Treating Challenging Behaviours
The student will be introduced to a variety of procedures used to assess and treat challenging behaviours presented by individuals with autism / Autism Spectrum Disorder. The topics covered will include functional behavioural assessment and functional analysis and scientifically validated techniques for the treatment of challenging behaviours, e.g., stereotypy, pica, aggression, self-injury, etc. Emphases will be placed on ethical considerations such as the utilization of the least intrusive, least restrictive model and effective treatment. Techniques covered will include antecedent control strategies, schedules of reinforcement, extinction, differential reinforcement strategies, social stories, desensitization procedures, and decelerative procedures.
Intake W20 SEM
Start Date Jan 14 / 2020
End Date Apr 21 / 2020
ABS100, ABS101, ABS202, ABS104, ABS200
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You can register in-person or on-line. When Registering for a course, it is not necessary to include the 2 digit college code prefix (e.g. ENG-1113–not LA-ENG-1113).