Counseling Psychology and Special Education

Social and Behavioral Strategies for Students with Severe Disabilities

Social and Behavioral Strategies for Students with Severe Disabilities
Principles, procedures, and strategies for creating positive educational environments, including functional assessment, behavior intervention plans, and development of social competence.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCPSE 203; CPSE 410; admission to special education program; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 443
Course Outcomes: 

Principles of positive behavior support

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

Effective classroom management

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

Addressing social needs

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

Least Restrictive Behavioral Interventions (LRBI)

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

Positive behavior support in classrooms

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