Postdoctoral Fellowship Director: Cynthia M. Anderson, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Fellowship Term: 1-2 Years beginning on or after July 1, 2018
Fellowships provide specialized training in one or more of the following areas: applied verbal behavior, severe problem behavior, school consultation, parent training, and systems-change. Fellows complete their fellowship (1-2 years) in one or more of the following areas: May Center Schools, Consultation Services, Adult Services, grant-funded research projects.
Apply the principles of behavior analysis to the assessment and treatment of core and associated features of autism spectrum disorder including communication, social interaction, addressing repetitive behaviors, and severe problem behavior. Students served in the schools typically present with significant behavioral and/or learning challenges.
Provide consultation to school staff and family members to enhance educational and social behavioral supports for students with autism spectrum disorder or other disabilities, social behavior problems, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, acquired brain injury and neurological disorders, and psychiatric disorders.
Focus on either (1) evaluation of a modular intervention for school-aged children with autism via a randomized controlled trial, or (2) evaluation of a comprehensive intervention for young children with autism spectrum disorder.
Each postdoctoral fellow will work with their supervisor to develop an individualized tOutlineraining plan that is aligned with the fellow’s goals for training. Depending on interests, experiences could include opportunities for gaining experience in direct clinical work, consultation, supervision of others, the conduct of research, providing workshops or other training experiences, and administrative activities. Fellows are required to complete a minimum of 2,000 hours of fellowship. Supervision occurs during face-to-face supervision meetings for at least two hours per week. Postdoctoral fellows have the opportunity to attend different professional development activities within the May Institute throughout the fellowship including participation in the Continuing Education for Psychologists seminar series and the Behavior Analyst seminar series.
1-2 Years beginning on or after July 1, 2018
Cynthia M. Anderson, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Vice President, Applied Behavior Analysis
Director, National Autism Center
Ivy Chong, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Vice President of School, Home, and Center-Based Services
Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Senior Vice President of Applied Verbal Behavior
Assistant Director, National Autism Center
Qualifications for Fellowships in Applied Behavior Analysis include:
To Apply for a Fellowship in Applied Behavior Analysis submit:
Before Beginning the Fellowship you will need to submit:
Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2018.
Please submit materials to Dr. Cynthia Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.