International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) Certificate Courses

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International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES) Certificate Courses

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IBCCES Course Outline

CURRICULUM

  • Year 1

    • Introduction to Special Education and Teaching Exceptional Children

    • Psychological Foundations of Education, Student Health and Safety

    • Collaboration and Inclusive Schooling/Differentiation

    • Educational Application of Computers

  • Year 2

    • Life-Skills Education and Transitions

    • Assessment and Curriculum for Students with Disabilities

    • Classroom Behaviour Management

    • Establishing and Maintaining an Effective Classroom Ecology

  • Year 3

    • Theories and Methods for Teaching Literacy (Reading and Writing)

    •  Theories and Methods for Teaching Math (Reasoning and Computation)

    • Developing Content Specific Strategies for Teaching Single Subjects

    • Internship and Project

IBCCES' Ten Areas of Competency:

1.       Autism Overview

  • Types of ASD, Signs and Symptoms, Characteristics, Red Flags
  • Diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder
  • Recognition of individual strengths in an individual with autism
  • Treatment strategies for individuals with autism

2.       Behavior Competency

  • Understand factors that influence behavior
  • Positive behavior supports and intervention
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy

3.       Communication Competency

  • Understand strategies that increase communication
  • Expressive and receptive communication skills and support
  • Pragmatic skill development and support
  • Articulation and apraxia intervention and support
  • Non-verbal communication strategies and support (i.e. sign language, PECS)

4.       Social Skills Competency

  • Understand social skill development and the unique deficits and challenges associated with autism
  • Understand appropriate strategies to increase social skills
  • Understand the unwritten rules of society
  • Social skills training

5.       Environment Competency

  • Social and Behavioral development increases with the appropriate environment
  • Structure of a classroom or treatment area to promote skill development
  • Parent education and training
  • Life skills training for the individual with autism
  • Elopement awareness and prevention

6.       Emotional Awareness and Bullying Competency

  • Bullying prevention strategies and intervention for the individual with autism
  • Emotional regulation strategies and support

7.       Sensory Awareness Competency

  • Incorporate developmental skills with an awareness of sensory related issues
  • Sensory Integration Therapy
  • Anxiety and relaxation techniques for the individual with autism

8.       Program Development Competency

  • Individual Education Plan (IEP)
  • Specific Intervention and teaching strategies related to autism
  • Assessment tools used to measure progress
  • Various treatment strategies related to ASD (including, but not limited to: ABA type strategies, Floortime, RDI, TEACCH, etc.)
  • Transition and adult supports

9.       Motor Skill Competency

  • Gross and fine motor development
  • Core strength, muscle tone, balance, and coordination intervention and support for students with autism
  • Development and intervention of motor skills in students with autism

10.    Medical and Health considerations

  • GI concerns with individuals with autism and treatment options
  • Nutritional considerations and support for the individual with autism (including food intolerances and allergies)
  • New research findings in support, treatment, and causes of autism
  • Sleep disturbances and intervention in individuals with autism