Articles

October 2017: Starting Intervention with Clients on the Autism Spectrum

Ala’i-Rosales, S., & Zeug, N. (2010). Three important things to consider when starting intervention for a child diagnosed with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 3(2), 54–55.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004693/

Taylor, B. A., & Fisher, J. (2010). Three important things to consider when starting intervention for a child diagnosed with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 3(2), 52–53.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004692/

Vets, T. L., & Green, G. (2010). Three important things to consider when starting intervention for a child diagnosed with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 3(2), 56–57.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004694/

Weiss, M. J., & Zane, T. (2010). Three important things to consider when starting intervention for a child diagnosed with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 3(2), 58–60.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3004695/

September 2017:  Intervening on a Response Class

Beavers, G. A., Iwata, B. A., & Gregory, M. K. (2014). Parameters of reinforcement and response‐class hierarchies. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47(1), 70-82.
Retrieved from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jaba.102/full

Drasgow, E., Martin, C. A., Chezan, L. C., Wolfe, K., & Halle, J. W. (2016). Mand training: An examination of response-class structure in three children with autism and severe language delays. Behavior Modification, 40(3), 347-376.
Retrieved from: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0145445515613582

Lieving, G. A., Hagopian, L. P., Long, E. S., & O’Connor, J. (2004). Response-class hierarchies and resurgence of severe problem behavior. The Psychological Record, 54(4), 621.
Retrieved from: opensiuc.lib.siu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1362&context=tpr

Mendres, A. E., & Borrero, J. C. (2010). Development and modification of a response class via positive and negative reinforcement: A translational approach. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43(4), 653-672.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2998257/

August 2017: Doing Discrete Trial Instruction Effectively

Carroll, R. A., Kodak, T., & Fisher, W. W. (2013). An evaluation of programmed treatment‐integrity errors during discrete trial instruction. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(2), 379-394.
Retrieved from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jaba.49/full

Cook, J. E., Subramaniam, S., Brunson, L. Y., Larson, N. A., Poe, S. G., & Peter, C. C. S. (2015). Global measures of treatment integrity may mask important errors in discrete-trial training. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 8(1), 37-47.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5048242/

Tarbox, J., Wilke, A. E., Findel-Pyles, R. S., Bergstrom, R. M., & Granpeesheh, D. (2010). A comparison of electronic to traditional pen-and-paper data collection in discrete trial training for children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 4(1), 65-75.
Retrieved from: http://s3.amazonaws.com/academia.edu.documents/40215499/A_comparison_of_electronic_to_traditiona20151120-7639-ijb4fr.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAIWOWYYGZ2Y53UL3A&Expires=1501524366&Signature=ErSkRMNeQfB%2FzIJHH%2BhWq5G%2Fw3Y%3D&response-content-disposition=inline%3B%20filename%3DA_comparison_of_electronic_to_traditiona.pdf

Tsiouri, I., Simmons, E. S., & Paul, R. (2012). Enhancing the application and evaluation of a discrete trial intervention package for eliciting first words in preverbal preschoolers with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(7), 1281-1293.
Retrieved from: http://digitalcommons.sacredheart.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1001&context=speech_fac&sei-redir=1&referer=http%3A%2F%2Fscholar.google.com%2Fscholar%3Fstart%3D10%26q%3Ddiscrete%2Btrial%2Btraining%26hl%3Den%26as_sdt%3D0%2C13%26as_ylo%3D2010%26as_vis%3D1#search=%22discrete%20trial%20training%22

May 2017: Performance Management

Brackett, L., Reid, D. H., & Green, C. W. (2007). Effects of reactivity to observations on staff performance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40(1), 191-195.
Retrieved from: files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ798638.pdf

Parsons, M. B., Rollyson, J. H., & Reid, D. H. (2012). Evidence-based staff training: a guide for practitioners. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 5(2), 2-11.
Retrieved from: www.mnaba.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Parsons-et-al.-2012-Evidence-Based-Staff-Training-A-guide-for-Practitioners.pdf

So, Y., Lee, K., & Oah, S. (2013). Relative effects of daily feedback and weekly feedback on customer service behavior at a gas station. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 33(2), 137-151.
Retrieved from: cau.ac.kr/~shezeen/obm/customer.doc

Washington, W. D., Banna, K. M., & Gibson, A. L. (2014). Preliminary efficacy of prize‐based contingency management to increase activity levels in healthy adults. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47(2), 231-245.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Wendy_Donlin/publication/261719906_Preliminary_efficacy_of_prize-based_contingency_management_to_increase_activity_levels_in_healthy_adults/links/5533b85a0cf20ea0a0751bae.pdf

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Sarokoff, R. A., & Sturmey, P. (2004). The effects of behavioral skills training on staff implementation of discrete‐trial teaching. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37(4), 535-538.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284533/pdf/15669415.pdf

April 2017: Applications of Verbal Behavior Principles

Critchfield, T. S., Becirevic, A., & Reed, D. D. (2016). In Skinner’s early footsteps: Analyzing verbal behavior in large published corpora. The Psychological Record, 66(4), 639-647.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Derek_Reed2/publication/306269295_In_Skinner’s_Early_Footsteps_Analyzing_Verbal_Behavior_in_Large_Published_Corpora/links/57b882ec08aec9984ff3c25a.pdf

Eikeseth, S., & Smith, D. P. (2013). An analysis of verbal stimulus control in intraverbal behavior: implications for practice and applied research. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 29(1), 125.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Svein_Eikeseth/publication/243970448_An_analysis_of_verbal_stimulus_control_in_intraverbal_behavior_Implications_for_practice_and_applied_research/links/562f231608ae04c2aeb5f608.pdf

O’Neill, J., & Rehfeldt, R. A. (2014). Selection-based instruction and the emergence of topography-based responses to interview questions. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 30(2), 178.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883522/

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Glenn, S. S. (2016). Verbal behavior and cultural practices. Behavior Analysis and Social Action, 7(1, 2), 10-15.
Retrieved from: ojphi.org/ojs/index.php/basa/article/viewFile/7234/574

Witts, B. N., Arief, I., & Hutter, E. (2016). Using a verbal analysis of Lady Gaga’s Applause as a classroom exercise for teaching verbal behavior. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 32(1), 78-91.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883553/

March 2017: Responsibility for Use of Evidence-Based Intervention

Behavior Analysis Certification Board (2017).   Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts.  Retrieved from: http://bacb.com/ethics-code/

Herbert, J. D., Sharp, I. R., & Gaudiano, B. A. (2002). Separating fact from fiction in the etiology and treatment of autism: A scientific review of the evidence. The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, 1(1), 23-43.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Brandon_Gaudiano/publication/237719001_Separating_fact_from_fiction_in_the_etiology_and_treatment_of_autism_A_scientific_review_of_the_evidence_Scientific_Review_of_Mental_Health_Practice/links/56c7777b08ae96cdd067871b.pdf

Lang, R., O’Reilly, M., Healy, O., Rispoli, M., Lydon, H., Streusand, W., … & Didden, R. (2012). Sensory integration therapy for autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6(3), 1004-1018.
Retrieved from: www.academia.edu/download/43183821/Sensory_Integration_Therapy_for_Autism_S20160228-345-i1jdl1.pdf

Normand, M. P. (2008). Science, skepticism, and applied behavior analysis. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 1(2), 42.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2846586/

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Berquist, K. L., & Charlop, M. H. (2014). Teaching parents of children with autism to evaluate interventions. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 26(4), 451-472.

Leaf, J. B., Kassardjian, A., Oppenheim-Leaf, M. L., Cihon, J. H., Taubman, M., Leaf, R., & McEachin, J. (2016). Social Thinking®: Science, Pseudoscience, or Antiscience? Behavior Analysis in Practice, 9(2), 152-157.

Thyer, B. A., & Pignotti, M. (2010). Science and pseudoscience in developmental disabilities: Guidelines for social workers. Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation, 9(2-3), 110-129.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bruce_Thyer/publication/45801088_Science_and_Pseudoscience_in_Developmental_Disabilities_Guidelines_for_Social_Workers/links/555b4e6f08ae8f66f3ad5a70.pdf

February 2017: Cultural Awareness and Competence

Brodhead, M. T., Durán, L., & Bloom, S. E. (2014). Cultural and linguistic diversity in recent verbal behavior research on individuals with disabilities: a review and implications for research and practice. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 30(1), 75-86.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883540/

Fong, E. H., & Tanaka, S. (2013). Multicultural alliance of behavior analysis standards for cultural competence in behavior analysis. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 8(2), 17.
Retrieved from: http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/bct/8/2/17.html

Fong, E. H., Catagnus, R. M., Brodhead, M. T., Quigley, S., & Field, S. (2016). Developing the cultural awareness skills of behavior analysts. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 9(1), 84-94.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4788642/

Optional:

Padilla Dalamau, Y. C., Wacker, D. P., Harding, J. W., Berg, W. K., Schiettz, K. M. (2011). A preliminary evaluation of functional communication training effectiveness and language preference when Spanish and English are manipulated. Journal of Behavioral Education, 20, 233–251.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3677033/

Sue, D. W., Capodilupo, C. M., Torino, G. C., Bucceri, J. M., Holder, A., Nadal, K. L., & Esquilin, M. (2007). Racial microaggressions in everyday life: implications for clinical practice. American Psychologist, 62(4), 271.
Retrieved from: world-trust.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/7-Racial-Microagressions-in-Everyday-Life.pdf

Tanaka-Matsumi, J., Seiden, D. Y., & Lam, K. N. (1997). The Culturally Informed Functional Assessment (CIFA) Interview: A strategy for cross-cultural behavioral practice. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 3(2), 215-233.

January 2017:  Changing the World – One Behavior at a Time

Chance, P. (2007). The ultimate challenge: Prove B.F. Skinner wrong. The Behavior Analyst, 30(2), 153.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2203635/

Mattaini, M. A., & Aspholm, R. (2016). Contributions of behavioral systems science to leadership for a new progressive movement. The Behavior Analyst, 39(1), 109-121.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4883500/

Rumph, R., Ninness, C., McCuller, G., & Ninness, S. K. (2006). Twenty years later, commentary on Skinner’s” Why we are not acting to save the world”. Behavior and Social Issues, 14(1), 1-6.
Retrieved from: http://ojphi.org/ojs/index.php/bsi/article/viewFile/117/149

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Bostow, D. E. (2011). The personal life of the behavior analyst. The Behavior Analyst, 34(2), 267.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3211386/

Whatever happened to “saving the world” with ABA?

December 2016:  PEAK Relational Training System

Dixon, M. R., Belisle, J., Stanley, C., Rowsey, K., Daar, J. H., & Szekely, S. (2015). Toward a behavior analysis of complex language for children with autism: Evaluating the relationship between PEAK and the VB-MAPP. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, 27(2), 223-233.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jordan_Belisle/publication/273477628_Toward_a_Behavior_Analysis_of_Complex_Language_for_Children_with_Autism_Evaluating_the_Relationship_between_PEAK_and_the_VB-MAPP/links/5576f6de08ae7521586e0e13.pdf

McKeel, A. N., & Dixon, M. R. (2014). Furthering a behavior analytic account of self-control using relational frame theory. Behavioral Development Bulletin, 19(2), 111.
Retrieved from: http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/bdb/19/2/111.html

McKeel, A. N., Rowsey, K. E., Belisle, J., Dixon, M. R., & Szekely, S. (2015). Teaching complex verbal operants with the PEAK Relational Training System. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 8(2), 241-244.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5048267/

Optional:

Daar, J. H., Negrelli, S., & Dixon, M. R. (2015). Derived emergence of WH question–answers in children with autism. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 19, 59-71.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jacob_Daar/publication/281746964_Derived_emergence_of_WH_questionanswers_in_children_with_autism/links/5631769208ae506cea6795dc.pdf

Dixon, M. R., Belisle, J., Stanley, C. R., Speelman, R. C., Rowsey, K. E., Kime, D., & Daar, J. H. (2016). Establishing derived categorical responding in children with disabilities using the PEAK‐E curriculum. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 49(4), 1-12.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ryan_Speelman/publication/309333810_Establishing_derived_categorical_responding_in_children_with_disabilities_using_the_PEAK-E_curriculum_DERIVED_CATEGORICAL_RESPONDING/links/58162db208aeffbed6c19722.pdf

 

October & November 2016: Working with Teens with Autism

Cridland, E. K., Jones, S. C., Caputi, P., & Magee, C. A. (2014). Being a girl in a boys’ world: investigating the experiences of girls with autism spectrum disorders during adolescence. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 44(6), 1261-1274.
Retrieved from: ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2050&context=sspapers

Laugeson, E. A., Frankel, F., Gantman, A., Dillon, A. R., & Mogil, C. (2012). Evidence-based social skills training for adolescents with autism spectrum disorders: The UCLA PEERS program. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(6), 1025-1036.
Retrieved from: caatonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Evidence-Based-Social-Skills-Training-for-Adolescents-with-Autism-Spectrum-Disorders-The-UCLA-PEERS-Program-Laugeson-et-al.-2012.pdf

Strang, J. F., Kenworthy, L., Daniolos, P., Case, L., Wills, M. C., Martin, A., & Wallace, G. L. (2012). Depression and anxiety symptoms in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders without intellectual disability. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 6(1), 406-412.
Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3355529/

Optional:

De Vries, A. L., Noens, I. L., Cohen-Kettenis, P. T., van Berckelaer-Onnes, I. A., & Doreleijers, T. A. (2010). Autism spectrum disorders in gender dysphoric children and adolescents. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(8), 930-936.
Retrieved from: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10803-010-0935-9/fulltext.html

Cappadocia, M. C., Weiss, J. A., & Pepler, D. (2012). Bullying experiences among children and youth with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(2), 266-277.
Retrieved from: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3537883/

 

September 2016: Use of Choice in Behavior-Analytic Interventions

Karsina, A., Thompson, R. H., & Rodriguez, N. M. (2011). Effects of a history of differential reinforcement on preference for choice. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 95(2), 189-202.  Retrieved from: files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ918257.pdf

Sellers, T. P., Bloom, S. E., Samaha, A. L., Dayton, E., Lambert, J. M., & Keyl‐Austin, A. A. (2013). Evaluation of some components of choice making. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(2), 455-464. Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph_Lambert2/publication/257648053_Evaluation_of_some_components_of_choice_making/links/55255ad40cf295bf160e57ce.pdf

Toussaint, K. A., Kodak, T., & Vladescu, J. C. (2015). An evaluation of choice on instructional efficacy and individual preferences among children with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 49(1), 1-6.  Retrieved from: www.caldwelluniversityautismcenter.org/resources/publications/1a495da0e14e1aca6f26c20ee87aa0e8.pdf


August 2016: Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Awareness

Brodhead, M. T. (2015). Maintaining professional relationships in an interdisciplinary setting: strategies for navigating nonbehavioral treatment recommendations for individuals with autism. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 8(1), 70-78.
Retrieved from: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40617-015-0042-7

Fong, E. H., Catagnus, R. M., Brodhead, M. T., Quigley, S., & Field, S. (2016). Developing the Cultural Awareness Skills of Behavior Analysts. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 9(1), 84-94.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Shawn_Quigley/publication/293044996_Developing_the_Cultural_Awareness_Skills_of_Behavior_Analysts/links/56dd96b808ae628f2d24a447.pdf

Friman, P. C. (2010). Come on in, the water is fine: Achieving mainstream relevance through integration with primary medical care. The Behavior Analyst, 33(1), 19.
Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2867503/

June 2013: Behavioral Skills Training

Johnson, B. M., Miltenberger, R. G., Knudson, P., Egemo‐Helm, K., Kelso, P., Jostad, C., & Langley, L. (2006). A preliminary evaluation of two behavioral skill training procedures for teaching abduction-prevention skills to school children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 39(1), 25-34.  Retrieved from: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ750794.pdf

Nigro‐Bruzzi, D., & Sturmey, P. (2010). The effects of behavioral skills training on mand training by staff and unprompted vocal mands by children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43(4), 757-761.  Retrieved from: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ910173.pdf

Ward‐Horner, J., & Sturmey, P. (2012). Component analysis of behavior skills training in functional analysis. Behavioral Interventions, 27(2), 75-92. Retrieved from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/bin.1339/epdf

Optional:

Vanselow, N. R., & Hanley, G. P. (2014). An evaluation of computerized behavioral skills training to teach safety skills to young children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47(1), 51-69.  Retrieved from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jaba.105/epdf


April 2016: Scientific consistency in ABA

Catania, A. C. (2013). A natural science of behavior. Review of General Psychology, 17(2), 133.
Retrieved from: citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.401.923&rep=rep1&type=pdf

Leaf, J. B., Kassardjian, A., Oppenheim-Leaf, M. L., Cihon, J. H., Taubman, M., Leaf, R., & McEachin, J. (2016). Social Thinking®: Science, Pseudoscience, or Antiscience? Behavior Analysis in Practice, 1-6.
Retrieved from: link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs40617-016-0108-1.pdf

Homayouni, N., & Witts, B. (2016, March 22).  Do theory and philosophy even matter? Retrieved from: http://www.bsci21.org/do-theory-and-philosophy-even-matter/

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Mason, S. A., & Iwata, B. A. (1990). Artifactual effects of sensory‐integrative therapy on self‐injurious behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 23(3), 361-370.
Retrieved from: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1286248/pdf/jaba00089-0099.pdf

Weisberg, D. S., Keil, F. C., Goodstein, J., Rawson, E., & Gray, J. R. (2008). The seductive allure of neuroscience explanations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20(3), 470-477.
Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2778755/

 

March 2016: Functional Analysis

Bloom, S. E., Iwata, B. A., Fritz, J. N., Roscoe, E. M., & Carreau, A. B. (2011). Classroom application of a trial‐based functional analysis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44(1), 19-31.
Retrieved from: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ931927.pdf

Call, N. A., Pabico, R. S., & Lomas, J. E. (2009). Use of latency to problem behavior to evaluate demands for inclusion in functional analyses. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42(3), 723-728.
Retrieved from: http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ859326.pdf

Hagopian, L. P., Rooker, G. W., Jessel, J., & DeLeon, I. G. (2013). Initial functional analysis outcomes and modifications in pursuit of differentiation: A summary of 176 inpatient cases. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46(1), 88-100.
Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Iser_DeLeon/publication/257647690_INITIAL_FUNCTIONAL_ANALYSIS_OUTCOMES_AND_MODIFICATIONS_IN_PURSUIT_OF_DIFFERENTIATION_A_SUMMARY_OF_176_INPATIENT_CASES/links/5473461c0cf216f8cfaecefb.pdf

 

January 2016: Self-Management

Lindsay, S., Kingsnorth, S., Mcdougall, C., & Keating, H. (2014). A systematic review of self-management interventions for children and youth with physical disabilities. Disability and Rehabilitation36(4), 276–288. Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3934376/

Miltenberger, R. G., Fuqua, R. W., & Woods, D. W. (1998). Applying behavior analysis to clinical problems: review and analysis of habit reversal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis31(3), 447–469. Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284131/pdf/9757583.pdf

Sanders, M. R., & Glynn, T. (1981). Training parents in behavioral self-management: An analysis of generalization and management. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis14(3), 223–237. Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1308209/pdf/jaba00045-0017.pdf

 

November 2015: Staff Training

Ducharme, J. M., & Feldman, M. A. (1992). Comparison of staff training strategies to promote generalized teaching skills. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis25(1), 165–179. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1279664/

Parsons, M. B., Rollyson, J. H., & Reid, D. H. (2012). Evidence-Based Staff Training: A Guide for Practitioners. Behavior Analysis in Practice5(2), 2–11. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3592486/

Pommer, D. A., & Streedback, D. (1974). Motivating staff performance in an operant learning program for children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis,7(2), 217–221. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1311960/

Schepis, M. M., Reid, D. H., Ownbey, J., & Parsons, M. B. (2001). Training support staff to embed teaching within natural routines of young children with disabilities in an inclusive preschool. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis,34(3), 313–327. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284324/

 

October 2015: Errorless Learning

Bertens, D., Fasotti, L., Boelen, D. H., & Kessels, R. P. (2013). A randomized controlled trial on errorless learning in goal management training: study rationale and protocol. BMC Neurology13, 64. Available at: http://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2377-13-64 or http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3693893/

Touchette, P. E., & Howard, J. S. (1984). Errorless learning: reinforcement contingencies and stimulus control transfer in delayed prompting. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis17 (2), 175–188. Available at:  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1307932/

Severtson, J. M., & Carr, J. E. (2012). Training Novice Instructors to Implement Errorless Discrete-Trial Teaching: A Sequential Analysis. Behavior Analysis in Practice(2), 13–23. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3592485/

September 2015: Peer Tutoring 

Trovato J, Bucher B. (1980) Peer tutoring with or without home-based reinforcement, for reading remediation. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 13, 129–141 Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1308112/pdf/jaba00047-0130.pdf

Bell K. E, Young R. K, Salzberg C. L, West R. P. (1991) High school driver education using peer tutors, direct instruction, and precision teaching. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 24(1):45–51. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1279541/

Blew P.A, Schwartz I.S, Luce S.C. (1985) Teaching functional community skills to autistic children using nonhandicapped peer tutors. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 18, 337–342. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1308030/

Optional:

http://www.npr.org/2011/04/13/135345982/colleges-address-autistic-students-struggles

August 2015: Acceptance and Committment Therapy (ACT)

Ruiz, F.J. (2010).A Review of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Empirical Evidence: Correlational, Experimental Psychopathology, Component and Outcome Studies. International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy,  10(1), 125-162. Available at: http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/8446968/1695767363/name/A+reveiw+of+ACT+evidence+2010.pdf

Levin, M.E., Hayes, S.C. and Vilardaga. APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis (Vol. 2), Chapter: 18 Acceptance and commitment therapy: Applying an Iterative Translational Research Strategy in Behavior Analysis, American Psychological Association, Washington D.C. (2013) pp.455-479. Available at: http://www.researchgate.net/publication/232805285_Acceptance_and_Commitment_

Hayes, S. C., Wilson, K. G. (1994) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Altering the Verbal Support for Experiential Avoidance. The Behavior Analyst 17, 289-303. Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2733476/pdf/behavan00024-0090.pdf

April 2015: Reinforcer use and arrangement

DeLeon, I. G., Williams, W., Gregory, M. K., & Hagopian, L. P.  (2005). Unexamined Potential Effects of the Noncontingent Delivery of Reinforcers.  European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 6(1), 57-69.  Available at: http://www.ejoba.org/PDF/2005_1/DeLeon_Williams_Gregory_Hagopian_2005.pdf

Sy, J. R., & Vollmer, T. R.  (2012).  Discrimination Acquisition in Children with Developmental Disabilities Under Immediate and Delayed Reinforcement.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45(4), 667-684.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3545492/pdf/jaba-45-04-667.pdf

DeLeon, I. G., Chase, J. A., Frank-Crawford, M. A., Carreau-Webster, A. B., Triggs, M. A., Bullock, C. E., & Jennett, H. K.  (2014). Distributed and accumulated reinforcement arrangements: Evaluations of efficacy and preference.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47(2), 293-314.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24782203, http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1002%2Fjaba.116

J. Tarbox et al. (eds.),  Handbook of Early Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Autism and Child Psychopathology Series. Springer Science & Business Media, New York, 2014.
Chapter 11, Reinforcement Arrangements for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder.   Available at: http://www.necc.org/uploadDocs/2/DeLeon-autism-chapter.pdf

March 2015: Relational Frame Theory (RFT)

Berens, N. M. & Hayes, S. C.  (2007).  Arbitrarily applicable comparative relations: Experimental evidence for a relational operant.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40(1), 45-71.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1868810/pdf/jaba-40-01-45.pdf

Murphy, C., Barnes-Holmes, D., & Barnes-Holmes, Y.  (2005).  Derived manding in children with autism: Synthesizing Skinner’s Verbal Behavior with Relational Frame Theory.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38(4), 445-462.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1309708/pdf/i0021-8855-38-4-445.pdf

Davlin, L. N., Rehfeldt, R. A., & Lovett, S.  (2011).  A Relational Frame Theory approach to understanding perspective-taking using  children’s stories in typically developing children.  European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 12(2), 403-430.  Available at: http://www.ejoba.org/PDF/2011_2/Davlin_Rehfeldt_Lovett_2011.pdf

February 2015: Behavioral economics

Delmendo, X., Borrero, J. C., Beauchamp, K. L., & Francisco, M. T.  (2009).  Consumption and response output as a function of unit price: Manipulation of cost and benefit components. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42(3), 609-625.   Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2741056/pdf/jaba-42-03-609.pdf

Roane, H. S., Falcomata, T. S., & Fisher, W. W.  (2007).  Applying the behavioral economic principle of unit price to DRO schedule thinning.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40(3), 529-534.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1986697/pdf/jaba-40-03-529.pdf

Shore, B. A., Iwata, B. A., DeLeon, I. G., Kahng, S., & Smith, R. G.  (1997).  An analysis of reinforcer substitutability using object manipulation and self-injury as competing responses.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 30(1), 21-41.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284023/pdf/9103985.pdf

January 2015: Behavioral momentum

Mace, F. C., Hock, M. L., Lalli, J. S., West, B. J., Belfiore, P., Pinter, E. and Brown, D. K. (1988). Behavioral momentum in the treatment of noncompliance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 21, 123–141.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1286105/

Belfiore, P. J., Lee, D. L., Scheeler, M. C., & Klein, D. (2002).  Implications of behavioral momentum and academic achievement for students with behavior disorders: Theory, application and practice.  Psychology in the Schools, 39(2), 171-179.   Available at Researchgate.net Link here

Pritchard, D., Hoerger, M. and Mace, F. C. (2014).  Treatment relapse and behavioral momentum theory. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 814–833.  Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jaba.163/abstract

December/November 2014: Relational Frame Theory and its applications in building language and improving fidelity of behavioral treatment implementation

Stewart, I., McElwee, J. & Ming, S. (2013).  Language generativity, response generalization, and derived relational responding. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 29, 137-155.  Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3659503/pdf/anvb-29-01-137.pdf

Snyder, K., Lambert, J., & Twohig, M. P. (2011).  Defusion: A behavior-analytic strategy for addressing private events. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 4(2), 4-13.   Available at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3357099/pdf/i1998-1929-4-2-4.pdf

Barnes-Holmes, Y., Barnes-Holmes, D., McHugh, L., & Hayes, S. C. (2004).   Relational Frame Theory: Some implications for understanding and treating human psychopathology.  International Journal of Psychology and Psychological Therapy, 4(2), 355-375.  Available at: http://www.ijpsy.com/volumen4/num2/89/relational-frame-theory-some-implications-EN.pdf

September 2014: Effective staff and parent training

Background
Allen, K. D. & Warzak, W. J. (2000).  The problem of parental nonadherence in clinical behavior analysis: Effective treatment is not enough.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 33(3), 373-391.   http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284264/pdf/11051583.pdf

Best Practices
Parsons, M. B. & Rollyson, J. H. (2012). Evidence-based staff training: A guide for practitioners.  Behavior Analysis in Practice, 5(2), 2-11.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3592486/pdf/i1998-1929-5-2-2.pdf

Ingersoll, B. & Dvortcsak, A. (2006).  Including Parent training in the early childhood education curriculum for children with autism spectrum disorders.  Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 8(2), 79-87https://www.msu.edu/~ingers19/lab/Parent%20Training%20in%20the%20Schools.pdf

August 2014: Delay discounting

Background
Critchfield, T. S. & Kollins, S. H. (2001).  Temporal discounting: Basic research and the analysis of socially important behavior.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 34(1), 101-122.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1284292/pdf/11317983.pdf

Applications
Reed, D. D. & Martens, B. K. (2011).  Temporal discounting predicts student responsiveness to exchange delays in a classroom token system.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44(1), 1-18.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3050479/pdf/jaba-44-01-1.pdf

Future Directions
Bickel, W. K., Yi, R., Landes, R. D., Hill, P. F., & Baxter, C. (2011).  Remember the future: Working memory training decreases delay discounting among stimulant addicts.  Biological Psychiatry, 69(3), 260-265.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3015021/pdf/nihms231849.pdf

July 2014: Treatment of echolalia

Background
Charlop, M.H. (1983). The effects of echolalia on acquisition and generalization of receptive
labeling in autistic children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 16, 111-126.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1307866/

Treatment & comparative efficacies
McMorrow, M. J., & Foxx, R. M. (1986). Some direct and generalized effects of replacing
an autistic man’s echolalia with correct responses to questions. Journal of Applied
Behavior Analysis, 19
, 289–297.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1308074/

Laski KE, Charlop MH, Schreibman L. (1988). Training parents to use the Natural Language
Paradigm to increase their autistic children’s speech. Journal of Applied Behavior
Analysis. 21
, 391–400. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1286139/

Barrera, R., and Sulzer-Azaroff, B. (1983). An alternating treatment comparison of oral and
total communication training programs with echolalic autistic children. Journal of Applied
Behavior Analysis, 16
, 379–394.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1307899/

Generalization of gains
Foxx, R. M., & Faw, G. D. (1990). Long-term follow-up of echolalia and question answering.  Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 23, 387–396.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1286251/