May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

ED 682A Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Change


3 credits
This course analyzes the basic processes of behavior change and demonstrates how behavior analysts serve as behavior analysts/specialists in the community. Topics build on the basic knowledge of ED661A with more advanced learning in basic principles of behavior analysis; behavioral assessment; the application of those principles to youth; intervention methodologies; writing of behavioral objectives to build self-control; and programming for generalization. Special attention is paid to comprehensive programming and the use of multiple intervention methods. In addition, students will design behavioral intervention plans based on functional behavioral assessments.

Course is Exempt from School of Education Background/clearances check policy.