Behaviour Disorders

This concentration is appropriate for students with a special interest in supporting students at risk for or with behavioural disorders such as conduct disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, etc.

View the standard program prerequisites and additional information.

Required Courses (18 credits)
EPSE 437 (3) Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Behaviour Disorders
EPSE 512 (3) Critical Issues in Special Education
EPSE 515A (3) Building Supportive School and Community Environments to Prevent Problem Behaviour
EPSE 574 (3) Principles of Behaviour Analysis
EPSE 576 (3) Assessment and Positive Behaviour Support in School and Community Settings
EPSE 577 (3) Seminar in Assessment and Positive Behaviour Support (EPSE 576 is a prerequisite)
Choose 3 credits of ECPS coursework from outside the SPED area

List of approved ECPS Courses

Choose 6 additional credits of SPED electives at the 400-level or above.
Students must take the following course after completing the required and elective courses.
EPSE 590 (3) Graduating Seminar……………………………………………………………………………………….


NOTE:  This concentration is appropriate for students who wish to complete the coursework required for the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) credential.  Courses in addition to those for the basic M.Ed. degree are required; click here for information about this option.

Contact the graduate program support for application or course registration information.

For more information about the concentration, contact Dr. Joseph Lucyshyn.