The course focuses on procedures, systems, and treatments to help clients develop prosocial behaviors. Students are first introduced to key tenants of the respondent and operant conditioning. Afterward, each week students will learn about a different behavior change procedure/system.
Specific learning objectives for this course:
- Students will learn the difference between DTT and naturalistic teaching approaches rooted in the principles of ABA
- Students will learn about Skinner’s Verbal Behavior method
- Students will learn various interventions (e.g., self-management, token economy, contracts, shaping, chaining, etc.) that lead to behavior change for their clients
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- Assistant Behavior Analyst : BCaBA BOARD CERTIFIED ASSISTANT BEHAVIOR ANALYST