Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 University Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 University Bulletin
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SPED 659 - Managing Challenging Behavior

3 Credit Hours
In this course candidates will study use of appropriate non-aversive, least intrusive management procedures when presented with a variety of behavioral problems including challenging behavior. Candidates will learn the PBIS model; evidence based practices for individual behavior management, crisis prevention, conflict resolution; and effective use of reinforcement. Attention will also be given to procedures to help individuals develop self-awareness, self-control, self-reliance, self-esteem and self-determination and manage their own behavior and for fostering maintenance and generalization of skills across learning environments. As part of this course candidates will study and complete of functional assessments of behavior and develop behavior intervention plans based on student case studies.



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