Honours Specialization - ABS I: Introduction to Applied Behavioural Sciences

PSYC 3136  ABS I: Introduction to Applied Behavioural Sciences

Prerequisites:

Any 24 credits or permission of the instructor

Antirequisites:

CHFS 3136

Hours:

Four hours of lecture/seminar per week for one term.

Credits:

3

Description:

Students learn principles of applied behavioural sciences, including cross-sector applications like positive behaviour support (PBS), applied behaviour analysis (ABA), and organizational behaviour management (OBM), and review topics like dimensions and principles of ABA, functional assessment, goal selection and outcomes planning, skill teaching, adaptive behaviour, and maintenance/generalization of skills. Students review inclusive and culturally responsive frameworks of practice, and evaluate strategies of interest for educators, front-line responders, or cross-sector service providers across institutional or community-based settings. This course is also offered as CHFS 3136.



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