Assessment, Programming and Intervention in Behaviour Problems

Course code EDUC6079Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Explores the importance of a sound approach to implementing any behaviour change program. The need for adequate and appropriate data gathering as a basis for planning a behaviour support procedure will be examined, followed by systematic implementation with both on-going and review evaluation. The course is based on a programming model of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesTo provide students with the opportunity to examine issues involved in assessment, programming and implementation in the field of emotional disturbance and behaviour disorders.
ContentThe course provides research and practice in the areas of:

1. use of specific screening and assessment devices and the development of assessment profiles.

2. the development of programs including the writing of case programs and casework.

3. the development and implementation of specific behaviour support plans to meet specific student needs.

4. the use of safety and risk assessments, and crisis management.
Replacing Course(s)Nil
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments1. Essay on the implementation of the instructional cycle of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation (30%) 2. Conduct and report on a Functional Behavioural Assessment (30%) 3. Design a Behaviour Support Plan (40%).
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6079