Health, Human Care and Wellness

Behavioural Science - Technician

2 years Ontario College Diploma

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Real-world experience through several field placements and seminars

Overview

Starting in Fall 2020!

Train for a career in a growing field of study. This specialized program will train you to become a behaviour analyst, skilled in the theory and technique of behaviour analysis and modification. Graduates are qualified to work in a number of settings working with individuals or groups with mental health issues, autism or other developmental disabilities or who are in need of crisis intervention.

Your Future Career

  • Individual and family services
  • Residential care or group homes
  • Public administration
  • Government
  • Correctional facilities

What You Learn (2 year)

  • Children, youth, and older persons’ mental health
  • Behavioural assessment and techniques
  • Autism and developmental disabilities
  • Acquired brain injuries
  • Crisis intervention
  • Cognitive behaviour

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

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

CMM125 Communication I
PSY200 Lifespan Development
HSP170 Evaluating Information
HSP155 Family Dynamics
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online
ABA100 Foundational Concepts of ABA

Semester 2

CMM230 Workplace Communications
MHA113 Older Persons' Mental Health
MHA123 Children & Youth Mental Health
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online
ABA110 Behavioural Assessment & Techniques I
ABA120 Autism & Developmental Disabilities (7 wks)
ABA130 Aquired Brain Injuries (7 wks)

Semester 3

MHA241 Relapse Prevention and Wellness (7weeks)
MHA234 Crisis Intervention (7weeks)
HSP105 Interviewing & Helping Skills I
MHA243 Cognitive Behavioural Techniques
ABA200 Legislation & Policy
ABA220 Professional Ethics
ABA210 Behavioural Assessment & Techniques II
ABA230 Field Placement Seminar I

Semester 4

ABA250 Field Placement
ABA240 Field Placement Seminar II
ABA260 Interventions: Acquisition & Reduction Strategies
ABA270 Community Integration
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online

Semester 5

ABA300 Forensics & Risk Assessment
ABA310 Research & Statistics
ABA320 Group Behavioural Therapy
MHA235 Basic Pharmacology for Mental Health
ABA330 Special Populations
ABA340 Field Seminar

Semester 6

ABA350 Field Placement
ABA360 Field Seminar
ABA370 Advanced Issues/Areas of Application
ABA380 Selected Topics in Behavioural Sciences (IND Study/Research Project)
ABA390 Transition to Practice

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96
2 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96

2019-2020 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
2 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69

2019-2020 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96
2 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96
3 $2720.24 $911.72 - 1051.72 - - $3771.96

2019-2020 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14196.69
2 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69
3 $12422.97 $1561.72 - 1638.72 - - $14061.69

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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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca