Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Practicum in EIBI-ASD
PSYC 4235 Practicum in EIBI-ASD
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 in Early Intensive Behaviour Intervention (EIBI) settings, and working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Students are expected to follow agency guidelines for volunteers and/or employees. Placements, placement protocols, and field supervisors must be approved beforehand. Placements must be completed within EIBI centers, under Clinical Psychology and BACB supervision. 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 4305.