Non-Degree / Dates: 13-17 July 2020

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is most well known in terms of autism intervention. However, ABA is applied in many other fields such as behavioral medicine, Organizational Behavior Management, safety and risk mediation, sports training, sleep problems, self-management, etc.

The goal of the curriculum is to provide participants with a basic introduction to the field of ABA, how is it used today, why is it so well known in relation to autism and in what other areas of social life does using ABA derived intervention strategies and methodology provide meaningful change. The course will cover the basic behavior analytic principles and provide students with the opportunity to disseminate behavior analytic research as it applies to Organizational Behavior Management, behavioral intervention for autism, health and safety, etc.

Teacher(s)

Kyle Mokma is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He is a licensed and practicing psychologist and provides educational/training services across a wide range or fields including early intervention therapy, university curriculum development & instruction, and industrial organisational psychology. He leads a team of Registered behavior technicians providing early intervention therapy utilizing the principals and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis. He is the executive director of the Estonian Association for Behavior Analysis and advocates for the digitisation of data collection via the use of technology and cloud based data collections systems. He also provides two courses in Applied Behaviour Analysis in the School of Educational Sciences of Tallinn University for special education study program students.

Timetable

The course will have 6 contact hours from Monday to Friday. The detailed outline for the course will be finalized in 2020.

Participants

Up to 30 participants with an interest in the topic of ABA. Participants need to be proficient in English at minimum B2 level.

Credit points

Students who are present the whole course period and successfully complete their assignments to the teacher by the date to be determine will be granted 2 ECTS. More information about the assignments will be finalized in 2020.

Course fee

Early-Bird Course Fee (until March 31, 2020)300€
Regular Course Fee (after March 31, 2020)350€

Accommodation and meals are not included in the price.