Introduces the range of approaches to managing individual student behaviour needs including evaluating individual behaviour plans, dealing with comorbid behaviours, and addressing academic and social needs.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Examine both human and material resources involved in the provision of quality interventions in the field of emotional disturbance and behaviour disorders; and to be able to evaluate effective positive behaviour programs.
The course addresses research and practice in the areas of:
- evaluating individual behaviour plans
- alternate approaches to managing and self-management including direct instruction, cognitive, metacognitive and cooperative learning methods.
- comorbid behaviours
- addressing behaviours arising from communication difficulties due to autism, intellectual disability or sensory impairment
- using augmentive and assistive communication strategies
- developing effective research skills in behaviour and emotional disturbance
Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification
Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Scenario/PBL Exercises 1
Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Scenario/PBL Exercises 2
Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments
Integrated Learning Session
Online 26 hour(s) per Term
Equivalent 2hrs per week face to face.