BiographyBrian Conners, Ph.D., BCBA is a New Jersey Department of Education certified school psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He is Chief Executive Officer of his private practice, Brian Conners, BCBA, LLC where he provides consultation and training services to schools, organizations, and families and assists behavior analysts in developing their behavioral practice. He originally developed the graduate program in applied behavior analysis at Seton Hall University. He has worked in various sectors as a behavior analyst and consultant including public and private schools, psychiatric hospitals, and community agencies. He also was the former owner and chief executive officer of a nationally recognized Behavioral Health Center of Excellence for four years in private practice. He specializes in providing behavioral treatment to clients with severe developmental disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and psychiatric conditions. His clinical areas of expertise include crisis intervention, behavioral assessment, and providing treatment and interventions for clients with the severe problem behaviors of physical aggression and self-injury. He has presented at state and national conferences and has published articles and book chapters in school psychology and special education on multiculturalism and diversity issues in the field of behavior analysis, behavior management strategies, crisis intervention, restraint and seclusion practices in schools, and ethics and supervision issues in behavior analysis.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Multiculturalism and diversity issues
Restraint and seclusion use in applied settings
Published: Apr 08, 2019 by Behavior Analysis in Practice
Authors: Brian Conners, Ashlynn Johnson, Jacqueline Duarte, Ranim Murriky, & Kevin Marks
This paper examines the perceptions of behavior-analytic professionals holding credentials through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (BACB®)—including Board Certified Behavior Analysts–Doctoral™, Board Certified Behavior Analysts®, and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts®—regarding multiculturalism and diversity issues in their graduate training, fieldwork, and supervision.