Course Description

This 40-hour course is designed to help students learn evidence-based interventions to help individuals with autism navigate their life as an adolescent and/or young adult. Specific topics covered in this course include: teaching social skills, teaching self- management, identifying jobs that align with the client’s motivation/interests, and coaching clients to perform essential job duties. Other aspects of applied behavior analysis concepts and principles (e.g., shaping, chaining procedures), and their application to clinical practice and research are also covered in this course.

Learner Outcomes

Objective 1: Students will understand and learn key concepts and principles of applied behavior analysis.

Objective 2: Students will learn about evidence-based interventions to help clients socialize, self- manage, and initiate (e.g., asking for help).

Objective 3: Lastly, students will learn how to help clients navigate the job sector.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Aug 24, 2023 to Jun 30, 2024
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee credit (4 units) $200.00
Available for Credit
4 units
Section Notes

ED X310A is 100% online and mode of instruction is asynchronous. 

Upon completion of the program, students will receive a digital badge from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Additionally, students will receive 4 academic and continuing education units. 

Please view our refund/drop/withdraw policy here. 

For more information, please reach out to help@professional.ucsb.edu 

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***This is a self-paced course. Upon enrolling, you will have until June 30th, 2024 to complete the course.