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College of Behavioral and Community Sciences


ABA researchers share findings at leadership conference

Catia Cividini-Motta

Cividini-Motta presents her research.

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) faculty Catia Cividini-Motta, PhD, BCBA-D, Kwang-Sun Cho Blair, PhD, BCBA-D, and Tracy-Ann Gilbert Smith, MS presented their research findings at the 2023 Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Leadership and Project Directors' Conference.

Tracy-Ann Gilbert Smith

Tracy-Ann Gilbert Smith presents her research.

Their interdisciplinary work combined behavior analysis, school-based interventions, social work, and school psychology to improve outcomes for students. By integrating these diverse perspectives and skill sets, they have developed innovative approaches to supporting students' academic, behavioral, and socio-emotional growth.

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