BHS457 - Field Placement II

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Subject Title
Field Placement II

Subject Description
This Fieldwork Placement allows students to experience the implementation of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)-based techniques and interventions in a practical setting. In this placement, students will work in a setting that offers a clinical application of behavioural sciences in the field. Possible agency settings for this field placement might include group homes, autism agencies, correctional facilities, or rehabilitation centres. Students will be encouraged to seek a field placement which fits with their career interests and employment goals, and students build upon the skills and experiences acquired in BHS357.  A seminar course (BHS447) also accompanies this placement class as a co-requisite.

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

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

1. Demonstrate the ability to meet the professional obligations of punctuality and attendance in a field placement carried out over a semester.
2. Exhibit professional behaviour in social interactions and communications in the field
3. Recognize appropriate boundaries with clients in a field placement setting.
4.  Apply the qualities of respect and sensitivity towards clients in a professional capacity.
5. Implement the principles and techniques of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), as directed by their field placement supervisor.
6.  Apply the policies, procedures and protocols of the hosting agency.
7.  Reflect on the relevance of skills, knowledge and experiences acquired during the previous placement for the BHS457 course.

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