PSYC 338

Behavioural Interventions: Children and Adults

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Introduces the science of behavioural principles and applied behaviour analysis (ABA). Reviews basic principles of classical and operant conditioning, including stimulus control, motivation, reinforcement, punishment, extinction, and schedules of reinforcement, using examples of everyday behaviours. Consideration is given to behavioural procedures for assessing and changing problem behaviours, with examples from both children and adults.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Psychology offered by the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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