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Topics in Behavior Analysis: Ethical Considerations

This course is only open to students registered in the ABA Certificate program

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 3525 One (1) credit hours

This course provides students an introduction to the foundations of ethical thinking and reviews various perspectives for ethical decision making within a behavioural framework. Students will become familiar with the guidelines for ethical conduct for behavior analysts, and consider their relevance in common ethical dilemmas faced by practicing behavior analysts; including considerations in intervention strategies, supervision, and oversight of behaviour services, and systems of behaviour change. The course will emphasize strategies for avoiding ethical conflicts, protecting the welfare and rights of those with whom you will work, and disseminating ethical decisions to others.

Instructor: Albert Malkin (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: One of PSYC 2613, PSYC 2515, PSYC 3663, or PSYC 3515. Offered online only. Available only to students enrolled in the certificate program. Students who have received credit for PSYC 3365 cannot receive credit for PSYC 3525.
Co-requisite: PSYC 3663. Offered online only. Available only to students enrolled in the certificate program.

Why take this course?

  • This course will introduce the fundamentals of ethical thinking and decision making within a behavioural framework.
  • Students will learn to apply knowledge of clinical standards and conduct guidelines to clinical situations.
  • This course will lay the foundation for further study and application of behavioral technologies in the welfare of the consumers of behavior analysis.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 1 x Conceptual Presentation (100 points)
  • 6 x Discussion Papers (10 points each)
  • 1 x TCPS: Core Modules (30 points)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 150 points)

The final exam for this course will be invigilated at an approved time and location. The online exam request form is currently offline, please see this notice for more information.

Fees and payments

Online courses are subject to an additional $100 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course. Learn more about fees and tuition or find out about the methods of payment available.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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