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HSBB 2503 - Understanding and Managing Behavior

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Individuals with developmental disabilities have many strengths and abilities, but can at times exhibit challenging, problematic, or unfamiliar behaviors. Working with this clientele requires an understanding of the common triggers and meaning of challenging behaviors, and the skill set needed to manage them. To be an effective facilitator, it is critical that behavior is under control before you begin to teach or conduct a program.Understanding and Managing Behavior course focuses on understanding, managing and preventing problem behaviors.

Participants will learn
• What behavior is, and why problematic behavior occurs
• Types of problematic behavior and how to manage them
• Communication techniques for uncertain situations
• Techniques for prevention of disruptive behavior

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Please note that there are no refunds for open entry courses.

Textbooks and Materials

All materials are supplied within the online course.


Tricia Griffin