Intervention Techniques 2

Course Code: DSW 221

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course builds upon the general principles of behaviour management techniques that were introduced in DSW 111. The focus is on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). Students will learn how to utilize positive behavioural approaches specifically with people who have developmental disabilities. There will be a focus on conducting functional assessments and developing programs, which will enhance the quality of life for these individuals. There will also be a review of specific behavioural topics that are connected to developmental disabilities. Throughout the course, the emphasis will be on supporting individuals to accomplish their goals, including the achievement of socially acceptable behaviours.