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Applied Behaviour Analysis, Certificate

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
Online
Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is one of the most precise, measurable and scientific methods of changing behaviour. As a teaching method it has a wide range of applications, these include teaching children with autism, increasing language and communication and improving learning and behaviour. 
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Overview

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) is based on the science of learning and behaviour and provides a set of evidence-based principles for understanding how behaviour works and how learning takes place. As an educational method, it is considered a best practice approach, particularly in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders and developmental disabilities. This course is aimed at providing a very comprehensive and practical level of training to those who are interested in using ABA techniques to enhance motivation, improve learning and change behaviour.
  • The focus of this course is on specific techniques for teaching and learning. This includes techniques for increasing useful and desired behaviour and teaching children how to learn, increasing language, and improving attention, social skills, memory and academic outcomes. You will learn how to collect data, assess behaviour, and design and implement programmes using positive strategies for teaching new skills and reducing behaviours which can interfere with learning.
  • Based on behavioural principles of learning and motivation, and using objective measurable goals, ABA is a teaching method that has a wide range of applications, and is embedded in many programmes and approaches used in schools and classrooms today. This course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills to design, implement and evaluate behavioural programmes for children and young people with diverse needs in a wide range of settings.

Accreditation

Since its establishment in 2001, ICEP Europe has recognised the importance of creating strong accreditation and collaboration links with key bodies. We have cemented our reputation as a leading provider of online SEN courses by delivering on our mission to provide innovative training to teaching professional working with children of all needs. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

  • The key techniques of the ABA method include positive reinforcement, graduated prompting, repetition and task analysis. The application of ABA principles in order to teach new skills, improve communication and decrease problem behaviours is explained and examined. Methods and systems of observation, writing programmes and conducting analysis of behaviour are also reviewed and demonstrated using case examples. A key focus is on how to promote generalisation of skills across different settings. 
  • Designed and taught by internationally qualified, experienced ABA practitioners, this course gives you access to real time guidance and advice for implementing ABA and you will have the opportunity to complete practical learning exercises involving data collection and behaviour change, focusing on your own behaviour and that of your students.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • This course is designed for teachers, SNAs, youth workers, care workers and those working with children or adolescents with autism and other disabilities in many different settings.  It may also be helpful for parents who want to develop skills in ABA for supporting their own children.
  • Upon completion of the course you will receive a Certificate of Continuing Professional Development and a Learning Log of your work, which can be included in your CPD portfolio.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    190 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 190 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
  • EU/EEA

    190 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 190 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
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