Academic and Behavioral Problem Solving
Training future Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) in the skills necessary to shape, develop, and strengthen behavior in a school or clinic. Emphasis on problem solving skills within an MTSS framework such as (1) collaborating with colleagues, (2) consulting with other service providers, and (3) coaching individuals in need of additional professional support.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to a graduate program.
 TaughtFall, Spring, Summer
Course Outcomes: 

Identification and Analysis

Identifying & analyzing behavior problems.

Behavior Supports

  • Defining and developing positive behavior supports for all students.
  • Collecting behavioral resources
  • Writing and analyzing behavioral case studies.

Intervene Using Assessment Results

Linking interventions with assessment results and monitoring them.

Social Influences

  • Changing behavior.
  • Talking with students.
  • Using peer influence.
  • Working with other educators.
  • Working with parents.

Assessments and Support Plans

Using functional assessments and developing behavioral support plans.