Understanding and Changing Human Behaviour
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
This subject introduces students to an evidence-based framework for understanding the functions of human behaviour. This subject will focus on teaching students the techniques used to conduct a systematic analysis of behaviour that limits human performance. Students will also learn about the specific strategies that can be used to create meaningful and long-term change in human behaviour.Learning Objectives1. To apply and evaluate the basic steps for analysing human behaviour and its maintaining variables.2. To develop effective expressive, receptive and written communication skills as these apply to the Counselling and Behviour Management environments.3. To design and implement an individaulised behavioural intervention to improve one specific behavioural concern.4. To construct A-B-C data-collection tools to monitor changes in behaviour and to use these data to judge the extent of behaviour change.5. To identify and explain the ethical issues significant to working with clients to alter their patterns of behaviour.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.