Courses Currently Available

Positive Parenting and Applied Behavior Analysis

This course is designed for individuals who want to improve their relationship with children, or who are responsible for helping others do so. Participants will learn to improve a child's behaviors through positive attention and antecedent interventions, and how to preclude negative interactions.

  • Must have access to child or children
  • Read chapters from Dr. Glenn Latham's Power of Positive Parenting
  • Watch videos, read written scenarios, answer multiple choice questions
  • Complete application activities and receive individualized feedback
  • Course offered fall, spring, and summer semesters

Registration: Contact Laura Ramsey for details.

Writing Solutions for Behavior Analysts

Enhance confidence in your writing! This course is a totally functional approach to the structure and mechanics of writing: It is learning to write by reason rather than by rules. Perfect for students writing a thesis or dissertation, learning English as a second language, producing behavior analysis programs, and publishing articles.

The course instructor: Marilyn Gilbert, has a long history in the field of behavior analysis, beginning as editor of Schedules of Reinforcement, by Charles Ferster and B.F. Skinner. She helped Ferster start JEAB and was its first associate editor. Later, she edited Human Competence, by Thomas F. Gilbert, and worked with Tom on performance-improvement projects.

  • Cost $900, 3 SCH or 45 contact hours
  • Course offered fall, spring, and summer semesters

UNT students: Register for BEHV5900 Writing Solutions at your scheduled time.

Non-UNT students taking for Professional Development: Email Laura Ramsey to take this course.