Behavioral Support Techniques


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: Behavior Management: From Theoretical Implications to Practical Applications, 3rd Edition Nelson Publishing 2018

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will focus on observable behaviours and the environmental factors that affect their expression. Student will look at what demystifies stereotypical beliefs and misconceptions regarding the use of reinforcement, punishment, and self-control and learn techniques based on a sound theoretical and empirical foundation.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Part 1: Introduction to Behaviour Management

Part 2: Impediments to Managing Behaviour

Part 3: Theories of Behaviour 

Part 4: Basic Principles of Behaviour

Part 5: Counting and Recording Behaviour

Part 6: Graphing Behaviour

Part 7: Functional Assessment of Behaviour Problems

Part 8: Preventative Approaches

Part 9: Reinforcement Techniques for Increasing Behaviour

Part 10: Differential Reinforcement for Decreasing Behaviour

Part 11: Punishment

Part 12: Teaching Self-Management

Part 13: Cognitive-Behaviour Modification

Part 14: Promoting Generalization

Skill Competencies: Demonstrate advocating support of health and well-being of people with developmental disabilities.

Knowledge Competencies: Recognize and indicate how to support health and well-being of people with developmental disabilities.