James Chok, Ph.D., BCBA-D
James Chok is a licensed psychologist, neuropsychologist, and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Dr. Chok received his doctoral degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and completed a one year internship and two year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chok previously served as the Senior Director of Clinical Services for the Residential Treatment Facility at Melmark Pennsylvania, which specializes in the treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, and severe challenging behavior. He now maintains a private practice in West Chester, PA. Dr. Chok previously served as the Vice President of the New Hampshire chapter of the International OCD Foundation is a graduate instructor for UMASS Boston. He is a published author in peer-reviewed scientific journals and regularly presents research findings at professional conferences. In 2011, Dr. Chok was the recipient of the Outstanding Practitioner Award given by the Berkshire Association for Applied Behavior Analysis and Therapy.
Jon Bailey, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Bailey received his PhD, from the University of Kansas in 1970 and is currently Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Florida State University where he was on the graduate faculty for 38 years and produced a record 63 PhDs. He is currently Director of the FSU Panama City Masters Program in Psychology with a Major in Applied Behavior Analysis and teaches Ethics & Professional Issues, Skinner’s Theory of Behaviorism, and Research Methods in ABA. He is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, a Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis: International and the American Psychological Association, and Secretary/Treasurer for the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, which he founded in 1980.
Dr. Bailey received the Distinguished Service to Behavior Analysis Award from the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis, the Division 25 Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award and the University of Kansas Applied Behavioral Science Distinguished Alumni Award as well as the prestigious Nathan H. Azrin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Applied Behavior Analysis from the American Psychological Association. In 2017, he received the Murray Sidman Award for Enduring Contribution to Behavior Analysis from the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles, is past-Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and is co-author of 11 books. His most recent is book, Research Methods in Applied Behavior Analysis, 2nd Edition, was published in 2018. Analyzing Ethics Questions from Behavior Analysts will be published in 2019.
Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D, BCBA-D
Patrick McGreevy received B.S. and M.A. degrees in Psychology and Special Education, respectively, from the University of Iowa. He was a special education teacher for eight years, working with children and young adults with moderate-to-severe developmental disabilities. He received the Ph.D. degree in Education from Kansas University under the guidance of Ogden R. Lindsley. He has served on the faculties of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Louisiana State University, the University of Central Florida, and the Florida Institute of Technology. He is the author of Teaching and Learning in Plain English, an introduction to Precision Teaching, and the founder and first editor of the Journal of Precision Teaching and Standard Celeration Charting. He is the author of ten journal articles and a book chapter on teaching verbal behavior. He is the first author of Essential for Living, a functional skills curriculum, assessment, and professional practitioner’s handbook based on B. F. Skinner’s analysis of verbal behavior for children and adults with moderate-to-severe disabilities. For the past 30 years, he has provided consultations for children and adults with developmental disabilities in school districts, residential programs, and hospitals, specializing in the simultaneous management of aggressive and self-injurious behavior and the teaching of communication and language skills to individuals with limited repertoires. He has given hundreds of presentations and workshops, and is the recipient of the Ogden R. Lindsley Lifetime Achievement Award of the Standard Celeration Society.
Shawn Quigley, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Tom Zane, Ph.D., BCBA