ASD099 - Problematic Behaviours

Outline info
Semester
School
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Subject Title
Problematic Behaviours

Subject Description
Students learn the inappropriate behaviours adolescents/adults with ASD exhibit and strategies/methods used to decrease specific behaviours. Coping strategies to decrease depression and anxiety are discussed. Health concerns will be addressed. Topics include: problematic behaviours- creating disturbances, property destruction & coping strategies - relaxation techniques.

Credit Status
One credit toward Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Recognition of Achievement Certificate Adolescence and Adults Stream.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Explain problematic behaviours associated with adolescents/adults with ASD.

2. Discuss health concerns i.e. anxiety and depression.

3. Provide techniques to decrease depression and anxiety.

4. Identify aggression, creating disturbances and strategies to decrease these behaviours.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None.

Topic Outline

    Anxiety & depression

    Coping strategies

    Relaxation techniques

    Health concerns

    Problematic behaviours – aggression, creating disturbances & property destruction

Mode of Instruction
This workshop will be delivered via lecture, small and large group discussions, class exercises and readings.

Prescribed Texts
Handouts

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXCExcellent
SATSatisfactory
UNSATUnsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
An assignment to be handed in within a week of attending the workshop will be given out to receive a SAT or UNSAT grade.         

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