Advanced Behavior Analysis in Applied Settings
This course explores advanced applications of the theory, principles, processes, concepts, and terminology of applied behavior analysis (ABA), and the learning principles on which ABA is based within applied educational settings. Students learn how to design and evaluate experimental interventions. Various methods used to collect, graph, and interpret behavioral data are discussed. Selection of intervention outcomes based on total ecobehavioral assessment is emphasized. Students learn to make recommendations to clients detailing all contingencies of targeted behavior change. Ethical considerations in the use of behavioral interventions are also discussed.