Social and Behavioral Strategies for Students with Severe Disabilities
|Hours||3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab|
|Prerequisites||CPSE 403 or equivalent; CPSE 410; admission to special education program; FBI fingerprint background clearance.|
|Programs||Containing CPSE 443|
Adaptive behavior assessment
· Demonstrate knowledge of adaptive behavior assessment.
· Describe the correct, ethical, and responsible use of Functional Behavior Assessment (FUBA) for students with severe disabilities.
Common environmental and personal barriers
· Demonstrate knowledge of common environmental and personal barriers that hinder accessibility and acceptance of individuals with severe disabilities.
Sources of student services, networks, and organizations
· Demonstrate knowledge of sources of unique services, networks, and organizations for students with severe disabilities.
Behaving and communicating among cultures
· Demonstrate knowledge of ways of behaving and communicating among cultures that can lead to misinterpretation and misunderstanding.
· Demonstrate knowledge of cultural perspectives influencing relationships among families, schools, and communities as related to instruction.
Variations in belief, traditions, and values
· Demonstrate knowledge of variations in belief, traditions, and values across and within cultures and their effects on relationships among individuals with exceptional learning needs, family, and schooling.
· Demonstrate knowledge of how to coordinate activities of related services personnel to maximize direct instruction time for individuals with severe disabilities.
Theories of behavior problems
· Demonstrate knowledge of theories of behavior problems in individuals with severe disabilities, including self-stimulation and self-injurious behavior.
Impact of multiple disabilities on behavior
· Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of multiple disabilities on behavior.
Integration of fuctional and social training
· Demonstrate knowledge of how to integrate functional and social skills training into the curriculum.