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Principles of Social Skills Through Behavior Modification (PSY-416)
Varies (self-study; self-paced).
March 2021 - Present.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: assess the types of behavioral assessment; describe the factors that influence the effectiveness of reinforcement; explain the principles of punishment; examine a behavior chain and how to develop a chain procedure; identify the four components of behavioral skill training; examine problem behaviors through functional assessments; describe the use of punishment techniques; discuss strategies that can be used to promote the generalization of behavior change; examine the different types of self-management strategies; and examine the components of a behavioral contract.
Principles of Social Skills Through Behavior Modification (PSY-416) introduces students to the principles of social skills through behavior modification. Students learn a step-by-step approach that includes practical information on the technologies used to measure and record behavior changes. Other topics include reinforcement methods and implement social changes using self-management strategies and behavioral modification.
In the upper division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Psychology (5/21).