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2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PSY 520 - Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis

Credits 3
Requirements: Pre-reqs: Graduate Status, Department Permission, and PSY 509Seminar
Behavior change strategies based on principles discovered in the experimental analysis of behavior and replicated in the field of applied behavior analysis will be covered. Specific strategies for accelerating and decelerating various behaviors will be discussed, along with the theoretical underpinnings of each procedure. Issues of generalization of behavior change will be explored as they relate to the ethical use of treatment methodologies. Research strategies will be included. Part of the educational qualifications required to sit for the behavior analysis certification examination.