Feb 07, 2023  
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABA 555 - Intensive Practicum/Seminar I

Students will gain practical experience in the design and implementation of skill acquisition and behavior reduction programs with children diagnosed on the Autism Spectrum, consistent with the Fourth Edition of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board’s Task List.  All students will work at a school to meet a minimum of 375 hours over a 15 week semester, attend and complete agency orientation, meet agency guidelines for volunteers and/or employees, and will be supervised by employees of the school who serve as Adjunct faculty within the Institute for Behavioral Services (IBS) of Endicott College as well as a member of the IBS faculty.  Students will meet one-to-one with their supervisor for a minimum of one hour, twice per week and in a two-hour group supervision meeting once per week.  Additionally, the student and partner school supervisor will meet with a designated member of the IBS faculty three times during each semester to review the student’s progress.  The student will complete a portfolio to document completion of all required practicum experiences.   

(Cr: 3