Counseling Psychology and Special Education

Applied Behavior Analysis in Education

Applied Behavior Analysis in Education
Teacher candidates will learn strategies for educating individuals with or at-risk for disabilities. Prevention, early intervention, and treatment strategies. Application of course concepts will occur in a local school district each week.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 410
Course Outcomes: 

Understanding human behavior

1. Describe approaches for explaining and analyzing occurrences of human behavior.

Using data to identify and target problem behaviors

2. Describe data collection and principles of using data to target and replace behaviors.

Changing behavior

3. Describe principles of stimulus control, consequences, and differential reinforcement.

Functional behavior analysis

4. Use functional behavior assessment to determine the function of behavior and to develop replacement behaviors.

Behavior intervention plans

5. Use functional behavior assessment data to design behavioral intervention plans.