ABA655-01Q Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) (with Kara Verseckes)

ABA655-01Q Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) (with Kara Verseckes)

This advanced course offers intensive study of selected topics in the field of applied behavior analysis. The curriculum has been approved by the national Behavior Analyst Certification Board as addressing competencies in the identification of problems and the implementation, management, and supervision of services. This course will provide students with techniques to collaborate with other professionals working with students requiring special education. It will train students to use everyday language when explaining behavioral concepts and it will teach students to consider environmental modifications to reduce the need for behavior analytical services. This course will also provide students with behavioral methodology for staff training and evaluations. Performance management, behavior expectation, and competency-based training are a few of the topics covered during this course. The students will design tools for monitoring procedural integrity for skill acquisition and problem behavior management. Upon completion of this course students will be able to address complex issues related to training and development of staff in different contexts such as consultation, public schools, home-based programs and private schools. Students will also learn what best practices in consultation are, some limitations and strategies for problem-solving around limitations, and the different models of consultation (e.g., in public schools, within agencies, in-home etc). This course meets Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. TM requirements for a. Identification of the Problem and Assessment (5 of 30 hrs.), b. Implementation, Management and Supervision (10 of 10 hrs.), c. Discretionary (30 of 30 hrs.)

Prerequisite(s): ABA certificate student.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Remote

Day(s) and Time(s):

May 26-Jul 23
W: 5-9p

Availability:

Registration for Summer Session I is closed.
Class Number:2384_Smr2020
Your Price*: $1,725.00

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Remote: Courses that are typically taught face-to-face will be delivered remotely this summer. 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.

Important Dates
Session 1 classes start: May 26, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 100% refund: May 28, 2020
Session 1 deadline for 50% refund: June 2, 2020
For other important dates: https://www.umb.edu/summer/academic_calendar