Assessment, Programming and Intervention in Behaviour Problems

10 Units

Explores the importance of a sound approach to implementing any behaviour change program. The need for adequate and appropriate data gathering as a basis for planning a behaviour support procedure will be examined, followed by systematic implementation with both on-going and review evaluation. The course is based on a programming model of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)

To provide students with the opportunity to examine issues involved in assessment, programming and implementation in the field of emotional disturbance and behaviour disorders.


The course provides research and practice in the areas of:

  1. use of specific screening and assessment devices and the development of assessment profiles.

  2. the development of programs including the writing of case programs and casework.

  3. the development and implementation of specific behaviour support plans to meet specific student needs.

  4. the use of safety and risk assessments, and crisis management.

Replacing Course(s) Nil
Transition Nil
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 1. Essay on the implementation of the instructional cycle of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation (30%) 2. Conduct and report on a Functional Behavioural Assessment (30%) 3. Design a Behaviour Support Plan (40%).
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6079

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