Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Gregory Madden

Assistant Professor, Applied Behavioral Science
Director, Performance Management Laboratory
Co-Director of Graduate Training

4056 Dole Human Development Center
Department Phone: 785.864.4840
Office Phone: 785.864.0521
Fax: 785.864.5202
E-mail: fdreed@ku.edu
Lab Website

Current Vita

B.A. Binghamton University (Psychology), 1996
M.A. Long Island University (Experimental Psychology), 2000
Ph.D. Syracuse University (School Psychology), 2006
Pre-Doctoral Training in Clinical Psychology May Institute, Inc (APPIC), 2005-2006
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology Institute for Child Development, 2006-2007
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (certification # 1-04-2063)

Undergraduate Specialty Area
Organizational Behavior Management Research and Practice

Undergraduate and Graduate Courses

ABSC 160         Introduction to Child Behavior and Development
ABSC 486         Issues in Parenting
ABSC 469         Organizational Behavior Management
ABSC 695         Practicum in Organizational Behavior Management
ABSC 735         Within Subjects Research Methodology and Direct Observation
ABSC 871         Practicum in Behavior Analysis
ABSC 872         Practicum in Behavioral Intervention
ABSC 893         Behavioral Consultation

Research Sites / Collaborators (in alphabetical order)

Dr. Jennifer Gillis from Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
Community Living Opportunities, Inc. (Greater Lawrence and Kansas City areas, KS)
Kansas City Autism Training Center (Kansas City, KS)
Lawrence Humane Society (Lawrence, KS)
Midnight Farm (Baldwin City, KS)
University of Kansas Applied Behavioral Economics Laboratory (Lawrence, KS)
University of Kansas Translational Performance Management Laboratory (Lawrence, KS)

Research Interests

I serve as the Director of the Performance Management Laboratory at KU where my students and I conduct translational and applied research. A majority of my research is conducted within a behavioral consultation model with community organizations and seeks to identify effective and resource-efficient practices to promote behavior change of employees, educators, and other consultees. In addition, my research facilities include on-campus laboratories that allow us to answer translational questions in a highly-controlled setting.

My primary research interests fall within Organizational Behavior Management, a subfield of applied behavior analysis, and Behavioral Consultation. I am interested in exploring the degree to which treatment integrity influences client outcomes, developing efficient and effective training procedures, quality improvement systems, and performance management within service delivery settings.

Service and Professional Interests

I have served on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Journal of Behavioral Education, Behavior Analysis in Practice, School Psychology Review, and Journal of Early and Intensive Behavior Intervention. In addition, I have been asked to provide guest editorial reviews for Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, Education and Treatment of Children, Journal of School Psychology, Child and Family Behavior Therapy, School Psychology Quarterly, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, and Assessment for Effective Intervention.

Currently, I sit on the Executive Committee as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Association for Science in Autism Treatment and serve on the Board of Governors for the Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis. I am also a Board Member for Community Living Opportunities and sit on the Quality Assurance Committee. I have been involved with the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy as a member of the Student Relations Committee. In 2005-2006, I served on the Board of Advisors for the Families for Effective Autism Treatment of Central New York.

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