Curriculum Guideline

Behaviour Intervention

Effective Date:
Program Code
CNBHVI
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Applied Community Studies
Department
Disability & Community Studies
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
Behavior Intervention Cert
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201620
End Term
201820
Institutional Unit
Behaviour Intervention
Credential
Certificate in Behaviour Intervention
Length of Program
One year
Credits
15.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements.
  • Evidence of completion of at least 60 hours of supervised work (paid or volunteer) in a department-related setting. Applicants will be mailed a Verification of Volunteer/Work Experience form after they have applied to the program. Forms are to be completed by the applicant's direct supervisor.
  • Two additional professional reference letters attesting to the applicant's suitability to the program.
  • A current resume.
  • A letter of intent from the applicant, stating the reasons for choosing the program, long-term and short-term goals, and the applicant's related strengths and limitations.
  • A personal interview may be required. If an interview is required, it will occur after April 1 and the applicant will be notified
  • A completed medical suitability form.
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 15 credits
  • 25% (4 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College *
  • A current Standard First Aid with CPR certificate (minimum of eight hours) is required to be eligible for graduation

* Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

Semester I

CCSD 1140

Introduction to Practice

3

CCSD 1150

Teaching and Learning Foundations

3

Semester II

BHIN 1230

The Young Child with Autism

1.5

CCSD 2334

Supporting Families

1.5

Semester III

BHIN 1256

Supporting Positive Behaviour and Communication

3

Select one course from the following two options:

BHIN 1240**

Behaviour Intervention Practicum

3

BHIN 1340**

Behavioural Intervention Lab

3

Total Credits

 

15

** BHIN 1240 (or BHIN 1340) may be taken up to a maximum of two times.