Behavior Paraeducator Foundation Course

This program will prepare para educators  with a strong basic foundation in the basic concepts and principles of applied behavior analysis within the context of Positive Behavior Supports and Person Centered approaches. This course is intended for workforce development to address an immediate broad service need within the education sector for qualified and well trained staff. This course provides the foundation for the next steps in advanced education and training in Applied Behavior Analysis. Four hours of this program are focused on Ethics and Professional Behavior. Although there is specific focus on Autism, all of the strategies, data collection, and positive behavior supports can be applied to all students within the special education and general education sectors. This program is also recommended for para educators supporting students with challenging behaviors.