Diploma in ABA (Autism Studies)
Duration: 10 lectures
Course fee: online €845 (or €895 if paying the course fee in installments)
A fee of £76 will be payable to The Institute of Commercial Management on successful completion of this course.
Awarding body: The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)
CPD Credits: This event has been approved for 9 CPD credits for members of the Psychology Society of Ireland.
The aim of this course is to give students an understanding of the practical applications of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) with particular attention paid to persons with autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, children and adolescents in care, and persons presenting with learning and/or behavioral challenges in school. This intensive course provides training in ABA for complete beginner’s as well as those with some experience who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of behavioral approaches. Upon completion students will have a greater understanding of the principles of ABA and how to apply them, how to determine the function of a challenging behavior and how to design behavioral interventions to both decrease and increase behavior as necessary. A main goal of the course is to give students the tools needed to improve the quality of life of others in a meaningful way. The course will deal with topics such as: What is ABA?, The principles of behavior analysis, Dealing with challenging behavior, Verbal behavior and communication, Functional communication training (FCT), Conducting functional behavioral assessments, Measuring behavior, Designing and implementing behavioral interventions, and the analysis and display of behavioral data. All course content will fall into four broad content areas:
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Available from September 2016