Associate Department Chair
- Los Angeles, CA
- Applied Behavior Analysis
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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Jennifer Beers received her MS in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University and her PhD in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles. Her interests are in the areas of verbal behavior, stimulus equivalence and relational frame theory (RFT), skill acquisition programming, and teaching behavior analysis.
Jennifer has more than 20 years of experience in home-, school-, and community-based programs for children diagnosed with autism, working in direct service provision, supervision, program development, and director roles. She has also worked for TCS LA ABA as the department coordinator prior to becoming a faculty member, helping to build systems and oversee the practicum program.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.A. Psychology Millersville University M.S. Behavior Analysis St. Cloud State University PhD The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization Member Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Member California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA)
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D)
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Applied Behavior Analysis Academic Skills Assessment/Analysis Autism Spectrum / Developmental Disorders Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention Functional Behavior Assessment Intellectual Disabilities Parenting Preference Assessments Problem Behavior Reduction Skill Development Verbal Behavior/Language Acquisition Autism/Developmental Disorders Applied Behavior Analysis Asperger’s Autism Autistic Spectrum