Mark D. Shriver, Ph.D., BCBA-D is a Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is the Associate Director for Education and Training for the MMI Psychology Department and he is the Director of the Applied Behavior Analysis graduate training program at the University of Nebraska Omaha. He received his PhD in School Psychology from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. His research and clinical interests include behavioral parent training, treatment of anxiety disorders, treatment adherence, treatment of common childhood behavioral issues, and school-related behavioral and academic issues. He has over 50 peer-reviewed articles, chapters, reviews and abstracts. He authored a book on the science and practice of parent training published by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Shriver is founder and past editor of the Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools. He is a past Associate Editor for the Journal of School Psychology and for the Journal of Behavioral Education. He regularly works with local school districts to provide program evaluation and behavioral consultation. He has received recognition as an Outstanding Teacher of the Year at UNMC.
Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1994
Ed.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1990
B.S., University of Nebraska-Omaha, 1987
PSYC 9470/MMI 947 Practicum in Applied Behavior Analysis
PSYC 9570/MMI 957 Applied Behavior Analysis
PSYC 8700/MMI 870 Ethics and Law for Psychology and Applied Behavior Analysis
Research Interests and Projects
- Behavioral parent training
- Treatment adherence in parent and teacher delivery of interventions
- Delivery of applied behavior analysis services and consultation in the school setting
- Program Evaluation of Out-of-School Programs
Selected Publications (within the last 5 years)
- Shriver, M.D. (in press). Evidence-based treatment components for children and adolescents with specific learning disabilities. Invited chapter for Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Components of Evidence-Based Treatments for Youth and their Parents.
- Shriver, M.D. (in press). Applied behavior analysis in education: The role of the board certified behavior analyst. Invited chapter for Behavioral Interventions in Schools: Evidence-Based Positive Strategies, 2nd Edition.
- Banks, B.M., Shriver, M.D., Chadwell, M.R., & Allen K.D. (2018). An examination of behavioral treatment wording on acceptability and understanding. Behavioral Interventions, 1-11.
- Cohrs, C., Shriver, M.D., Allen, K.D. (2016). Evaluation of increasing antecedent specificity in goal statements on teacher adherence to positive behavior management strategies. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
- Kupzyk, S., & Shriver, M.D. (2016). A systematic framework for addressing treatment integrity in school settings. Psychology in the Schools.
- Allen, K.D., Shriver, M.D., & Nadler, C. (2015). Raising our kids well: Guidelines for positive parenting. In Steven Jay Lynn, William O’Donohue, and Scott Lilienfeld (Eds). Better, Stronger, Wiser: Psychological Science and Well-Being. Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
- Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)
- Coordinator, Practice Board
- Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis
- Nebraska Association for Behavior Analysis
- American Psychological Association
- Division 16 (School Psychology)
- Division 25 (Behavior Analysis)
- Nebraska Psychology Association