Applied Behavioural Analysis L5 (Understanding Challenging Behaviour)
This programme module aims to prepare the learner with knowledge, skill and competence to utilise Applied Behaviour Analysis in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities or autistic spectrum disorder.
The course will assist the learner to develop observation techniques to identify support needs and to design effective individualized supports in response to those needs
The Benefits to the Learner of this Valuable Qualification
The requirements for entry to this course are:
|Leaving Certificate standard or appropriate QQI Qualification or equivalent.|
|Mature Applicants with relevant life and work experience.|
|English Language Proficiency Test where deemed appropriate or an IELTS score of 5.0.|
Dorset College is registered with the Garda vetting Unit and is now in a position to offer students a Garda vetting service. There may be a delay in processing applications with the Garda Vetting Unit - we advise you to complete the form on registration.
This Applied Behavioural Analysis Course will provide the skills, knowledge and competence required by those who are working or planning to work in this field. It is also suitable for those who have direct contact with a person with an Intellectual Disability.
|Lecture 1: An introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis|
|A brief history of learning theory, the basic principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis & related terminology, ethical considerations, quality of life.|
|Lecture 2: Practical Applications|
|Understanding and defining behaviour, the relationship between behaviour and the environment, evidence based practice through data collection & analysis.|
|Lecture 3: Understanding and Capturing Motivation to Enhance Learning|
|Lecture 4 & 5: ABA in early Intervention|
|Curriculum Planning & Teaching Methods|
|Lecture 6: Teaching Communication Skills|
|An Introduction to Verbal Behaviour|
|Lecture 7 & 8: Functional Behavioural Assessment|
|Understanding behaviours of concern|
|Lecture 9: Positive Behaviour Support|
|Designing Effective environments for behaviours of concern|
A combination of module appropriate assessment procedures will facilitate the assessment of learning outcomes of this early Applied Behavioural Analysis Course.
QQI Applied Behavioural Analysis Level 5 (Minor Award - 5N1729)
Awarded by: Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).
A Credit Value of 15 Applies to this Course
This module is complemented and consolidated through practical work experience. Work experience is mandatory for this award; therefore, students should be aware that they will be required to carry out 20 hours work experience outside of scheduled class time in order to satisfy the requirements of the QQI work experience module.
It is recommended that each student should secure a work experience placement in their locality that does not conflict with class time or their own personal/work commitments prior to commencing the course to alleviate any pressure once the course has commenced.
The Career Benefits to learners who successfully complete this Applied Behavioural Analysis Course
Schedule for ABA 12th October - 14th December
|MONTH||DATE & DAY - WEDNESDAY||TIME|
|October||12th, 19th, 26th||18.30 - 21.30|
|November||2nd, 9th, 16th, 23th, 30th||18.30 - 21.30|
|December||07th, 14th||18.30 - 21.30|
|3 Saturday Workshops - One each Month (Dates to be Confirmed)||09.30 - 16.30|
This schedule may be subject to change
Start Dates: Wednesday from 10/25/17 to 10/1/18
|Non EU Cost||€575.00|
|Comments||Classes take place from 18.30-21.30 p.m. 3 Saturday workshops Exam Fee: €40.00|