Behavior Counseling

This is an excellent program for clinicians who wish to learn more about evidenced based practices in the treatement of children and adults. This program focuses on psychological treatment and prevention of offenders. Treatment approaches to children and adults based on the principles of environmental arrangement, operant and respondent conditioning.

Please note the new course listings and their previous names in parenthesis.

Core courses (four required, as specified under Degree Requirements)

Specialized area courses (select any four listed below)
CRJ 618
Therapeutic Strategies in Criminal Justice (SOC 4255)
CRJ 617 Mental Health and the Law (SOC 4205)
CRJ 615 Youth Cultures and Deviance (SOC 4435)
CRJ 616 Juvenile Justice and Deliquency (SOC 4245)
CRJ 619 Foundations of Addictions for Criminal Justice Professionals (SOC 4805)
CRJ 620 Evidence-Based Practices in Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Treatment (SOC 4675)
CRJ 621 Co-Occuring Disorders
HED 575 Stress and Crisis Management (HED 4855)
HED 563 Behavioral Health of Children and Youth (HED 4865)
HED 572 Concepts of Mental Health (HED 4785)

Behavior Analysis
CRJ 622
Basic Principles of Behavior Analysis in Criminal Justice (SOC 4605)
CRJ 623 Applied Behavior Analysis for Criminal Justice Personnel (SOC 4615)
CRJ 624 Behavior Analysis: Consultation for Criminal Justice Personnel (SOC 4625)
CRJ 625 Behavioral Development for Criminal Justice Personnel (SOC 4635)
CRJ 626 Clinical Behavior Analysis for Criminal Justice Personnel (SOC 4645)

The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) has approved courses CRJ 622 through CRJ 626 as meeting the coursework requirement for taking the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination.  Applicants for the BCBA are also required to complete an experiential component to quality for certification.  The BACB has approved CRJ 790, 791, and 792 as meeting the University Approved Intensive Practicum experiential component.

Electives (two required)
Selected from any Criminal Justice course.

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