Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Jonathan J. Tarbox

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FirstSteps for Kids

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Dr. Jonathan Tarbox is the program director of the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis Program at the University of Southern California, as well as director of Research at FirstSteps for Kids. Dr. Tarbox is the incoming editor-in-chief of the journal Behavior Analysis in Practice and serves on the editorial boards of several major scientific journals related to autism and behavior analysis. He has published four books on autism treatment and well over 70 peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters in scientific texts. His research focuses on behavioral interventions for teaching complex skills to individuals with autism.



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