Behavior Support to Students with Moderate/Severe Disabilities
This course provides the candidate with the skills and legal framework
essential to the development of positive behavior supports and self management
outcomes for students with moderate to severe disabilities.
Candidates examine the biological, neurological, and psychological
foundations of behavior disorders, appropriate communication, and
management strategies that are aligned with instructional practices. The
foundations of functional analysis of behavior leading to positive behavior
intervention plans are examined. Models of collaborative practices that
lead to critical partnerships with students, families, educators and agencies
are investigated through skill development and self-analysis. This course is
a requirement for the Moderate to Severe Disabilities Specialist credential.