This course will cover strategies for behavior management, functional behavioral assessment, positive behavioral supports, and socials skills training for exceptional learners.
Course Credits: 3
Student Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Implement effective behavior management strategies in classrooms for students with disabilities, including individual and group behavior management interventions.
- Evaluate and implement a variety of empirically based classroom management models in light of student needs, teacher needs, and preferred teaching styles.
- Analyze the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the concepts, vocabulary, techniques, etc.
- Demonstrate the ability to use principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in designing and carrying out Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and designing Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP).
- Appraise importance of professional ethics as related to special education programming.
- Demonstrate methods for developing social skills in children with emotional/behavior disorders.
- Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement thorough and effective social skills lessons to groups of or individual students.
- Evaluate strategies for collaborating with stakeholders in order to effectively assess behavior, develop intervention plans, and implement behavior change programs.