Course: PSY 555. Assessment in Applied Behavior Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in psychology; instructor consent. Advanced undergraduate students may enroll with instructors permission. This course focuses on ethical issues and the primary methods used for behavioral assessment in application of behavior analysis Students learn to interpret and conduct preference assessments, reinforcer assessments, indirect and descriptive assessments, and functional analyses. Various methods used to collect, graph and interpret data are discussed. Students learn to conduct and write comprehensive functional behavior assessments.
This course serves in a series of courses that prepares students to apply for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Exam.