BHS401 - Inclusive and Long-Term Community Practices

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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

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