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Course Number:
ECE 171A
Course Title:
Infant Toddler Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support
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Course Description

Explores Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) system for infants and toddlers. Covers the identification of behavioral practices, instructional strategies, and intervention strategies for individual infants and toddlers. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between Positive Behavioral Intervention Support and discipline methods for infants and toddlers.
  • Identify the steps of the Positive Behavioral Intervention Support process.
  • Define purposes of challenging behavior and describe approaches that may be used to determine the meaning of challenging behavior in infants and toddlers.
  • Describe strategies that may be used to prevent challenging behavior.
  • Identify alternatives to replace challenging behavior.
  • Identify how to respond to challenging behavior in ways that do not reinforce it.

Course Activities and Design

•    Individual reading assignment
•    Small and large group  discussions
•    Lecture wrapper (students are asked to identify three important concepts from lecture)
•    Collaborative groups
•    Lecture or mini lecture
•    Videos

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Describe how Positive Behavior Support has impacted the students' understanding of challenging behaviors.