May 28, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 566 - Creating Positive Systems of Supports through Assessment

Prerequisite, special education credential program. This course reviews the history, theory, and implementation of providing positive behavioral systems of supports. Students understand the principles of positive behavior supports, functionally equivalent replacement behaviors, and reinforcements. A variety of individualized assessment and evaluation approaches appropriate for students with mild/moderate/severe disabilities will be addressed. Emphasis is placed on the development of appropriate educational decisions on the basis of a variety of standardized and non-standardized techniques, instruments and processes that are appropriate to the diverse needs of individual students. A minimum of 25 hours of observation and field experience is required for this course. Fee: $75. (Offered every year.) 3 credits