Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Practicum in ABA-Lifespan
PSYC 4225 Practicum in ABA-Lifespan
Prerequisites:PSYC 3036 or CHFS 3036; 80% in either PSYC 3136 or CHFS 3136 and 80% in either PSYC 3137 or CHFS 3137 and approval of the Department. Valid Criminal Record Check required prior to course start.
Description:Students gain experience in designing and implementing Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) programs with individuals with emotional/behavioural and/or developmental needs. Placements, placement protocols, and field supervisors must be approved beforehand. Placements may be secured in schools, clinical settings, justice settings, long-term care facilities, traumatic brain injury or rehabilitation centers, and others, and must be in completed within teams proficient in ABA strategies and program development. A student and field supervisor's report must be submitted to the Department upon completion of the placement. This course is also offered as CHFS 4205.