Introduction to ABA

This course covers the basic principles of applied behavior analysis and behavior modification procedures. Students learn the principals of positive and negative reinforcement, positive and negative punishment, and stimulus control. Students will learn to identify verbal operants and how to implement them in a way to increase functional communication as well as decrease problem behaviors. Student will also begin to identify the core concepts of reinforcement, punishment, and extinction as they apply to modifying behaviors. This class also introduces students to functional behavior assessments.

Credit hours: 3.0

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Last updated: 08/03/2022