Susan Flynn

Susan

Flynn

Susan Flynn

Department Chair

  • Assistant Professor

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  • Campus:
  • TCS Online
Department
Applied Behavior Analysis
Institution
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Phone
312-488-6048
Email
Biography

Susan D. Flynn, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level. She has more than 17 years of experience and expertise in autism, special education, and behavioral assessment and intervention. Dr. Flynn has conducted research and presented locally and nationally at conferences on a variety of special education and behavior analytic topics. She also has conducted workshops on behavioral assessment and intervention for local school districts.

Dr. Flynn is an active member of various professional organizations, including the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Association for Positive Behavior Support, Association of Professional Behavior Analysts, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Her research interests include autism, procedural integrity of training in behavioral assessment and intervention, active student responding, and delivery of behavior analytic services via telehealth.

Education History
Degree Institution
Ph.D. Special Education-Applied Behavior Analysis University of North Carolina at Charlotte
M.A.T. Special Education - Severe/Profound Disabilities with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis University of North Carolina at Charlotte
B.A. English University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Professional Memberships
Role Organization
Member Association for Behavior Analysis International
Member Council for Exceptional Children
Member Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies
Member Association for Science in Autism Treatment
Member Association of Professional Behavior Analysts
Member Association for Positive Behavior Support
Member Association for Behavior Analysis International
Licenses
Board Certified Behavior Analyst - Doctoral-level #1-11-8144
South Carolina Severe Disabilities (pre K-12), Doctorate Level
North Carolina Severe/Profound Disabilities (K-12), M Level
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Applied Behavior Analysis Academic Skills
Assessment/Analysis
Autism Spectrum / Developmental Disorders
Education/Special Education
Functional Analysis
Functional Behavior Assessment
Instructional Design
Intellectual Disabilities
Positive Behavior Support
Problem Behavior Reduction
Self-Injury and Other Challenging Behaviors
Skill Development
Stereotypy
Time Management
Autism/Developmental Disorders Applied Behavior Analysis
Asperger’s
Autism
Autistic Spectrum
Social Development
Presentations
Title Location Date
Flynn, S. D. (2016, May). EDC: Education area poster session. Chair in session for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL (invited).
Flynn, S. D. (2016, May). Teacher implementation of trial-based functional analysis and differential reinforcement of alternative behavior for students with challenging behavior. In S. D. Flynn (Chair), Effects of teacher training on performance and satisfaction. Paper accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.
Flynn, S. D. (2016, May). Effects of teacher training on performance and satisfaction. Chair in session accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.
Catagnus, R. M., Flynn, S. D., Fitzgerald, D. L., Cohen, M. J., & Fiebig, J. H. (2016, May). Applied behavior analysis at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Online Campus. Poster accepted for the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.
Flynn, S. D. (2015, January). School professionals’ implementation of trial-based functional analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavior Analysis International’s Ninth Annual Autism Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Flynn, S. D. (2014, April). Effects of training on school professionals’ implementation of trial-based functional analysis. In K. L. Lane (Chair), Division for Research: Research on Implementation Science. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.
Flynn, S. D. (2014, April). Function-based interventions for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Philadelphia, PA.
Flynn, S. D., & Lo, Y.-y. (2013, February). Classroom-based functional analysis and function-based interventions. Paper presented at the North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis Conference, Wilmington, NC [invited speaker]
Schell, R. M., Stafford, M. W., Phillips, J., Thompson, K. M., Schmitt, B., Poteet, N.,…Flynn, S. D. (2012, May). North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.
Dais, T., Lo, Y.-y., & Flynn, S. D. (2012, April). Placing proactive in positive behavior supports: The argument for school-wide positive behavior supports. In T. Dais (Chair), Leadership strand session on positive behavior support practices for special education leaders and teachers. Presented at the annual meeting of the Council for Exceptional Children, Denver, CO.
Flynn, S. D., & Lo, Y.-y. (2012, April). Implementing trial-based functional analyses and functional communication training in classroom settings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of The Council for Exceptional Children, Denver, CO.
Flynn, S. D., Anderson, A., Toms, O. M., Hughes, K. L., Brandon, M., & Wingard, A. B. (2012, February). Student Symposium; Chair. North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis Conference. Winston-Salem, NC.
Lo, Y.-y., Thompson, T., Hurst, R., Phillips, J., Stafford, M., Boyce, A., & Flynn, S. D. (2012, February). Licensing behavior analysts in North Carolina: HB487 and Beyond. Invited panel discussant at the North Carolina Association for Behavior Analysis Conference. Winston-Salem, NC.
Flynn, S. D., Lo, Y.-y., & Anderson, A. (2012, January). Effects of functional communication training on communicative and academic behavior of students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International Autism Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
Publications
Encyclopedias

Flynn, S. D (2015). Behavior support plans. In G. Scarlett (Ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Classroom Management. ( pp. pp. 95-97 ). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Flynn, S. D (2015). Functional analysis. In G. Scarlett (Ed.) The Sage Encyclopedia of Classroom Management. ( pp. pp. 342-344 ). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Browder, D. M., & Flynn, S (2012). Disabilities, severe and multiple. In J. A. Banks (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. ( pp. pp. 648-651 ). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.

Journals

Flynn, S. D., & Lo, Y-y (2016). Teacher implementation of trial-based functional analysis and differential reinforcement of alternative behavior for students with challenging behavior. Journal of Behavioral Education, 25 (1), 1-31.

Patrick, C., Lo, Y.-y., Campbell-Whatley, G. D., Flynn, S. D., & Toms, O. (2015). An antecedent-based intervention package for the improvement of on-task behaviors of students with disabilities. Illinois Schools Journal, 95 (1), 7-27.

Mims, P. J., Lee, A., Browder, D. M., Zakas, T., & Flynn, S (2012). Effects of a treatment package to facilitate English/Language Arts learning for middle school students with moderate to severe disabilities.. Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 47 , 414-425.

Konrad, M., Schnorr, C., Freeman, S. W., Flynn, S. D., Cease-Cook, J., …Keesey, S. (2012). In other sources. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 35 , 190-194.

Konrad, M., Freeman, S. M., Bartholomew, A., Kelley, K. R., Cease-Cook, J., Flynn, S. D.,…Rowe, D. A. (2011). In other sources. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 34 , 187-196.

Newspapers

Flynn, S. "Functional communication training and autism spectrum disorders.." Autism Matters in Charlotte, The Newsletter of the Autism Society of North Carolina Mecklenburg County Chapter. [] 2010: . Print.

Websites

Flynn, S. D. (2015). Transportation for adults with an intellectual and/or developmental disability, Final report. Retrieved from http://www.collegetransitionconnection.org/downloads/Coastal-Carolina-TCI-Report-Final.pdf

Flynn, S. (2010). Implementing inclusive strategies for students with autism. Retrieved from http://www.learnnc.org/lp/editions/every-learner/6692

Media Exposure
Appearance

Autism Expert for WTVI (local Charlotte PBS affiliate), Vicki Payne's For Your Home: Making the Home Safe for Children with Autism, Charlotte, NC (2011-2012)