PSY 261 - The Psychology of Learning and Behavior Disorders | Course Descriptions | Monroe Community College
PSY 261 - The Psychology of Learning and Behavior Disorders

This course introduces students to the field of learning and behavior disorders. It is designed for those interested in recognizing and understanding learning disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity, conduct disorders, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, emotional disorders, and physical impairments that impact learning. The course will cover biological and psychosocial risk factors, current theoretical approaches to the development of disorders, and education and intervention strategies. Successful completion of the course’s autism unit provides State Education Department certification in Training in the Needs of Students with Autism. Three class hours.

3 Credits

Prerequisite: PSY 101 or permission of instructor.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

Use links below to see if this course is offered:
Fall Semester 2016
Summer Session 2016

Contact Information

Brighton Campus
Building 5, Room 414
M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
(585) 292-2025