Course Code: DSW 221
Academic Year: 2017-2018
This course builds on the general principles of behaviour management techniques that were introduced in DSW. 215 Intervention Techniques 1. The emphasis will be on the utilization of positive behavioural approaches, specifically with people who have developmental disabilities. There will be a focus on conducting functional assessments and developing programs which will enhance the quality of life of these individuals. There will also be a review of specific behavioural topics that are connected to developmental disabilities. Throughout the course, the emphasis will be on supporting individuals to accomplish their goals while assisting them to attain socially acceptable behaviours.