EDSP 6534 Advanced Assessment and Positive Behavioral Intervention
3 semester hours
This course focuses on understanding, assessing, and developing effective interventions to support student behavior at the individual, classroom, and school-wide levels. Candidates learn to conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments, focusing on antecedents, consequences, and functions of behaviors that impede learning and socialization, and they use the data collected to develop and evaluate positive behavior support plans. Candidates also learn about classroom management appropriate to students’ developmental level and effective classroom and school-wide programming to promote pro-social behaviors and increase school engagement. Field assignments required.
Consent of Coordinator required.
School Psychology Program only.