These training materials were created for the Autism Center of Excellence at Western Michigan University.
Dr. Doug Woods discusses assessment and treatment for habit disorders in children with autism and other developmental disabilities.
Expert: Dr. Douglas Woods is a licensed psychologist as well as professor and department head of psychology at Texas A&M University. His interests are in understanding, developing treatments for, and disseminating behavioral interventions for children and adults with Tourette Syndrome, Trichotillomania and other OCD-spectrum disorders. He has published a number of professional articles, books, and book chapters on the topics of Tourette syndrome, tic disorders and body-focused repetitive behaviors. He has received research grant support from the National Institutes of Health and the Tourette Syndrome Association. He has also served as an editor for several different professional journals including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.
"Treating Habit Disorders"
Entire video (1:38:36)
- Introduction to Habit Disorders (1:29)
- Tic Disorders and Tourette's Syndrome
- Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)
- Habit Reversal Training (48:58)
- Clinical demonstrations (1:23:37)