Limit: 6 months from registration date. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date of your course.
Fees:

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable online fee per course. Fees are subject to change by the Board of Governors.
More information on fees for this course.

Methods of Payment:

Once you complete the Apply Now form below, please send payment. Methods of payment accepted:
Cash (Do not send in the mail. Please deliver to the College of Extended Learning, 2nd Level, Wu Centre, UNB Fredericton Campus)
Cheque or money order (Mail to UNB College of Extended Learning, PO Box 4400, Fredericton, New Brunswick, E3B 5A3)
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