SCH PS515 - Organizational Behavior Management

(Credits: 2)

This course will provide students with a basic introduction to Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) and supervision skills based in applied behavior analysis. The course will focus on the analysis of staff performance (pinpointing staff behavior, selecting a measurement system, contingency analysis) and antecedent and consequent interventions to improve staff performance. Supervision skills related to feedback, monitoring and maintaining staff performance will be also be a course focus. Students will gain experience applying course material through a semester long performance management project. The course will also review OBM literature from human services, safety and business and discuss The Code of Ethics for Behavioral Organizations.