Course: PSY 557. Behavior Change Procedures and Systems Support (3)
This course will focus on procedures for behavioral analysts working with students with learning, behavioral, emotional and/or peer relationship problems. Topics include using reinforcement, punishment, extinction, prompting, shaping, chaining, incidental teaching techniques, direct and precision teaching, discrete trials, contingency contracts, token economy, and providing behavior analysis services in collaboration with others. Students also learn to synthesize and analyze research on effective behavioral change and management practices, and to apply the knowledge to classroom and school situations.
This course serves in a series of courses that prepares students to apply for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst Exam.