Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

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Course Description

This research-based introductory course will provide comprehensive information  on Emotional and Behavioral disorders. The course material will provide you with information on the following: definitions, characteristics, prevalence, causes, assessment, education service placements, functional behavior assessment, ABA and Positive Behavior Supports, advocacy, and current issues in the field.

This class will benefit all educators, teachers, counselors, parents and anyone else who is interested in learning more about these disorders.
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    Course Lessons

    Lesson 1: Definition of Emotional Disturbance and Behavioral Disorders

    Many terms are used to describe emotional, behavioral or mental disorders. 21 Total Points
    • Take Survey: Reasons for Taking this Course
    • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
    • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment: What is this disability?
    • Complete: Lesson 1 Exam

    Lesson 2: Characteristics of Emotional Disturbance/Behavioral Disorders

    Children with emotional and/or behavioral problems exhibit a wide range of characteristics that differ in type as well as severity. 44 Total Points
    • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment: Characteristics
    • Complete: Lesson 2 Exam

    Lesson 3: Prevalence of Emotional Disturbance/Behavioral Disorders

    Research suggests that the identification process, as implemented, is often reactive, subjective, limited by a local lack of culturally and linguistically appropriate assessment tools, driven by institutional needs, and constrained by parental concerns ab 50 Total Points
    • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment: Identification Rates
    • Complete: Lesson 3 Exam

    Lesson 4: Causes of Emotional Disturbance/Behavioral Disorders

    Biological/genetic factors such as genetic inheritance, biochemical and neurological abnormality, or even injury to the central nervous system have been linked to serious emotional disturbance. 41 Total Points
    • Complete: Lesson 4 Exam

    Lesson 5: Assessment And Diagnosis

    A multidisciplinary group called an IEP team makes all decisions about a child's special education 35 Total Points
    • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment: Evaluation and Assessment
    • Complete: Lesson 5 Exam

    Lesson 6: Educational Placements and Services

    In general, educational environment and service decisions are often driven by the availability of resources 23 Total Points
    • Review Article: Schools For Learning Disabilities
    • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment: The Results of Placements and Services with Emotional/Behavioral disorders
    • Complete: Lesson 6 Exam

    Lesson 7: Functional Behavioral Assessment

    Identifying the underlying cause(s) of a student's behavior, however, or, more specifically, what the student "gets" or "avoids" through the behavior, can provide the IEP team with the diagnostic information necessary to develop proactive instructional st 40 Total Points
    • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment: Functional Behavioral Assessment
    • Complete: Lesson 7 Exam

    Lesson 8: Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports

    Applied Behavior Analysis is all about the rules for setting up the environment to enable our kids to learn. 52 Total Points
    • Review Article: Research and Training Center
    • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment: Effective Classroom Strategies
    • Complete: Lesson 8 Exam

    Lesson 9: Advocacy for Students with Emotional Disturbance and Behavioral Disorders

    Teachers of ED students on elementary, middle school, and high school campuses confront challenges unique to self-contained classrooms. 44 Total Points
    • Review Article: Oppositional Defiant Disorder in Children
    • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment: Improving Outcomes for students with Emotional/ Behavioral disorders
    • Complete: Lesson 9 Exam

    Lesson 10: Final Exam and Additional Resources

    Take the final exam and review additional classroom resources. 70 Total Points
    • Take Poll: What is your opinion of this course?
    • Take Survey: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
    • Complete: Final Exam
    Total Course Points

    Learning Outcomes

    By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
    • Define emotional disturbances and behavioral disorders.
    • Describe characteristics of emotional Disturbance/behavioral disorders
    • Describe the prevalence of emotional disturbance/behavioral disorders.
    • Describe causes of emotional disturbance/behavioral disorders.
    • Describe assessment and diagnosis.
    • Describe educational placements and services.
    • Describe functional behavioral assessment.
    • Describe applied behavior analysis and positive behavior supports.
    • Describe advocacy for students with emotional disturbance and behavioral disorders, and
    • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.

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    Course Title: Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
    Course Number: 32324
    Course Requirements: View Course Requirements
    Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
    Course Type: Graduate (Self-Paced, Online Class)
    CEU Value: 0.9 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
    CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
    Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
    Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
    Syllabus: View Syllabus
    Duration: Continuous: Enroll anytime!
    Course Fee: $55.00 (no CEU Certification) || with Online CEU Certification: $80.00

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