Master of Science Counseling Applied Behavior Analysis Program Faculty

Program Faculty

Michele D. Wallace, Ph.D., BCBA-D (University of Florida)
Professor
Program Coordinator

College of Education
Division of Special Education & Counseling

Office: King Hall C-1072F
E-mail: mwallac@calstatela.edu

Research interests include the assessment and treatment of problem behavior, parent and staff training, and supervision practices.

Selected Publications

Conklin, S. M & Wallace, M. D. (2019). Pyramidal parent training using behavioral skills training: Training caregivers in the use of differential reinforcement procedure. Behavioral Interventions, 34, 377-387.

Mayer, G. R., & Wallace, M. D. (2020). Behavioral Consulting Improving Client and Consultee Learning and Behavior. Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing.

Wallace, M. D., & Mayer, G. R. (2021). Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for Behavior Technicians (BTs) and Other Practitioners (3rd Edition). Cornwall-on-Hudson. NY: Sloan Publishing.

Mayer, G. R., Sulzer-Azaroff, B., & Wallace, M. D. (2022). Behavior Analysis for Lasting Change (5th) Edition). Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing

Jennifer R. Weyman, Ph.D., BCBA-D (University of South Florida)
Assistant Professor

College of Education
Division of Special Education & Counseling

Office: King Hall C-1072F
E-mail: jweyman@calstatela.edu

Research interests include the assessment and treatment of problem behavior, the assessment and treatment of restricted and repetitive behavior, and parent training.

Selected Publications

Weyman, J. R., Bloom, S. E., Campos, C., & Garcia, A. R. (2022). An application of the trial-based functional analysis to assess problem behavior evoked by ritual interruption. Behavioral Interventions, 1-XXX.
https://doi.org/10.1002/bin.1882

Weyman, J. R., Bloom, S. E., Campos, C., & Garcia, A. R (2021). Some effects of praise during the escape condition of the functional analysis. Behavioral Interventions, 36(1), 58-66.
https://doi.org/10.1002/bin.1763

Weyman. J. R., & Sy, J. R. (2018). Effects of neutral and enthusiastic praise on the rate of discrimination acquisition. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. 51(2), 335-344.
https://doi.org/10.1002/jaba.440

Selected Thesis Projects

  • Myth or Fact: Behavioral Contrast in a School Setting. M. J. Berlin
  • Spoon Distance Fading as an Intervention for Food Refusal.  B. Holland
  • Effectively Translating Indirect Assessments With an Eye Toward Reliability and Validity. C Vega
  • Training Caregivers in Functional Analysis Methodology and Function-Based Treatment Development for Elders with Challenging Behaviors. R. Gutterson
  • Evaluation of instructions and video-scoring with respect to teaching children abduction prevention skills.  J. M. L. Chen
  • Staff training on naturalistic teaching strategies:  A component analysis.  C. Soliva
  • Using natural stimuli to signal availability of reinforcement during FCT.  A. Jimenez

Master of Science Degree in Counseling Option in Applied Behavior Analysis