Behavioural Science - Technology

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Real-world experience through multiple work placements in clinical settings

Overview

Upcoming Intake: Fall 2022, 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.

In the third year, learn about applications related to research in the field of Applied Behavioural Analysis. Learn to write and examine a research topic of interest through individual research and complete a second placement in a clinical setting. Gain knowledge about working with special populations as well as working with more high-risk behaviours.

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 (3 year)

  • Forensics and risk assessment
  • Research and statistics
  • Behavioural group therapy

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

CMM125 Communication I
PSY200 Lifespan Development
HSP170 Evaluating Information
HSP155 Family Dynamics
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online (BST Sem 1)
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 (BST Sem 2)
ABA105 Behavioural Assessment & Techniques I
ABA110 Autism & Developmental Disabilities (7 wks)
ABA115 Aquired Brain Injuries (7 wks)

Semester 3

ABA230 Interventions: Acquisition & Reduction Strategies (swap)
HSP105 Interviewing & Helping Skills I
ABA 201 Cognitive Behavioural Techniques and new therapeutic approaches
ABA200 Legislation & Policy (14 weeks )
ABA205 Professional Ethics
ABA210 Behavioural Assessment & Techniques II
ABA 216 Interventions: Verbal Behaviour & Skill Building (14 weeks)

Semester 4

ABA220 Field Placement I
ABA225 Field Placement Seminar I
ABA 240 Crisis Prevention and Intervention
ABA235 Community Integration
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online (BST Sem 4)

Semester 5

ABA300 Forensics & Risk Assessment
ABA305 Research & Statistics
ABA310 Group Behavioural Therapy
MHA235 Basic Pharmacology for Mental Health
ABA315 Special Populations
ABA320 Field Placement Prep II

Semester 6

ABA325 Field Placement II
ABA330 Field Placement Seminar II
ABA335 Advanced Issues
ABA340 Study/Research Project
ABA345 Transition to Practice

2022-23 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1292.12 - - $4012.36
2 $2720.24 $1142.12 $100 - $3962.36
3 $2720.24 $1142.12 - - $3862.36

2022-23 3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $14102.08 $1872.12 - - $15974.2
2 $14102.08 $1722.12 $100 - $15924.2
3 $14102.08 $1722.12 - - $15824.2

2022-23 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1292.12 - - $4012.36
2 $2720.24 $1142.12 $100 - $3962.36

2022-23 2 years Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $14102.08 $1872.12 - - $15974.2
2 $14102.08 $1722.12 $100 - $15924.2

Clinical Placement Documentation

Canadore College has partnered with Synergy Gateway to collect and verify documentation needed for your clinical placements. Click here to find out more information.


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 Advanced Diploma

Ontario College 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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