Gary Pace

Full Time Lecturer

Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

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Education

1980University of KentuckyPh.D.

Teaching

  • Applied Behavior Analysis

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Ethics and Professional Guidelines for Behavioral Analysts. The course will cover the BACB fourth edition task list and the BACB Guidelines for Responsible Conduct for Behavior Analysts. Ethical and professional dilemmas in the practice of ABA therapy will be discussed.
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Study of the underlying assumptions of conducting behavioral assessments. The components of an effective behavioral assessment that will be presented are indirect or anecdotal methods (checklists, rating scales, and questionnaires), descriptive analysis (scatter plot, ABC analysis, interval and time sampling methods), and functional analysis (experimental methods, brief functional analyses).
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Supervised experience in Applied Behavior Analysis required as part of the BCBA exam. Experience is in approved sites. Fieldwork contract approval is required. Seminar is based on fieldwork experience.
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Research

Research Interests

  • Antecedent Control Procedures
  • Severe Behavior Disorders
  • Treatment Integrity

Select publications

Pace, G.M., Dunn, E.K., Luiselli, J.K., Cochran, C.R. & Skowron, J (2005).
Antecedent interventions in the management of maladaptive behaviors in a child with brain injury.
Brain Injury, 19, 365-369..

Codding, R.S., Feinberg, A.B., Dunn, E.K. & Pace, G.M. (2005).
Effects of performance feedback on treatment integrity of behavior support plans
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 38, 205-219..

Strohmeier, C., Pace, G.M., & Luiselli, J. (2014).
Brief (test-control) functional analysis and treatment evaluation of aggressive behavior
Behavioral Interventions, 29, 331-338..

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