Melmark offers educational programs for parents, staff, and professionals in the communities we serve throughout the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern regions. Our Expert Speaker Series in behavior analysis draws speakers from the top of the field, who present on a variety of topics.
*Presentations are open to the public as well as Melmark employees. Registration is required.
All CEU credits are free for Melmark staff and their families. External attendees who wish to attain CEU credits are required to purchase on the speaker registration link.
All events are from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
EXPERT SPEAKER SERIES 2023
April 6, 2023
Building a Strong Team and Work Culture
Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, Ph.D., BCBA-D
J Butler Braren Turner, MA, BCBA
May 18, 2023
Collaboration and Ethical Considerations: A Round Table Discussion
Brigette Cuffia, PT, JD, CHC
Kristina Gasiewski, MEd, MOTR/L, BCBA
Melanie Olson Giles, PhD, BCBA-D,LABA, CCC-SLP
Additional Presenter TBD
June 22, 2023
Values, Compassion and Self-Reflection as an Access to Effective Leadership
Nasiah Cirincione-Ulezi, Ed.D., BCBA
Melmark New England / Melmark Carolinas
Jill Harper, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA, CDE®
Senior Director of Professional Development, Clinical Training, and Research
Melmark New England
461 River Road
Andover, MA 01810
Jennifer Ruane, MS, BCBA, LPC, CDE®
Director of Professional Development and Clinical Training
2600 Wayland Road
Berwyn, PA 19312
Below, you’ll find a video from recent Expert Speaker Series events held at Melmark. Click on “play button” to see the full presentations.
Jill Harper, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LABA
Bridging the Gap: Application of the Scientist-Practitioner Model
Mandy Rispoli, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Keeping the Analysis in Applied Behavior Analysis: Strategies for Individualizing Challenging Behavior Assessments and Treatments
Matthew Brodhead, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Assistant Professor, Michigan State University
Jonathan C. Baker, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Western Michigan University Applied Behavior Analysis and Aging
Peter Dams, Ph.D.
Introduction to Organizational Behavior Management and Strategic Planning
Paul H. Wehman, Ph.D.
Applied Behavior Analysis and Vocational Interventions:
Promoting Competitive Employment for Individuals with
Severe Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Chris M. Schaub, MS Ed., BCBA,
The role of behavior analysis in managing complex neurobehavioral sequelae following brain injury: Considering all components of the four-term contingency
Valbona Demiri, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Justin Leaf, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Using Evidence-based Practice to Increase Social Skills in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D., BCBA-D Executive Director of Research, Melmark PA
The Ethical Code for Behavior Analysis: Key Themes and Examples of Applications
Patrick C. Friman, Ph.D., ABPP
Dealing with Difficult People
Sean Casey, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Assessment and Treatment of Children with Feeding Problems
David J. Cox, Ph.D., M.S.B., BCBA
Exploring Ethical Decision-Making
Jessica E. Frieder, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Transforming Your Classroom with Response to Intervention