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Topics in Behaviour Intervention

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

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

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.

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Instructor: Sylvie Donais
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.

What you will learn

This course is designed to help you:

  • Gain an opportunity to synthesize peer-reviewed literature and best practice guidelines to inform behavioural intervention.
  • Immediately apply what you learn to socially significant problems and case studies, gaining valuable experience that can be readily applied to practice.
  • Develop professional problem-solving skills are embedded throughout each component of the course, a skill that will help prepare students to be independent BCaBAs.

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 exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about our payment options.

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