Fanshawe College

Autism and Behavioural Science - AUT1

Graduate Certificate

Fanshawe’s Autism and Behavioural Science online program is about learning skills to teach skills and decrease challenging behaviours for persons with autism and other disabilities. Students will learn foundational theories of practice in their first five courses followed by four additional courses in application of theories. You will gain knowledge on the theory of applied behaviour analysis and specifically how to support those with autism and other developmental disabilities. Students will learn to deliver support across all age sectors (children, youth, and adults). Graduates will be ready to begin careers with your advanced knowledge of autism and awareness of effective intervention techniques from academic study and two field placements. You will be in high demand across the autism sector or, take your experience to new, ever-expanding fields within behaviour analysis.
This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program develops advanced knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and awareness of effective intervention techniques via two field placements and academic study. Graduates have highly specialized areas of knowledge in ASD and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to design and implement behaviour strategies, understand evidence-based treatments for individuals with ASD, collect and analyze data, and work with and train families on implementing behavioural strategies.Flexible learning optionsThis program is offered in two additional formats. The Autism and Behavioural Science (Online) format is designed for working professionals who need a more flexible schedule that allows the opportunity to complete the graduate certificate in under a year while still working. This program is also offered as a part-time offering. View the part-time sequence for this program.

Program Duration:
30 weeks
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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