- Applied Behavior Analysis
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Julia H. Fiebig, PhD, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has been teaching online for The Chicago School for Professional Psychology since 2010. She currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked in Europe and the U.S. across a variety of settings, including public schools, hospitals, home-based programs, residential treatment centers, and private practice. She consults in organizational, clinical, and educational settings and is committed to work related to organizational and community sustainability, leadership, consensus-based community practices, and global climate change issues. She is a founding board member and current Chair of ABAI's Behavior Analysis for Sustainable Societies Special Interest Group, which serves to advance applications of behavior analysis to environmental issues and contribute to the development of solutions to climate change, pollution, over-consumption of resources, and imbalances in environmental sustainability. Julia is also experienced and passionate about her work directing international summer camps with the aim of teaching young people to have better human relations and engage in responsible community living
Areas of interest include: applications of behavior analysis to sustainability and climate change issues, applications of behavior analysis to leadership and organizational change, effective models of consultation, processes of consensus, staff training and management, dissemination of behavior analysis to international communities, and quality service delivery in private and public institutions.
- Education History
Degree Institution Year B.S. Psychology and German Literature University of Florida 2001 M.S. Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis Florida State University 2005 PhD in Organizational Leadership The Chicago School of Professional Psychology 2015
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Member Association for Behavior Analysis International Member California Association for Behavior Analysis Member Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis Member North American Association for Environmental Education Member OBM Network Member Association for Contextual Behavior Science
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
- Community Involvement
Organization Chair, Behavior Analysis for Sustainable Societies Special Interest Group (2010 - present) Program planning committee member for the Behavior Change for a Sustainable World (2012) Advisor to the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies (November 2010-present) Founding member of the Bay Area District Behavior Analyst working group (May 2008-present) Volunteer Staff Member for Luethi Peterson Camps International to foster international understanding and community responsibility among young people (1998- present)
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Applied Behavior Analysis Assessment/Analysis Autism Spectrum / Developmental Disorders Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention Education/Special Education Functional Behavior Assessment Problem Behavior Reduction Self-Injury and Other Challenging Behaviors Verbal Behavior/Language Acquisition
Title Location Date Behavior Analysis and Sustainability (Guest web lecture) Florida Institute of Technology 10/2012 K-12 Sustainability Education: Knowing About and Doing (Invited Panel - Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Conference) Columbus, OH. 08/2012 Developing a Database for Organizations with Green Behavior (Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Conference) Columbus, OH. 08/2012 Walkin’ on Sunshine: Sure Feels Good When a Public School District Models Environmental Stewardship (Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Conference) Columbus, OH. 08/2012 The Business, Science, and Practice of Effective Program Implementation: Behavior Analysis in Education. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Convention Seattle, WA. 05/2012 Plan it for the Planet: Building a Green Elementary Science Curriculum with Conservation Behavior as a Primary Measure. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis International Convention Denver, CO. 05/2011 Our School District has Hired a BCBA. Now What? : Making Your Models Fierce!- Models of Consultation. California Meeting for SELPA Directors Conference Sacramento, CA. 06/2009 Keeping It in the Family! On the Fiscal Implications of Reducing External Behavior Contracts in Public School Districts. Symposium presented at the California Association for Behavior Analysis Convention Burlingame, CA. 02/2009 Focus on the Players and the Game: Regarding the Implications of BCBA Involvement on Staff Behavior Symposium presented at the California Association for Behavior Analysis Convention Burlingame, CA. 02/2009 STARS AND START: Program Delivery Aimed at Generalized Responding. Paper presented at the California Association for Behavior Analysis Convention in Burlingame, CA. and at the Association for Behavior Analysis 2007 Convention San Diego, CA. 05/2007 Start Teaching and Reinforcing Today: Teaching parents to teach. Symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention San Diego, CA. 05/2007 Functional analysis of pica using non-toxic stimuli. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Convention Chicago, IL. 05/2005
Burkholder, E., Wilhite, C.J., Peck, R., Epps, C.A., Fiebig, J.H., Quirk, L., & Vidovic, J. (2010). School districts hire behavior analysts, save money - lots of money.Behavior Analysis Digest International, 22(1).