Health, Human Care and Wellness

Behavioural Science - Technology

3 years Ontario College Advanced Diploma

2 years Ontario College Diploma

Real-world experience through several field placements and seminars

Overview

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 (3 year)

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

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

One of Grade 11 or Grade 12 Chemistry, Biology or Science at the C, U or M level (excluding Environmental Science and Earth and Space Science)

Semester 1

CMM 125 Communication I
PSY200 Lifespan Development
MHA123 Children & Youth Mental Health
HSP155 Family Dynamics
GENED Gen Ed Elective - Online
ABAXXX FOUNDATIONAL CONCEPTS OF ABA

Semester 2

CMM230 Workplace Communications
MHA113 Older Persons' Mental Health
HSP170 Evaluating Information
ABAXXX BEHAVIOURAL ASSESSMENT & TECHNIQUES I
ABAXXX AUTISM & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES (7 WKS)
ABAXXX AQUIRED BRAIN INJURIES (7WKS)

Semester 3

MHA241 Relapse Prevention and Wellness (7weeks)
MHA234 Crisis Intervention (7weeks)
HSP105 Interviewing & Helping Skills I
MHA243 Cognitive Behavioural Techniques
ABAXXX LEGISLATION & POLICY
ABAXXX ETHICS
ABAXXX BEHAVIOURAL ASSESSMENT & THECHNIQUES II
XXX FIELD PLACEMENT SEMINAR I

Semester 4

XXX FIELD PLACEMENT
XXX FIELD PLACEMENT SEMINAR II
ABAXXX INTERVENTIONS: ACQUISITION & REDUCTION STRATEGIES
ABAXXX COMMUNITY INTEGRATION
GENED General Education Elective

Semester 5

ABAXXX FORENSICS & RISK ASSESSMENT
ABAXXX RESEARCH & STATISTICS
ABAXXX GROUP BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY
MHA235 BASIC PHARMACOLOGY FOR MENTAL HEALTH
ABAXXX SPECIAL POPULATIONS
ABAXXX FIELD SEMINAR

Semester 6

ABAXXX FIELD PLACEMENT
ABAXXX ADVANCED ISSUES/AREAS OF APPLICATION
ABAXXX SELECTED TOPICS IN BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCES (IND STUDY/RESEARCH PROJECT)
ABAXXX TRANSITION TO PRACTICE