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2015 News from the President’s Desk

I am honored to be writing to you as the President of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis (NJABA). Having served on the board of directors for the last six years, I have had the great privilege to work with many dedicated professionals, all of whom helped to promote the mission of NJABA. I thank Dr. Kevin Brothers for serving as President of NJABA for the last four years. …Read More

News from the President’s Desk

As the 2012 – 13 President of New Jersey ABA, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the new NJABA website. This new website is a product of one of our top three strategic initiatives to become a more helpful organization to New Jersey behavior analysts. Take a look around. We’ve added features to make your experience as a member of NJABA much more enjoyable and productive. Now …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Timothy Vollmer

Timothy R. Vollmer received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1992. From 1992 until 1996 he was on the psychology faculty at Louisiana State University. From 1996 to 1998 he was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He returned to the University of Florida in 1998 and is now a Professor of Psychology. His primary area of research is applied behavior analysis, with emphases …Read More

An interview with Dr. Tony Cammilleri

Tony Cammilleri is a board certified behavior analyst who holds a bachelors degree in psychology from Western New England College, a masters degree in behavior analysis from the University of North Texas, and a doctoral degree in developmental and child psychology from the University of Kansas. While completing his graduate studies, he served as the Principal Teacher of Century School in Lawrence, KS. Upon graduation, he served as a behavior …Read More

An Interview with Dr. Alicia Alvero

Alicia M. Alvero is an Associate Professor at Queens College, The City University of New York. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Florida International University, her M.A. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and her Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University (WMU). Dr. Alvero was awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship while at WMU for her research in behavioral safety and the effects of safety observations. Her research in …Read More

Effective Practices for Children with Autism

As readers of this newsletter are aware, obtaining the most effective intervention for individuals with autism is crucial, but can be challenging without valid information. A new book, Effective Practices for Children with Autism: Educational and Behavioral Support Interventions That Work (edited by Luiselli, Russo, Christian, and Wilczynski), is a valuable resource for meeting this challenge. The book consists of 19 chapters grouped into four sections, and is written by …Read More

BACB 2011 News

I am humbled by the opportunity to write about a man who had such a positive impact on the fields of behavior analysis and autism intervention. I first met Jerry about five years ago It was the night before a New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis (NJABA) conference at which he…Read More

News From the President’s Desk

It is an honor to be writing to you as the President of the New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis (NJABA). As provided for in NJABA’s bylaws, new members of the board of directors were elected this past summer. Dr. Gregory S. MacDuff, Ph.D., BCBA-D, was elected to…Read More