There are three levels of Skill Acquisition in Catalyst: Skill Area, Program, and Target.
Skill Area - Broadest category of skills. Skill Areas could be categorized by behavior operants, curriculum area, or by goal area. For example, Skill Areas might include Labeling, Reading, Classroom Routines, etc.
Program - Specific skill within each Skill Area. For example, in the Skill Area of Labeling > Programs might include Labels Common Objects or Labels Reinforcers.
Target - Detailed skill within each Program. For example, in the Skill Area of Labeling > Program of Labels Common Objects > Targets might include Flower or Oven.
From the Skills Acquisition tab, users can add new or edit/archive Skill Areas, Programs, or Targets.
This video covers all aspects of creating Student Programming for Skills Acquisition. There are three levels for organizing Skills Acquisition: Skill Areas, Program and Targets. Below the video are links to individual help articles that correspond with the topics covered in this video.
- Create a Skill Area
- Create a Program within a Skill Area
- Create a Target within a Program
- Target Types Glossary - Student data can be collected in a variety of ways (i.e. different Target Types), this article details each Target Type and how data points are collected on the Catalyst app for that Target Type.
- Target Life Cycle - Catalyst has a unique system for managing a Target's status as Student's work through Baseline, Treatment and Mastery.