News and Updates

Dr. Brodhead Returns to the Behavioral Observations Podcast!

I had the pleasure of joining Matt Cicoria for round 2 of our discussion about ethics and behavior analysis. We cover some critical issues surrounding ethics, wax nostalgic about overhead projectors, and discuss why I don’t like to use PowerPoint presentations when I teach. You can listen to the interview by clicking here. If you…

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Doctoral Student Receives Summer Research Fellowship

It is with great pleasure that I announce that doctoral student Emma Sipila was awarded the College of Education Summer Research Fellowship! Emma will receive full financial support over the summer to continue her research on manualized social skill interventions. We are so proud of Emma and cannot wait to share with you the products…

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ABAi Autism Conference Invited Presentation

Below, I have attached my invited presentation for the 2019 ABAi Autism Conference. Also, if you’re interested in reading the paper this presentation is based on, you can find it by clicking here. Also, we devoted a whole chapter to scope of competence in our recently published book. You can find more information about the…

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Student Thesis Published in the Journal of Behavioral Education

As I had mentioned in a previous post, Kailie Kipfmiller’s MA thesis was accepted for publication in the Journal of Behavioral Education. That paper is now available to view and download by clicking this link. Again, congratulations to Kailie on a job well done! Her project has sparked an interesting line of work that we…

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Recruiting MA Students for ABA Program

We are actively recruiting students to join our MA program, starting in Fall, 2019. As a few points of pride, we have a strong BCBA exam pass rate for first time test-takers (83%) and many of our students are publishing their theses in highly respectable ABA journals.   You can read more about the program in…

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New Paper on Scope of Competence in Behavior Analysis

Since late 2015, I’ve been working with Dr. Susan Wilczynski and Dr. Shawn Quigley on a discussion paper about scope of competence in behavior analysis. I’m particularly proud of this paper because I believe it addresses a very important and timely matter in our field, and it also provides a framework for self-evaluation with regard…

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