BHS201 - Introduction to ABA II: Techniques & Applications

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Subject Title
Introduction to ABA II: Techniques & Applications

Subject Description
From the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), various intervention and behaviour change procedures have been developed and practiced in order to support and manage the behaviour of others. The course covers the commonly used applications and technologies of ABA. Students will be introduced to behaviour change concepts and explore their effectiveness in either increasing or decreasing behaviours.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Describe differential procedures and their role in shaping behaviours
2. Describe the shaping process
3. Identify and demonstrate the use of various prompts and prompt levels used to support individuals
4. Explain prompt dependency and how to avoid it
5. Recognize and suggest various visual supports to aid learning
6. Complete task analyses for a variety of daily living skills
7. Describe chaining procedures
8. Understand the role of extinction in decreasing behaviours
9. Distinguish between extinction and punishment
10. Identify token economy systems and their applications
11. Explain the importance of generalization and maintenance

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