PSYC 338

Behavioural Interventions with Children and Adults

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

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:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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