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SPED 422. Emotional/Behavioral Disorders Methods

Credits: 3
Department: Special Education
Description: Intervention approaches for the management of elementary and secondary age students with emotional/behavioral disorders.
Corequisites: SPED 470, SPED 471, SPED 490
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Course Meeting Dates: January 26; February 9, 23; March 23; April 13, 27.

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Utilize principles of universal design for learning in order to meet student needs across disability areas and across settings and provide access to grade-level content standards.
2. Design, implement, monitor, and adjust goals and objectives to address the individual strengths and needs of students with emotional or behavioral disorders.
3. Select and apply evidence-based instructional practices, for academic instruction, social skills instruction, affective education, and behavior management for students with emotional/behavioral disorders and diverse needs within a common instructional setting.
4. Apply strategies to increase problem solving skills, study skills, organizational skills, coping skills, social skills, self-advocacy, self-assessment, self-awareness, self-management, self-control, self-reliance, self-esteem, and other cognitive strategies to ensure individual success in one-to-one, small-group, and large-group settings.
5. Cultivate professional relationships that encourage peer observation, coaching, and systems for giving and receiving feedback from colleagues to enhance student instruction and program outcomes.

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