Treating Challenging Behaviours

AUT-6023 Credit

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.

Online Sections

Section 70
September 8, 2020
$423.19

Duration: 15 Weeks

Textbooks

The required text for this course can be found by going to textnet.ca, clicking on the "Browse by course" drop-down list and scrolling to Treating Challenging Behaviours.

Please Note: Students are not required to purchase textbooks from textnet.ca. However, if students are purchasing textbooks from another source, they must ensure purchased textbooks are the correct edition and include any applicable software or add-ons.


Host Course Code: SE-ABS102
Host Course Name: Treating Challenging Behaviours

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