General Information - Practicum in ABA-Lifespan

CHFS 4205  Practicum in ABA-Lifespan


CHFS 3036 or PSYC 3036; 80% in either CHFS 3136 or PSYC 3136 and 80% in either CHFS 3137 or PSYC 3137 and approval of the Department. Valid Criminal Record Check required prior to course start.


PSYC 4225


180 hours.




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 PSYC 4225.

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