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Course Announcement: Educating Students with Severe Problem Behaviors

SPLED 570, instructed by Thomas Farmer, will examine critical issues in the education of students who have frequent, intensive, and chronic behavior problems in the classroom.

SPLED 570: Educating Students with Severe Problem Behaviors 

farmer.jpgThe purpose of this course is to examine critical issues in the education of students who have frequent, intensive, and chronic behavior problems in the classroom. The focus will include students with a range of disabilities (i.e., intellectual disabilities, severe and multiple disabilities, autism) as well as students identified with emotional and behavioral disorders. Issues pertaining to the development and prevention of emotional and behavioral problems will be addressed, as will the mental health and related service needs of youth who have severe disorders. An emphasis will be placed on the foundations of comprehensive individualized interventions as well as the delivery of services to support students with behavior problems in a broad range of settings. Key topics pertaining to students with behavior problems will also be covered including school-wide positive behavior support programs, school violence, school dropout, transition to adulthood services, and post-secondary outcomes.

 

Schedule Number: 499921
Section: 001
Semester: Fall 2010
Credits: 3
Time: T 4:40 - 07:30P
105 Chambers
Instructor:Tom Farmer