Behavioural Science - Technician

2 years Ontario College Diploma

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Real-world experience through multiple work placements in clinical settings.

Overview

Upcoming Intake: Fall 2021, College Drive – North Bay


Train for a career in this growing field. This specialized program will train you to work with children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other developmental disabilities, or  acquired brain injuries. Train to assess, analyze and change human behaviour through applied behaviour analysis techniques. Graduates are qualified to work in diverse situations within community, clinical, school, residential and hospital settings.

Your Future Career

  • Individual and family services
  • Residential care or group homes
  • Treatment and rehabilitation centres and hospitals
  • Correctional facilities
  • Autism and developmental services

What You Learn (2 year)

  • Behaviour analysis theory and techniques
  • Functional behavioural assessment
  • Autism and developmental disabilities
  • Acquired brain injuries
  • Crisis intervention
  • Cognitive and verbal behaviour

One (1) of the following sciences: Biology: Gr 11 or 12 (C) or (U), (SBI 3C, SBI 3U, SBI 4U); Chemistry: Gr 11 or 12 (C) or (U), (SCH 3U, SCH 4U, SCH 4C); Physics: Gr 11 or 12 (C) or (U), (SPH 3U, SPH 4U, SPH 4C)

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U, Gr 11 or 12 Science (C or U), Gr 11 Math (C, U or M)

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

CMM 125 Communication I
PSY 200 Lifespan Development
HSP 170 Evaluating Information
HSP 155 Family Dynamics
GENED General Education Elective - Online (BST Sem 1)
ABA 100 Foundatinal Concepts of ABA

Semester 2

CMM 230 Workplace Communications
MHA 113 Older Persons' Mental Health
MHA 123 Children & Youth Mental Health
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online (BST Sem 2)
ABA 105 Behavioural Assessment & Techniques I
ABA 110 Autism & Developmental Disabilities (7 wks)
ABA 115 Aquired Brain Injuries (7 wks)

Semester 3

MHA 241 Relapse Prevention and Wellness (7weeks)
ABA 230 Interventions: Acquisition & Reduction Strategies
HSP 105 Interviewing & Helping Skills I
ABA 201 Cognitive Behavioural Techniques and new therapeutic approaches
ABA 200 Legislation & Policy (1st 7 weeks(
ABA 205 Professional Ethics
ABA 210 Behavioural Assessment & Techniques II
ABA 216 Interventions: Verbal Behaviour & Skill Building (2nd 7 weeks)

Semester 4

ABA 220 Field Placement I
ABA 225 Field Placement Seminar I
ABA 240 Crisis Prevention and Intervention
ABA 235 Community Integration
GENED General Education Elective - Online (BST Sem 4)

Semester 5

ABA 300 Forensics & Risk Assessment
ABA 305 Research & Statistics
ABA 310 Group Behavioural Therapy
MHA 235 Basic Pharmacology for Mental Health
ABA 315 Special Populations
ABA 320 Field Placement Prep II

Semester 6

ABA 325 Field Placement II
ABA 330 Field Placement Seminar II
ABA 335 Advanced Issues
ABA 340 Study/Research Project
ABA 345 Transition to Practice

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2021-2022 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $908 - - $3628.24
2 $2720.24 $758 - - $3478.24

2021-2022 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $13179.52 $1488 - - $14667.52
2 $13179.52 $1338 - - $14517.52

2021-2022 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $908 - - $3628.24
2 $2720.24 $758 - - $3478.24
3 $2720.24 $758 - - $3478.24

2021-2022 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $13179.52 $1488 - - $14667.52
2 $13179.52 $1338 - - $14517.52
3 $13179.52 $13380 - - $26559.52

Check out the Campus Bookstore to not only purchase your textbooks but also view your book list before the semester starts. 


Canadore College will implement Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in Fall 2020 to enhance students’ learning experience in and out of the classroom and to ensure student flexibility in learning. To learn more about BYOD and to find out what is required for your program, please visit https://www.canadorecollege.ca/BYOD

Ontario College Diploma

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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