The practicum sequence of courses is required of all Master of Science in Autism Studies students, whether they have opted for the Fieldwork or University Intensive Practicum option for accumulating supervised experience hours. In this first of a 3-course sequence, students will gain experience in applying behavioral principles and methods to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other appropriate populations. All students must have an off-site, approved placement from 10 to 30 hours per week, as determined by BACB requirements; the placement must include direct work with clients. Class time will be used to discuss treatment and analysis strategies in the context of individual cases with which the student is involved during their on-site placement.
ASPP 5610 ASPP 5620 and Co-req: ASPP 5660 Func. Analysis &Treat. of Challenging Behaviors, Matriculated status and Completion of at least 18 grad. credits in Psych./Autism Studies with a GPA of 3.0 or better.