The DBA is pleased to announced the first of its keynote speakers for its April 2015 Conference. Brian Iwata, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Florida, will present a keynote address and workshop as part of the conference programme.
Dr Iwata is credited with developing the first model for conducting functional analyses of problem behaviour. Dr. Iwata is the former Chief Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Chair of the Human Development Study Section of the National Institutes of Health and the President of the following societies: the Association for Behavior Analysis, the Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis, Division 33 of the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, and the FloridaAssociation for Behavior Analysis. He is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, the Association for Behavior Analysis, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
He has published over 225 articles and chapters on various aspects of developmental disabilities including basic skills acquisition, community preparation, eating disorders, self-injurious and aggressive behavior, and staff performance.
If you would like to learn more about Dr Iwata’s views and research, you might find the below interview interesting.