ABA652-01C Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior (with Andre V Maharaj)

ABA652-01C Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior (with Andre V Maharaj)

This is a 3-credit graduate level course designed to review the literature relevant to the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior. The course content is based on relevant literature in the field of behavior analysis and includes an overview of and the logic behind procedures required to complete a functional behavioral assessment of challenging behavior and implementation of function-based treatments to decrease challenging behaviors and increase adaptive behaviors. Functional behavior assessment procedures that will be covered include indirect assessments, descriptive assessments, and functional analysis. Student swill practice conduction an indirect and descriptive assessment, and have the opportunity to design a functional analysis. Treatments that will be covered include antecedent interventions, differential reinforcement procedures, extinction, and punishment, among others. Students will design a comprehensive function-based intervention plan. Conceptual and practical issues related to the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior will be addressed. ABA 652 meets Behavior Analyst Certificate Board, Inc. TM Task list 4 requirements for: a. Identification of the Problem & Assessment (15 of 30 hrs.) b. Intervention and Behavior Change Considerations (5 of 10 hrs.) c. Behavior Change Systems (5 of 10 hrs.) d. Fundamental Elements of Behavior Change & Specific Behavior Change Procedures (20 of 45 hrs.)

Prerequisite(s): ABA certificate student





Day(s) and Time(s):

CE2: Jan 25-May 12
W: 5-9p


Registration is closed for this session.
Class Number:12792_Spr2021
Your Price*: $1,825.00
Remote: Courses that are typically taught face-to-face will be delivered remotely this spring. As opposed to an online course, which requires no live sessions and allows a student to study anytime, a remote course is either: (1) a course with live class sessions delivered via web conferencing, or (2) a course with pre-recorded lectures that a student can watch anytime, typically paired with live discussions sessions. For more detail on the remote format of a specific course, contact the instructor.

Andre V Maharaj: [email protected]

For all important dates: https://www.umb.edu/academics/caps/credit/spring/calendar

* Course fees are subject to change.