Geared primarily for professionals (e.g., regular or special educators, instructional assistants, school psychologists, counselors) serving children and youths presenting behavior problems in the school or community, this course focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often lumped together under the rubric “social skills”) with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Since previous knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral (operant) concepts and strategies is required, it is strongly recommended that you take an introductory behavior management course to learn the basic terms and concepts of behavior management prior to taking this advanced course.
30 PDPs received after successful
completion of this course. To register for PDPs through Berkshire
Community College, please call (413) 236-2127 or email
[email protected]. VESi recommends that you check with your
school district and/or state licensing agency to verify this course offering
will meet your district and/or state requirement for salary advancement and/or
state certificate re-licensure.
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