Certificate in Disability Studies

Best 7 Certificates in Disability Studies 2019

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Certificate in Disability Studies

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Graduate Certificate in Autism and Behavioural Science

Algonquin College
Online Full time January 2019 Canada Ottawa

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new skills including social, play, self-help, language and academic skills. [+]

Our Program

Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is a research-based and data-driven science that can be used to teach individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) a variety of new skills including social, play, self-help, language and academic skills. This highly specialized Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides students with a firm grounding in the principles of ABA; specifically in the application of these principles to Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI) with children with ASD. The curriculum covers the characteristics of individuals with ASD, evidence-based practices in ABA, the professional code of ethics and the development and implementation of behavioral treatment plans. Students gain practical experience working with clients and ABA treatment teams.... [-]


Autism Spectrum Disorders

UMaineOnline (University of Maine)
Online Full time Part time September 2019 USA Orono

The primary purpose of this 3-course certificate sequence is to prepare experienced educators, administrators and related service providers to assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of educational programs for students with autism in school settings. [+]

General Overview Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders

In 2000, the Center for Disease Control estimated that 1 in 1000 children was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). By 2014, those estimates had increased to 1 in 68. All PreK-12 schools in Maine are required to provide educational services to students with an ASD in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). The primary purpose of this 3-course certificate sequence is to prepare experienced educators, administrators and related service providers to assume a leadership role in the development and implementation of educational programs for students with autism in school settings. Educational objectives:

Candidates will develop theoretical knowledge and applied skills for understanding the needs of students with ASD and providing evidence-based practices according to individual needs. Candidates will have the necessary theoretical and applied a background to provide leadership to their schools and districts in developing a sound model of educational and social/behavioral support and intervention. Candidates will be familiar with and able to access available resources to support their districts’ efforts in providing services for their students with ASD. Candidates will have the knowledge and skills to serve as team leaders and coaches in supporting program implementation in their schools and districts. Program Requirements (9 credits) ... [-]

Disability Studies Certificate

Bow Valley College
Campus Full time 8 months February 2019 Canada Calgary

You will learn how to support the well-being of children and adults with disabilities while taking an active role in creating inclusive and diverse communities. [+]

Disability Studies Certificate

Of all the roles in human services, this is one of the most rewarding. You will make a real difference for people who need it most. You will learn how to support the well-being of children and adults with disabilities while taking an active role in creating inclusive and diverse communities.

This 8-month (2 semesters) program prepares you to work one to one; with children and adults in a variety of early childhood and school programs, as well as day options and employment services, residential services and directly with families. A 16-month (4 semesters) Diploma program is also available.

EMPLOYMENT

The demand for a well-educated workforce in this field is growing because schools, companies, and communities are becoming more inclusive in their programs and services and they’re looking for you as a valuable team member. creating inclusive and diverse communities.... [-]


Certificate IV in Disability

Southern Cross Education Institute
Campus Full time 49 weeks January 2019 Australia Melbourne Adelaide + 1 more

This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centers, day respite centers and open employment services, other community settings and clients' homes. [+]

This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centers, day respite centers and open employment services, other community settings and clients' homes.

These workers:

Apply knowledge and skills gained through qualifications and/or previous experience to provide training and support to people with disabilities to enhance their ability to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance and community participation Report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies May work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a limited number of lower classified workers. Duration ... [-]

PgCert in Autism

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 1 year September 2019 United Kingdom London

This part-time postgraduate qualification focuses on educational processes and practices in the area of autism, disability, and special educational needs. [+]

Gain a critical, theoretical and practical understanding of the diverse learning requirements of pupils and students who identify with the wide spectrum of autism. Develop a critical understanding of autism, relevant legislation, education policy, and interventions.

This qualification is designed for people with an interest in autism and practitioners in the field of education, who have experience of working with learners with autism across the age range (in keeping with the 0-25 framework in the Children and Families Act 2014). The course content is informed by the experiences and voices of those with autism and our approach is underpinned by the inclusive principle "nothing about us without us".... [-]


Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate

Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning
Online Full time Part time 15 hours June 2019 USA USA Online + 1 more

The 15-hour Graduate Certificate in Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder provides graduate students with specialized knowledge and strategies to use with the growing population of students with autism who also have a sensory impairment (visual impairment, hearing impairment, or deafblindness). [+]

Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate

The 15-hour Graduate Certificate in Sensory Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder provides graduate students with specialized knowledge and strategies to use with the growing population of students with autism who also have a sensory impairment (visual impairment, hearing impairment, or deafblindness). This certificate can be undertaken during a master's or post-baccalaureate certification program or as a stand-alone certificate.

Program Overview 15 credit hours Coursework is completed primarily online. Prerequisite: bachelor's degree Students are not required to enroll in a certain number of courses each semester, so completion time varies by individual. Semester-based courses align with the Academic Calendar of Texas Tech University. New students may enroll at the beginning of any one of the four semesters throughout the year. Application Process ... [-]

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Intervention Certificate

University of New Brunswick College of Extended Learning
Online Full time 20 weeks Canada Fredericton

This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors. [+]

Current studies suggest that up to 4% of individuals in Canada have FASD. One of the most critical issues currently facing Canada’s intervention sector is a shortage of skilled labour to fill the growing demand for FAS diagnosis, intervention, and support. This program is designed to provide participants with the essential skills to apply in a variety of roles and support sectors.

Please note: Applicants must have an Early Childhood, Human Service Counsellor, or other related diploma or degree, or the equivalent combination of experience in a related field and applied training.

Benefits Work with individuals affected by FASD at all age levels Establish and maintain effective understanding and communication with affected clients, individuals, and families Provide advocacy and awareness of community resources Participate in case planning, crisis intervention, reporting, and documentation Teach and support the learning process Development of family and participant treatment plans Who should attend? ... [-]