Developmental Models of Autism Intervention Certificate Program - Graduate
Coordinator: Dr. Gerard Costa
Office: Center for Autism & Early Childhood Mental Health, 14 Normal Avenue
The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate program in Developmental Models of Autism Intervention (DMAI) prepares teachers, educators, mental health practitioners and allied health professionals to use assessment, education and intervention strategies to work with children with autism and their families. It provides professionals with comprehensive academic and applied experiences around Autism Spectrum Disorder from a developmental and relational perspective. This 15 graduate credit certificate is offered through the College of Education and Human Services, Department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education and is administered by the Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health.
Courses are offered during the evenings and summers to meet the needs of working students, and individuals may complete the certificate program in just one year. Following successful completion of the certificate program, students who meet all program requirements, including the P-3 Certificate, choose to apply to the MEd in Inclusive Early Childhood Education without having to submit GRE test scores. If admitted to the MEd, all 15 certificate credits would transfer into that program.
Following successful completion of the certificate program, students may choose to apply to the MEd in Inclusive Early Childhood Education without having to submit GRE test scores. If admitted to the MEd, all 15 certificate credits would transfer into that program.
Applicants must submit an application online through The Graduate School at www.montclair.edu/graduate. Other materials required include the application fee, essay and transcripts.
For more information, please contact:
Director: Gerry Costa, Ph.D.
Associate Director: Kaitlin Mulcahy, LPC
|ECSE 580||Conceptual Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Bio-Psych-Social Perspectives||3|
|ECSE 581||Observation, Assessment and Wonder in Autism Intervention||3|
|ECSE 582||Inquiry and Praxis: Developmental Approaches for Autism Intervention||3|
|ECSE 583||Practicum: Reflective Practice in Autism Intervention||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Art and Special Education|
|Introduction to Applied Child Advocacy|
|Family Empowerment Models for Child Advocates|
|Counseling Children and Adolescents|
|Language Disorders of Children|
|Sociocultural Context of Disability and Inclusive Education|
|Learning and Development in Children With and Without Disabilities|
|Strengthening Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities|
|Neuromotor Development of the Young Child|
|Language and Early Literacy Development|
|Families, Communities, and Schools: Diversity, Culture, and Democracy|
|Psychology of Music|
|Family Systems and Childhood Disorders: A Multicultural Approach|