Online Autism Outreach Training
Are you a Behaviour Interventionist working with a child who has autism and living in a rural or remote area of B.C.? Are you looking to expand your knowledge and upgrade your skills?
If so, the Online Autism Outreach Training program, created in partnership with the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), is for you.
The training consists of two credit courses which are part of the Behaviour Intervention Certificate.
In Teaching and Learning: Foundations (CCSD 1150), you will learn Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) methodology and how to use it in your work.
The Behaviour Intervention Lab (BHIN 1340) is a seminar-based course that will give you the opportunity to refine your skills and reflect on your behaviour intervention practice. Instructors are Board Certified Behaviour Analysts who are highly experienced in working with children who have autism.
All coursework is done online, so you don’t need to relocate or travel to take advantage of this opportunity. Plus, you'll have the advantage of participating in real time video seminars with your fellow studets and instructors every other week.
Since this initiative is funded by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), there are significant cost reductions for students. This year's student fees are $203.75 plus a textbook (approximate cost of $65), which saves you more than $600.
There will be two MCFD-sponsored offerings:
- September - December 2013
- January - April 2014
Early registration preference will be given for Fall 2013 applicants. Please indicate on your (attached) application form which offering you prefer.
With the Online Autism Outreach Training program, you can start working toward a formal credential and your career supporting people with disabilities. The two courses can be applied toward a Behaviour Intervention Certificate and/or a Classroom and Community Support Diploma-BI Specialty from Douglas College and other related post-secondary programs.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please download the forms from the links below, complete the Admission Criteria and Application forms, and at your earliest convienence, email or mail them to Wendy Sashikata at email@example.com or Wendy Sashikata, CFCS, PO Box 2503, New Westminster, BC V3L 5B2.
Applications for the Fall session must be received by Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, with courses beginning in mid-September. Applications for the Winter 2013 session must be received by Friday, Nov. 1, 2013.
Please note: Online application is not available for this program. Also, payment is not required at the time of your application. More information will be provided once your application has been processed.
Application Form (PDF)