Diploma in Classroom and Community Support - Behaviour Intervention

Curriculum Guideline

Effective Date:
Program Code
Applied Community Studies
Disability & Community Studies
Credential Type
Transcript Title
CCS Diploma-Behav Intervention
Date of First Offering
Start Term
End Term
Diploma in Classroom and Community Support - Behaviour Intervention
Length of Program
Four semesters
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 60 credits
  • 25% of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College for students using transfer credit from other institutions, and/or have successfully challenged courses through PLAR
  • Students are required to submit a copy of a current First Aid with CPR Certificate. The course may be Standard or Emergency First Aid, with the training consisting of a minimum of 8 hours. The CPR must include training for both adult and child

* It is recommended that diploma students complete their English Language exit requirement in their first semester, or before the start of their third semester.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
Year 1
CCSD 1121 Personal and Professional Development 1.50
CFCS 1130 Change and Development: Lifespan 3.00
CCSD 1140 Introduction to Practice 3.00
CCSD 1150 Teaching and Learning: Foundations 3.00
CCSD 1170 Exploring Exceptionalities 1.50
CCSD 1220 Working with Others 3.00
CCSD 1250 Teaching and Learning: Adaptations and Modifications 3.00
CCSD 1260 Alternative and Augmentative Communication 3.00
CCSD 1270 Perspectives on Disability 1.50
CCSD 1240** Practicum I 4.50
Total Credits   27.00
Year 2
CCSD 2230 Support Across the Lifespan 3.00
CCSD 2334 Supporting Families 1.50
CCSD 2335 Person-Centered Thinking and Accountability 1.50
CCSD 2350 Teaching and Learning: Positive Behaviour Supports 3.00
CCSD 2370 Personal Assistance 1.50
CCSD 2340** Practicum II 4.50
CCSD 2431 Contemporary Practice in Adult Supports 3.00
CCSD 2420 Personal and Professional Leadership 3.00
BHIN 1240** Behaviour Intervention practicum 3.00
CCSD 2480 Community Building 3.00
DACS 3430 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Across the Lifespan 3.00
Total Credits   30.00
* Select one course from the following 4 options:
CMNS 1110 Workplace Writing for Child, Family and Community Studies 3.00
CMNS 1115 Practical Writing 3.00
ENGL 1130 Academic Writing 3.00
UT English Course Any UT English course with a grade of C- 3.00
Total Credits for Credential 60.00

** CCSD 1240, CCSD 2340 and BHIN 1240 may be taken up to a maximum of two times.