May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

EDUC 315 - Positive Behavior Interventions in the Inclusive Setting

(3 credits)
This course includes an overview of characteristics of students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders and the legal basis for discipline in schools. Focus is on establishing good classroom management and identifying and meeting the needs of all students who exhibit problem behaviors. The general principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and steps to complete Functional Behavioral Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans and measurable annual IEP goals relating to behavior will be covered. Behavioral interventions at the school, classroom and individual level will be examined within the context of a Response to Intervention model. Eight hours of field experience include observation and data collection of student behavior in a special education setting, a tour of a classroom serving adjudicated youth in a secure setting, and observation of small group instruction in social skills. Prerequisite(s):   and  . Students will complete eight hours of field experience in an area school or educational setting. Required clearances will be needed to participate in field experiences.