CEU Event: Living & Learning with Animals: A Super Short Course in the Science & Practice of Behavior Change -

When: Ongoing
Where: Online


CPDT-KSA Knowledge: 2.00
CPDT-KSA Skills: 0.00

* Courses approved for CBCC-KA CEUs may be applied to a CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA recertification. Courses approved for CPDT-KA or CPDT-KSA may not be applied to a CBCC-KA recertification.

PLEASE NOTE: CPDT-KA can earn a MAXIMUM of 12 CPDT-KSA Skills CEUS within their 3 year certification period.


Course Learning Objectives: Part 2 1. Behavior-change Procedures a. Key questions for solving behavior problems b. The replacement behavior/new skills model 2. Antecedent strategies a. Setting events b. Motivation operations c. Discriminative stimuli 3. Consequence strategies a. Increasing behavior i. Positive/negative reinforcement ii. Factor affecting reinforcement effectiveness iii. Individuality iv. Establishing new reinforcers v. Types of reinforcers vi. Primary vs secondary reinforcers vii. Schedule effects viii. Shaping ix. Targeting b. Decreasing behavior i. Problems with punishment ii. Alternatives to punishment iii. Differential reinforcement strategies iv. Time out v. Extinction vi. Withhold and behavioral momentum 4. Science on Power 5. Wrap up – control conditions to change behavior

Speaker(s):**Dr. Susan Friedman

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