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CPSE 443

Social and Behavioral Strategies for Students with Severe Disabilities.

Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

Principles, procedures, and strategies for creating positive educational environments, including functional assessment, behavior intervention plans, and development of social competence.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

CPSE 203; CPSE 410; admission to special education program; FBI fingerprint background clearance.

Title

Effective classroom management

Learning Outcome

2. Describe how to organize an effective classroom management system for all students.

Title

Addressing social needs

Learning Outcome

3. Describe assessment and instruction to address the social needs of individuals and groups of students.

Title

Least Restrictive Behavioral Interventions (LRBI)

Learning Outcome

4. Describe the various components and appropriate use of Utah's Least Restrictive Behavioral Interventions (LRBI).

Title

Positive behavior support in classrooms

Learning Outcome

5. Demonstrate principles and practices of positive behavior support in the classroom, including LRBI and multi-level evidence-based practices.

Title

Principles of positive behavior support

Learning Outcome

1. Describe and define the components of school-wide positive behavior support, its relationship with risk and protective factors, and multicultural issues.