These training materials were created for the Autism Center of Excellence at Western Michigan University.
Expert: Dr. Timothy R. Vollmer received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in 1992. From 1992 until 1996 he was on the psychology faculty at Louisiana State University. From 1996 to 1998 he was on the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He returned to the University of Florida in 1998 and is a professor of psychology. His primary area of research is applied behavior analysis, with emphases in developmental disabilities, reinforcement schedules (including differential reinforcement) and parenting. He has published over 130 articles and book chapters related to behavior analysis. He was the recipient of the 1996 B.F. Skinner New Researcher award and a 2004 award for significant contributions to applied behavior analysis from the American Psychological Association. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (2014-16) and a member of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior executive board.
"Differential Reinforcement Procedures in Applied Behavior Analysis"
Entire video (1:03:35)
- Concerns with differential reinforcement of other behavior (10:36)
- Implementation of a DRA
- Applicability of differential reinforcement for managing problem behavior (28:28)
- Individuals implementing procedures and behavioral skills training (36:30)