Behavior Analysis in Parenting: Support for High Risk Families

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May 07, 2019 | 04:00 PM – 05:00 PM EST


This presentation is part of the ABA Subspecialty Series: Diversity in Practice. This nine-part series was developed to provide general awareness and education on the many different applications of Applied Behavior Analysis and the industry-specific niches consequently derived from these applications. For each area, one of its foremost experts will cover topics such as origins of the subspecialty area, seminal publications in the area, specific types of problems behavior analysts address within the area, how the treatment approach varies from alternative methods. This series is intended as a helpful resource for all individuals interested in the science of Applied Behavior Analysis, from undergraduates just embarking on their studies to professionals well established in the field.

Presenter Bio: John Lutzker, PhD

John R. Lutzker, Ph. D. is a Distinguished University Professor and Expert-in-Residence, and was the Founding Director of the Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. Among his other professional positions, he was a Branch Chief in Violence Prevention at the CDC. He has published over 184 articles and chapters, 9 books, has delivered over 488 international and national professional presentations, and is a Past-President of Division 33 of the American Psychological Association in which he is a Fellow in five Divisions. Among his awards are the Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Kansas, Outstanding Research Career Award from the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, and Visiting Scholar in Practice, Emory University School of Law, Georgia Child Welfare Legal Academy. He is on the editorial boards of five professional journals. Among his media appearances he has been interviewed on NPR’s Morning Edition, ABC’s Good Morning America, and served as a consultant for 60 Minutes on CBS. He is the Founder of SafeCare®, an evidence-based model for prevention and intervention of child maltreatment with a footprint in 27 U.S. states and 6 other countries. He has procured millions of dollars in sponsored and contracted funding during his career. His research interests are in parenting and the prevention of child abuse and neglect.

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