Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) (18 credits)

The ABA classes are taught in a six course sequence and are approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) as meeting the academic requirements necessary for sitting for the certification exam. For information about the BACB's other requirements for certification visit www.bacb.com.

Courses

Course Numbers

Credits

Basic Principles of Behavior Analysis

18:820:513

3

Introduction to Analysis and Single Case Design

18:820:512

3

Ethics for Behavior Analysts

18:820:521

3

Applications of Behavior Analytic Principles: Changing Behavior

18:820:514

3

Applications of Behavior Analytic Principles: Functional Assessment and Treatment Development

18:820:516

3

Advanced Topics in Behavior Analysis: Teaching Children with Autism And Related Disorders

18:820:517
 

3

TOTAL

 

18

 

Addiction Counselor Training (ACT) Certification Program (18 credits)

A comprehensive masters-level curriculum designed to meet the needs of the matriculated student offered by the School of Social Work and developed in partnership with the Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies.  ACT courses (housed in the School of Social Work) resulted from a workforce-development initiative, funded by New Jersey’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. The program is designed to fulfill all of the CADC educational requirements (270 hours) for NJ in a 9-month curriculum.

Courses

Course Numbers

Credits

Addictive Behaviors Across the Lifespan 

19:910:514

3

Biology of Addictive Behaviors

19:910:510

3

Addictive Behaviors I

19:910:522

3

Addictive Behaviors II

19:910:597

3

Case Management in Addictions Practice

19:910:598

3

Professional Development and Responsibility in Addictions Practice

19:910:599

3

TOTAL

 

18

 

Certificate in Alcohol Studies (15 credits)

*Note: These courses do not fulfill CADC educational requirements.

Courses

Course Number

Credits

Foundations in Alcohol Studies: Biology, Psychology & Sociology Provides a review of the essential information about alcohol’s acute and chronic effects on biology and behavior and the sociology of its use and misuse.

18:821:680

3

Independent Study of Alcohol-Related Issues

Opportunity to pursue an area of interest concerning alcohol use and misuse under the supervision and guidance of a faculty member.

18:821:679

3,3

Practicum: Clinical Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders

Prerequisite: Previous experience in direct patient care. Required for students in degree programs that provide specific training in counseling or psychotherapy, such as clinical psychology (Ph.D. or Psy.D.), counseling psychology, social work, or psychiatric nursing.

18:821:681

3,3

TOTAL

 

15

 

Other Electives (18 credits)

Any concentration course can be taken as an elective.  Examples of Electives:

Courses

Course Number

Credits

Diversity & Racial Identity

820:575

3

Trauma

821:605

3

Pediatric Behavioral Medicine

826:544

3

Behavioral Medicine

821:631

3

Community Psychology

820:593

3

Planned Electives (not yet available)

 

 

Health Psychology

18:844:512

3

Cognitive Behavioral Theories

18:844:513

3

Theories of Psychotherapy

18:844:514

3

Contemporary Psychodynamic Theories

18:844:515

3

Total number of credits in the degree program= 42 credits