Student Presentations

Student Presentations (2014 - 2018, alphabetical)

Akers, J., Briggs, A. M., Greer, B. D., Fisher, W. W., & Retzlaff, B. J. (2018, May). Systematic changes in preference for schedule-thinning arrangements as a function of relative reinforcement density. Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Blowers, A.P., Rodriguez, N.M., Cohrs, V.L., Luczynski, K.M. (2018, May). Assessment and Treatment of Elopement Maintained by Chase. Symposium conducted at the Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego, CA.

Briggs, A. M., Fisher, W. W., Greer, B. D., & Kimball, R. (2018, May). Prevalence of resurgence of destructive behavior when thinning reinforcement schedules during functional communication training. Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Cohrs, C., Allen, K. D., Shriver, M. D., Burke, R. (2015, May). Enhanced goal setting to increase teacher adherence to positive behavior management strategies. Poster presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.

Cohrs, V.L., Glodowski, K., Pagano, J., & Rodriguez, N. (2017, May). Analyzing the Pre-requisite Skills for Children with Autism to Answer Multiple Questions about Visual Stimuli. Poster presented at the Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, Denver, CO.

Craig, A. R., Fisher, W. W., Greer, B. D., Retzlaff, B. J., & Fuhrman, A. M.  (2018, April). Using behavioral momentum theory to reduce resurgence of problem behavior: An analysis of four applications. Symposium presentation at the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts annual conference, St. Louis, MO.

Craig, A. R., Fisher, W. W., Greer, B. D., Retzlaff, B., Fuhrman, A. M., Lichtblau, K., & Saini, V. (2018, May). On the predictive validity of behavioral momentum theory for reducing resurgence of problem behavior. Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

De Souza, A., Rodriguez, N. M., Levesque, M., Niemeier, J., & Ocen, M. (2015, May). A preliminary analysis of use of a pause procedure to teach appropriate echoing following the instruction “say.” Symposium conducted at the 41st Annual Convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX (2015, May) and the 9th Annual Conference of the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis, Omaha, NE (2015, March).

Fuhrman, A.M. (Chair; 2017, May). Professional Development Series. Translational Research: Implications and Future Directions. Symposium conducted at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Fuhrman, A.M. (Chair; 2018, May). Recent translational research informing treatments for problem behavior. Symposium conducted at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. 

Fuhrman, A. M., Fisher, W. W., Greer, B. D., Saini, V., Simmons, C. A. (2017, May). Reducing resurgence of destructive behavior following functional communication training using behavioral momentum theory. Symposium presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Glowdowski, K., Cohrs, V.L., Malachowski, M., Licht, B.J., Sorensen, K., Rodriguez, N.M. (May 2018). An Evaluation of Rote and Variable Vocal Model Prompting on Response Variability. Poster presented at the Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, San Diego.

Greer, B. D., Fisher, W. W., Fuhrman, A. M., & Lichtblau, K. R. (2017, May). Strategies to mitigate the recurrence of problem behavior following functional communication training. Symposium presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference, Denver, CO. 

Haney, S. D. (2018, May). Recent Advancements in the Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders. Symposium presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International in San Diego, CA.

Haney, S. D., Ibanez, V. F., Piazza, C. C., & Kirkwood, C. A. (2018, May). An Evaluation of Negative Reinforcement to Increase Self-feeding and Drinking for Children with Feeding Disorders. Poster presented at the 44th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International in San Diego, CA.

Higgins, W. J., Valesquez, L., & Fisher, W. W. (2014, May). Using telehealth technologies to remotely teach caregivers to conduct discrete-trial instruction: Effects on caregiver implementation and child correct responding. Presentation in a symposium at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.  

Higgins, W. J., Valesquez, L., & Fisher, W. W. (2014, February). Using telehealth technologies to remotely teach caregivers to conduct discrete-trial instruction: Effects on caregiver implementation and child correct responding. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis, Omaha, NE.  

Hood, S. A., Rodriguez, N. M., Fisher, W. W., Luczynski, K. C., & Owen, T. M. (2015, May). Concurrent-Operant Functional Analysis of Aggressive Behavior Maintained by Attention. In S. Hood (Chair), Efforts toward more practically sensitive functional analyses and efficient treatments for problem behavior. Symposium conducted at the 41th Annual Convention for Association for Behavior Analysis, San Antonio, TX.

Keevy, M. D., (2018, May). Teaching discriminated manding to children with Autism. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA.

Kimball, R., Greer, B. D., & Briggs, A. M. (2018, May). Translational evaluation of operant ABA renewal during alternative reinforcement: A preliminary investigation. Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Mathews, T.L., Neemann, M, & Gibson, L. (2017, March). Effective teaching strategies for children with autism. 3rd Annual Mid Nebraska Early Childhood Summit. York, NE.

McKeown, C. A., Luczynski, K. C., Stodola, S. A., Aragon, M. A., & Fulton, C. J. (2019) Can we be friends?: A replication and extension of the preschool life skills’ friendship unit. Poster presented at ABAI, Chicago, IL.

Mcpheters, M. J., Mitteer, D. R., Randall, K. R., Greer, B. D., Briggs, A. M., Rowe, S., Fisher, W. W., & Cohrs, V. L. (2018, April). Teaching behavior technicians to create single-case design graphs using GraphPad Prism. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Convention for the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis, Omaha, NE. Awarded 2018 HLABA Poster Award of Excellence. 

Mitteer, D. R., Greer, B. D., Fisher, W. W., Briggs, A. M., Kimball, R. T., Randall, K. R., & Wacker, D. P. (2018, April). A laboratory model for evaluating relapse of undesirable caregiver behavior. Poster presented at the 1st Annual Nebraska SciFest, Omaha, NE. Awarded 2nd place in poster contest.

Mitteer, D. R., Fisher, W. W., Greer, B. D., Briggs, A. M., Fuhrman, A. M., Romani, P. W., & Zangrillo, A. N. (2017, May). Further evaluation and analysis of differential exposure to establishing operations during functional communication training. Symposium presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference, Denver, CO.

Mitteer, D. R., Greer, B. D., Fisher, W. W., Briggs, A. M., Kimball, R., Randall, K., & Wacker, D. P. (2018, May). Relapse of undesirable caregiver behavior following behavioral skills training. Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Peterson, S. P., Rodriguez, N. M., & Pawich, T. L. The Effects of Modeling Variable Responding and Programming Lag Contingencies on Response Variability. Presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL (2014, May).

Phillips, L. A., Fisher, W. W., Zangrillo, A. N., Owen, T. M., & Strang, W. (April, 2017). Introduction of Demands into Attention and Tangible Contexts of a Multiple Schedule to Treat Escape-Maintained Problem Behavior. Poster presented at the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis. Omaha, NE.

Phillips, L. A., Fisher, W. W., Zangrillo, A. N., Owen, T. M., & Strang, W. (May, 2017). Introduction of Demands into Attention and Tangible Contexts of a Multiple Schedule to Treat Escape-Maintained Problem Behavior. Poster presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. Denver, CO.

Phillips, L. A., Greer, B. D., Fisher, W. W., Lichtblau, K. R., Mitteer, D. R., & Briggs, A. M. (May, 2018). Promoting Rapid Transfer of Treatment Effects to Caregivers During Functional Communication Training. Paper presented at the meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. San Diego, CA.

Retzlaff, B.J., Craig, A.C., Fisher, W.W., Greer, B.D., & Fuhrman, A. M. (May, 2018). The effects of time in extinction on resurgence of destructive behavior in children with ASD. Symposium presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior, San Diego, CA.  

Retzlaff, B.J., Fisher, W.W., Akers, J. S., & Greer, B. D. (May, 2017). A translational investigation of the potential for induction of additional functions following synthesized contingency analyses. Symposium presentation at the 43rd annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.  

Retzlaff, B.J., Lichtblau, K., Romani, P., Greer, B.D., & Fisher, W.W. (May, 2016). Telehealth treatment of sleep-related trichotillomania and trichophagia using improved sleep hygiene and melatonin. Symposium presentation at the 42nd annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.  

Retzlaff, B.J., Saini, V., & Fisher, W.W. (May, 2018). Efficiency in functional analysis of problem behavior: A quantitative and qualitative review. Symposium presentation at the 44th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Saini, V., Fisher, W.W., & Retzlaff, B.J. (May 2018). Ongoing visual-inspection criteria for interpreting functional analyses. Symposium presentation at the 44th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Sandberg, S., Kennedy, A., & Kuhn, B.R. (2018, May).  Effects of Parent-Directed Bedtime Fading With Response Cost on Undesired Co-Sleeping and Related Sleep Disturbances in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Poster presented at 44th annual meeting of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA. 

Smith, V. L., Rodriguez, N. M., & Luczynski, K. C. The Effects of Exposure on Biased Selections during a Concurrent-Chains Preference Assessment. Symposium conducted at the 42nd Annual Convention for Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL (2016, May).

Smith, V. L., Rodriguez, N. M., Levesque, M. A., & Niemeier, J. J. Teaching Manding for Help as a Conditional Discrimination. Symposium conducted at the A 41th Annual Convention for Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX (2015, May), the 124th Annual Convention for American Psychological Association, Denver, CO (2016, August), and the Annual Conference for the Heartland Association for Behavior Analysis, Omaha, NE (2015, March).

Zangrillo, A. N., Fuhrman, A. M., Greer, B. D., & Fisher, W. W. (2017, May). Comparing alternative-reinforcement procedures to enhance functional communication training during reinforcement schedule thinning. Symposium presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Annual Conference, Denver, CO.