EEX 4603 Positive Behavior Support

This course provides class participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop, implement, and evaluate the impact of positive behavior support. Emphasis is placed on understanding the communicative function of challenging behaviors, the teaching of new skills that make the challenging behavior unnecessary for the learner, and the prevention of the reoccurrence of challenging behaviors including students with autism spectrum disorder. The course includes functional behavior assessment and positive behavior support as foundations of appropriate behavioral intervention in keeping with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

3 credits