Behaviour Management and Intervention

Learn novel and effective behaviour management and intervention strategies for use in virtual and non-virtual classrooms.

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About This Course

Behavioural challenges among students constantly impact educational stakeholders and the nature of the challenges are morphing along with the educational landscape; Stakeholders in education must become aware of novel methods for effective behaviour management and intervention. This course is designed to equip participants with strategies for maintaining safe and productive learning environments through the study of applied behaviour analysis, functional behaviour assessment and alternative procedures and interventions for severe problem behaviours. Emphasis is placed on proactive strategies that promote learning and prosocial behaviours as well as positive discipline-inclusive learner-friendly virtual and non-virtual classrooms. The course comprises five (5) Units. The content has been designed to facilitate the sequential development of concepts and skills through investigation, integration and scaffolding. During the course, participants engage in a variety of self-directed individual and group based learning activities, simulations, discussions, document preparation and oral presentations. The course is assessed by coursework only.

What You will Learn

  • Theoretical principles, models, and approaches for managing behavioural problems
  • How to apply the principles and strategies of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and Functional Behaviour Assessment (FBA) to specific remediation contexts
  • How to develop behaviour intervention plans and communicative intents, and evaluate their effectiveness
  • Skills in negotiation, conflict resolution, and crisis management
  • Professional ethics and the legal aspects of behaviour management

More Details

Level:
Intermediate

Duration:
Eight (8) Weeks

Effort:
Six (6) Hours per Week

Start Date:
May 31, 2021

End Date:
July 19, 2021

Class Days:
Mondays and Wednesdays

Class Time:
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Language:
English

Delivery Mode:
Online [Synchronous and Asynchronous]

Cost:
US$250.00