This course focuses on the acquisition of knowledge and skills in understanding and supporting students with trauma and challenging behaviours in the K-12 classroom. Learners will explore topics such as the neurology of challenging behaviour, how trauma impacts behaviour, the challenging behaviours of students who have complex diverse needs, and various internal and external behaviour disorders. The practical skills of strategies, observing and documenting are emphasized throughout the course. The content of this course is specific to developing the core competencies required of Education Assistants and Aboriginal Education Support Workers in the K-12 school setting.
Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: Successful completion of all fall semester and winter semester courses and have successfully completed or be currently enrolled in all spring semester courses. Corequisites: EAP107 or AESW201 Delivery Method: Online Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course%20Outlines/EAP151.pdf