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Honours Bachelor of Behavioural Psychology

Program Learning Outcomes

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Design interventions and strategies based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis to assess strengths, increase adaptive behaviours, develop new skills and decrease maladaptive behaviours.
  • Evaluate client case information and theory to make collaborative interventions and recommendations for short and long term planning and care.
  • Analyze social structures and processes to support socially significant behaviour change.
  • Apply legislation, policy and procedures in the local, provincial and national context to inform practice.
  • Utilize evidence-based practice to inform decision making.
  • Critique roles, approaches and diverse perspectives required to participate on a multidisciplinary team.
  • Interpret information to communicate to a variety of audiences for collaborative intervention, promotional and educational purposes.
  • Adhere to relevant code of conduct and professional standards in the practice of Behavioural Psychology.
  • Utilize a variety of objective observation techniques, assessment tools and research strategies for the purpose of intervention, evaluation and research.
  • Apply principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis in context of the Biopsychosocial model to support optimal outcomes.
  • Conduct applied research to deliver services to a variety of clients.