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.
Availability2021 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2021
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.
2. Discuss and develop alternate approaches to managing and self-management of behaviour through investigation of direct instruction, cognitive, metacognitive, cooperative learning methods and social skills
3. Examine both human and material resources involved in the provision of quality interventions and settings in the field of emotional disturbance and behaviour disorders
4. Evaluate and review effective positive behaviour programs and determine their validity through the investigation of behaviour literature
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 Full Term
Equivalent 2hrs per week face to face.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.