BHS401 - Inclusive and Long-Term Community Practices

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Last revision date Jan 4, 2019 8:45:05 PM
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Subject Title
Inclusive and Long-Term Community Practices

Subject Description
This course challenges students to look at behavioural intervention from a long term and holistic perspective. The purpose of this course is to inspire students to approach behavioural intervention from a holistic point of view, taking into account not just the client but his or her context. Students will be encouraged to develop a long-term perspective on behavioural intervention. Through discussion and dialogue, students will be encouraged to think about optimal outcomes in terms of long-range variables such quality of life, happiness, and community inclusion.

Credit Status
This is a required course in the Behavioural Sciences program.

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

1.Explain the importance of context in behavioural intervention
2.Integrate and account for context when designing behaviour intervention plans
3.Identify the contextual issues that affect a client’s developmental   outcomes
4.Assess long-term plans in terms of their viability and quality
5.Consider long-term issues when designing behaviour intervention plans
6.Generate ideas for client integration into the community
7.Develop strategies to support a client’s community involvement
8.Evaluate outcomes-based measures in terms of validity and meaningfulness to the client
9.Prioritize outcomes that are meaningful to the client from a lifespan point of view

Academic Integrity
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Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.