Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Critically review and utilize research and evidence in behavioural assessment, intervention and education.
Analyze and review current theories, treatment options, and professional practices in Behavioural Science and general psychology.
Examine and explain the application of Behavioural Science with specific populations.
Design, implement and present single subject research.
Research, analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative information in Behavioural Science within the wider context of clinical psychology and pharmacology.
Apply theories and best practices for individual and group counselling in a behavioural context.
Integrate and deliver behavioural services within a wide range of community settings including social, health and educational.
Design, conduct and analyze behavioural and cognitive behavioural assessments.
Propose, design, write and evaluate, utilizing behavioural measures, behavioural and cognitive behavioural interventions for a variety of client groups.
Plan, co-facilitate and evaluate cognitive behavioural groups.
Design and deliver educational material using a variety of modes, utilizing principles of adult education and knowledge translation.
Write professional-style reports, behavior assessment and intervention plans, and educational materials.
Teach mediators to implement assessment and intervention plans, and educational materials.
Explain and teach behavioural concepts using accessible language and/or terminology depending on the needs of the learner, colleague, client or other stakeholder.
Deliver professional services according to ethical guidelines within the scope of practice.
Acknowledge the limits of knowledge in the field of behavioural science through professional practices and academic writing.
Work collaboratively within an inter-professional team to deliver behavioural services to a variety of clients.
Practice leadership and adult education principles to contribute to the development of the field of behavioural science and organizational development.
Manage and direct own continuous learning, pursuing opportunities for constant renewal of skills, knowledge and attitudes.
Students will have the opportunity to engage in field placements (which are typically unpaid). They will complete 490 hours of field placement across two semesters or 490 hours in one Summer semester (245 hours in each 14 week semester) with one of Humber’s community partners. Students will be supported by a field placement co-ordinator.
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Graduates of this program will have the knowledge and skills to pursue further graduate study in behavioural science or related fields. There are also good employment opportunities routinely found in health organizations, non-profits, government, charities and education sectors. Graduates may find employment as:
They may also use their skills as workers in a variety of social service settings with vulnerable populations such as mental health, developmental disabilities, autism, addictions, seniors, youth, acquired brain injury and corrections. With additional education and experience, graduates may be considered for roles as counsellors and therapists, behaviour analysts, gerontologists or co-ordinators of programs in the social service sector.
Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst® (BCaBA®)
The program helps to prepare students to pursue the Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst® (BCaBA®) certification offered by the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.
Child and Youth Care, Bachelor of
Credential: Honours Degree
Length: 8 semesters
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CYC Faculty and Students Travel to South Africa
Thu, October 31, 2019
Professor, Dr. Bal, and students Zanubia and Sherene presented research at the National Association of Child Care Workers conference in South Africa.
ADMH Students Host Art Therapy Workshop
Fri, October 18, 2019
Students from the Addictions and Mental Health program participated in Mind Map, organized by the Canadian mental health charity Jack.Org.
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Faculty of Social & Community Services News
Powerful Pedagogy in Practice
Thu, October 24, 2019
Faculty and staff gathered on October 22nd for a fall conference organized by the FSCS Teaching and Learning Work Group (TLWG).
Wed, October 16, 2019
The FSCS will be offering three faculty-led programs abroad in May 2020. Students can accrue placement hours through participation.
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Humber has been granted a consent by the Minister of Colleges and Universities to offer this applied degree for a seven-year term starting April 20, 2015. Humber shall ensure that all students admitted to this above-named program during the period of consent will have the opportunity to complete the program within a reasonable time frame.
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