BHS302 - Interventions I: Strengths and Skills

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Subject Title
Interventions I: Strengths and Skills

Subject Description
Techniques based on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) are used to teach individuals a variety of skills.  This course extends students? knowledge on specific skill-building techniques and methods commonly applied in treatment and education settings. Students will be encouraged to develop a positive, strengths-based, supportive approach to teaching and intervention. Students will learn about a variety of teaching methods and ways to structure teaching moments for their clients.

Credit Status
one credit

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

General Outcomes:  By the end of the semester, students should have an understanding of how they can use the techniques of ABA to support positive behaviours and teach new skills. The goal is for students to understand how to apply these principles in a variety of settings, whether it is instructing a child in a structured teaching setting, or supporting positive pro-social behaviours of teenagers in a treatment group home.

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