You will be introduced to an overview of the behavioural change process.
You will examine the principles and theories of behaviour management. You will look at behavioural intervention strategies to increase or decrease
desired behaviour. The value of functional behavioural assessments in
managing disruptive behaviour will be reviewed. You will study practical
guidelines and techniques for working with normal and exceptional
children and youth. You will have the opportunity to select, implement,
and evaluate a behavioural change project intended to modify a personal
goal. You will discuss the benefits of an integrated perspective with dealing with parents and managing behavioural issues in the community.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.