7th Annual Ethics in Professional Practice
August 2, 2019
A one day conference featuring leaders in the fields of Psychology, Business, Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis. Of benefit to Behavior Analysts, Psychologists, Parents, Teachers and Special Education Providers.
Early Registration Ends 7/15/19*
Onsite & After 7/15/19
|Professional Group (5 or more)||
|Continuing Education credits/units desired: $40 for Each Certificate requested.
Groups: For groups of 10 or more registering, we will offer a discount from early registration fees. All groups need to complete a Group Registration Form. Contact Rebekah Pavlik through email@example.com or (978) 369-2227 Ext. 2. The Center will need all registration information prior to July 1, 2019.
Richard M. Foxx, PhD, BCBA-D
Dr. Foxx is a professor of psychology at Penn State. He is an adjunct professor of pediatrics in the College of Medicine of the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Foxx has published eight books. He co-edited two books Making a Difference: Behavioral Intervention for Autism and Controversial Therapies for Developmental Disabilities. His latest book is Interventions for treating the eating problems of children with autism spectrum disorders and developmental disabilities. He has written over 130 scientific publications, made 13 training films, and given over 2000 talks on applied behavior analysis. He has lectured in 17 foreign countries and 47 U.S. states. He is the editor-in-chief of Behavioral Interventions and is on the editorial board of six scientific journals. Dr. Foxx is a fellow in five divisions of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, The Association for Behavior Analysis- International, and the American Association on Mental Retardation. He was the president of the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis; the Association for Behavior Analysis; and the Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities of the American Psychological Association. His awards included Lifetime Achievement Award (1998) and Significant Contributions to Behavior Analysis Award (2001) from the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, honorary member of the Norwegian Association for Behavior Analysis (1998), Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis Award for Effective Presentation of Behavior Analysis in the Mass Media (2003), and the inaugural John Jacobson award from Division 33 of the American Psychological Association (2007). He cofounded the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, was its first President and serves as its executive director. He was president of the Pennsylvania chapter of the American Association on Mental Retardation. He has served as an expert witness in many court cases involving individuals with special needs. He is a licensed psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
Patrick C. Friman, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Patrick C. Friman received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He is the current Vice President of Outpatient Behavioral Health Services and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine.
He was formerly on the faculties of Johns Hopkins, University of Pennsylvania, and Creighton Schools of Medicine. He was also formerly the Director of the Clinical Psychology Program at University of Nevada as well as the Associate Chairman of the Department of Psychology.
Dr. Friman is the former Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and former President of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. He is also on the editorial boards of eight peer reviewed journals. He has published more than 180 scientific articles and chapters and three books.
The primary focus of his scientific and clinical work in is in the area of Behavioral Pediatrics and Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Friman’s work in behavioral pediatrics has concentrated on the gap between primary medical care for children on one side, and referral-based clinical child psychological and psychiatric care, on the other.
He also specializes in consultation regarding workplace issues such as motivation, dealing with difficult people, change, and pathways to success. As an example of the impact of his work, following a publication on child sleep problems, the American Medical Association invited him to headline a press conference in New York City where he was presented to the press by the Surgeon General of the United States.
Gregory Hanley, PhD, BCBA-D
Gregory Hanley, PhD, BCBA-D, has been applying the principles of learning to improve socially important behaviors of children and adults with and without disabilities for more than 20 years. He worked and trained at the Spurwink School, the Groden Center, and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, was degreed at the University of Florida, was tenured at the University of Kansas, and is currently a professor of psychology and director of the Behavior Analysis Doctoral Program at Western New England University and an adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Dr. Hanley has published more than 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals, in areas such as the assessment and prevention of problem behavior, teaching tactics for young children, and evidence-based values. Dr. Hanley is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 25), past editor of Behavior Analysis in Practice, and a past associate editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, The Behavior Analyst, and Behavior Analysis in Practice. Dr. Hanley’s current research and practice activity is primarily focused on the development of effective and practical strategies for preventing the development of children’s severe problem behavior.
Michael F. Dorsey, PhD, LABA, BCBA-D
Michael F. Dorsey, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and a Licensed Psychologist. Dr. Dorsey is a Professor of Education and Co-Founder and Director of the Institute for Behavioral Studies at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. Dr. Dorsey earned his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University in 1979. During his career, Dr. Dorsey has served on the faculty of several prestigious universities and colleges including The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the The Jordanian Institute of Science and Technology. He has authored/co-authored a number of professional publications, including assisting in the initial development of the Functional Behavior Analysis methodology. Dr. Dorsey has served as a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Accreditation Committee of the Education Board, and was appointed as one of the original members of the (ABAI) Practice Board, where he served as Chair from 2009 to 2012. Dr. Dorsey’s first experience in consumer advocacy came in 1978, when he assisted in drafting an Amicus Curiae Brief submitted to the United States Supreme Court in the Connecticut–ARC Case. Dr. Dorsey has been a Gubernatorial appointee of the Developmental Disabilities Councils of both Florida and Massachusetts, and chaired the Massachusetts MDDC Governmental Affairs Committee for over six years. In 1992 he served as a US representatives to the First Papal Congress on Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Dorsey has co-authored several bills related to the protection of ABA consumers and the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis, including the newly passed ABA Licensing Bill in Massachusetts. Dr. Dorsey was recently appointed by Gov. Duval Patrick to serve as one of the original members of the Massachusetts Licensing Board for Applied Behavior Analysts. He has testified on numerous occasions at both the federal and state level concerning proposed legislation, policies and budgets, and as an expert witness in Bureau of Special Education Appeals (BSEA) cases, as well as in various Probate, Superior, and Federal Court cases involving the education and treatment of individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
Sarah Trautman-Eslinger, MA, BCBA
Sarah knew that Applied Behavior Analysis was what she wanted to do for a career as an undergraduate at Gonzaga University. Sarah completed her Masters Degree in Special Education at San Francisco State University with an emphasis on vocational education for adults with developmental disabilities in 2001. Sarah became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst™ in 2004, the same year she founded STE Consultants. In addition to her work at STE Consultants, Sarah is very involved with practice management and public policy issues related to ABA services. Sarah has led workshops and served on numerous panels at regional and national conferences focused on practitioner issues and health insurance reform. Sarah has guest lectured at San Francisco State University, has trained special educators and behavior analysts internationally and frequently travels around the US to provide consultative support to ABA business owners.
Sarah is the President of the California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA) – www.calaba.org. Sarah is a founding board member of the Council of Autism Service Providers – www.casproviders.org.
Shawn Quigley, PhD, BCBA-D
Shawn Quigley is the Senior Director of Clinical Services at Melmark, PA. He earned his doctorate degree in Behavior Analysis at Western Michigan University. During his graduate studies, Dr. Quigley had opportunities to manage a federally funded research grant; help develop two different county mental health service systems for adults and children; and practice in multiple settings. These experiences provided a strong foundation for understanding service development, regulatory requirements, scope of competence issues, and resource allocation. He completed a post-doctoral psychology fellowship with the University of New Mexico Medical Group. The fellowship provided Dr. Quigley an opportunity to conduct diagnostic evaluations in an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) clinic, and support families and individuals with ASD. He stayed with University of New Mexico Medical Group as a manager of behavior services. This position provided an opportunity to support the development of behavior analytic services across the state. Some of the projects included recruiting behavior analytic providers to the state, increasing the capacity of current providers, supporting advocacy groups, developing state regulatory guidelines for service delivery, and developing the initial steps for behavior analyst licensure. He has also actively taught students at multiple universities. Dr. Quigley has supported the profession through service on editorial review boards; publishing research; being active with regional and national service groups (e.g., past board member for ABAI Autism SIG and current president of the ABAI Ethics SIG); and volunteering as a subject matter expert for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB).
Continuing Education Opportunities
Psychology (Includes Licensed psychologists, school psychologists, and EdDs/educational psychologists) and BACB® CEs.
An additional $40 fee is required for continuing education.
Psychology CE Credits (To be determined): Orlando Behavior Health Services, LLC is a co-sponsor of this conference for Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists. Orlando Behavior Health Services, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Orlando Behavior Health Services, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. *Attendees must be present during the entire conference.
BACB® CEs (To be determined): The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies is an approved Type 2 CE Provider by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®) and is authorized to offer CE units for this conference.
*It is attendee’s responsibility to check with their State and Professional organization to confirm all CE offerings.
Location - Important! New Auditorium
Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies™ in cooperation with The Institute for Behavioral Studies, Van Loan School at Endicott College.
Special thanks to Orlando Behavior Health Services, LLC and the University of West Florida, Office of Applied Behavior Analysis for expanding our continuing education offerings.