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EDE454 Assessment and Treatment of Challenging Behaviors

Assessment and treatment of challenging behaviors is critical to the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). In this course, students will gain a fundamental understanding of challenging behaviors and how to address them through the use of ABA. Students will learn to define challenging behavior, along with gaining an understanding of the history of treatment for those exhibiting these behaviors. Students will also learn variations within ABA in the assessment and treatment of the significant challenging behaviors often encountered by Behavior Analysts. Particular attention will be given to behaviors often exhibited by people with autism spectrum disorders.

Credits: 3
Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: [ED 453]
Restrictions: None
Instructors: D. Donnelly, D. McAdam
EDE 454 Assessment and Treatment of Challenging Behaviors course information is subject to change, please check the latest schedule.