SPED-772 : Positive Behavior Supports PK-8

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Special Education
Subject:
Special Education
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
This course is intended to provide teachers with an understanding of the etiology and conditions of student behavior and equip them with strategies so that many manage classroom behavior effectively. The techniques of Applied Behavioral Analysis will be introduced. Identification of students at risk including children with emotional, social and behavioral disorders and the development of effective intervention strategies will be covered. A variety of methods for data collection and the analysis of the information generated by these methods are included in the course. Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and the development of the Behavior Improvement Plan (BIP) will be explored so that a beginning teacher is prepared with numerous options to use when dealing with problem behavior in a positive and proactive manner. 3 credits