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Topics in Behaviour Intervention

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

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 3545 One (1) credit hours

This course will focus on the research literature pertaining to advancements in behavioural interventions to decrease aberrant behaviour and increase appropriate behaviour. Topics covered include linking assessment to intervention, antecedent interventions, consequence-based interventions, and behaviour change systems.

Instructor: Sylvie Donais (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Either PSYC 3663 or PSYC 3515. Offered online only. Available only to students enrolled in the certificate program. Students who have received credit for PSYC 3335 and cannot receive credit for PSYC 3545.

Why take this course?

  • The course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to synthesize peer-reviewed literature and best practice guidelines to inform behavioral intervention.
  • Students will immediately apply what they have learned in each unit to socially significant problems and case studies, gaining valuable experience that can be readily applied to 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 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

  • 4 x Quizzes (20 points each)
  • 6 x Course Activities (15 points each)
  • 4 x Reading Guides (10 points each)
  • 1 x Final Assignment (70 points)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 300 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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