Graduate Academic Catalog 2016 - 2017 
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Graduate Academic Catalog 2016 - 2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PPP 739 - Advanced Behavior Assessment: Application to Autism Spectrum Disorder

3 Units
Recommended prior coursework: PPP 771 , PPP 718 , PPP 734 . This course addresses behavioral principles as applied to children diagnosed within the spectrum of disorders that make up autism. This course will provide students with an overview of the research related to the identification of children with autism, touching on information about the causes of the disorder as well as historical and philosophical views. A major emphasis will be to tie together the biological and psychological research with systematic behavioral efforts to help these individuals live more productive and independent lives. Recent controversies will be discussed and an integrative approach to treatment methods will be emphasized.
School counseling/school psychology students only; May not be audited