Treating Challenging Behaviours BSCI-609

Course Code BSCI-609
Course Name Treating Challenging Behaviours
Category Child & Family Studies
Description In this course, 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., stereotype, pica, aggression, self-injury, etc. Emphasis 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.
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Contact E-mail ce@centennialcollege.ca
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Section Cost Semester Start Date End Date Meeting Times Campus
425 $672.25 Winter 2018 2018-01-16 2018-04-24
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435 $672.25 Summer 2018 2018-05-15 2018-08-21
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