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Melissa Sweitzer, Ph.D., BCBA-D,
Executive Director

PRESENTATIONS:
Assessment and Treatment of Hyperactive Children, Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, Florida

Developing, Implementing and Evaluating Token Economies, Florida Mental Health Institute, Tampa, Florida

Behavioral Management Techniques in the Classroom, Pinellas County Headstart, St. Petersburg, Florida   

ABC’s of Effective Parent Training, Pensacola Florida

Parent Performance Checklist: A Practical Measure of the Quality of Parenting Skills, First Florida Work Session of Behavior Analysis in Retardation, Orlando, Florida

Developing Independence: A Behavioral Model for Teaching Pre-vocational and Independent Living Skills, CA Association for Neurologically Handicapped Children, Los Angeles, CA.

An Evaluation of Group Parent Education: Behavioral, PET, and Adlerian. Paper Presented at Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.   Nonaversive Behavior Modication, Pierce County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board, Tacoma, Washington

Maximizing Staff Consistency, Des Moines, Iowa; St. Louis, Kansas City; Portsmith, New Hamsphire; Boise, Idaho, Las Vegas, Nevada, San Francisco and Los Angeles, CA .

Longitudinal Training in Non-Aversive Behavior Modification – Train the Trainer Model – Multnomah Education Service District, Portland, Oregon.

“Supporting Families” Child Behavior Management Training

Mayor’s Certificate of Appreciation, Los Angeles, CA

Multi-Dimensional Approach to Improving the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities, Manila Phillippines 

Behavior Management, Regional Center of Orange County, CA

PUBLICATIONS:
Periodic Service Review - A Total Quality Assurance System for Human Services and Education; G.W. LaVigna, T.J. Willis, J.F. Shaull, M. Abedi, & M. Sweitzer.  Brooks Publishing Co., 1994.

Effective consultation for classroom & community setting.  In E. Cipani & F. Spooner (eds).  Curricular and Instructional Approaches for Persons with Severe Disabilities. G.W. LaVigna, T.J. Willis, J.F. Shaull, M. Abedi, & M. Sweitzer.  Allyn & Bacon, 1994.

An Evaluation of Group Parent Education: Behavioral, PET and Adlerian.  Review of Educational Research, Summer, 1985

Super Mom and Dad: A Parent Training Manual.  Parent and Child Training Project, Florida Mental Health Institute, May, 1980.


Kyle Gravel, M.S., BCBA
Supervisor
Registered MFT Intern

PRESENTATIONS:

Gravel, K. L., Scher, C. D., Miller, S., & Mechanic, M. B. (2013, April). Test anxiety mediates between looming vulnerability and test performance. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. La Jolla, CA.


Gravel, K. L., Sun, C. J., Sadamura, N., & Moniz, E. (2009, August). Ethnicity and help-seeking. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

McIndoo, C., Gravel, K. L., Scher, C.D., & Ellwanger, J. (2009, May). Individuals with varying levels of anxiety sensitivity do not differ in intrusion words recalled. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Gravel, K. L., Scher, C. D., Miller, S., & Mechanic, M. B. (2009, April). The effects of looming vulnerability on test anxiety and performance. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.

Gravel, K. L., McIndoo, C., Scher, C. D., & Ellwanger, J. (2008, November). Recall of emotional words in individuals with varying levels of anxiety sensitivity. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Sun, C. J., Gravel, K. L., Sadamura, N., & Moniz, E. (2008, October). Ethnic minority generational status: Implications for service provision policy. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

Gravel, K. L., Sun, C. J., Sadamura, N., & Moniz, E. (2008, August). Ethnicity, coping, and alcohol use among college students. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Gravel, K. L., McIndoo, C., Scher, C. D., & Ellwanger, J. (2008, April). Information processing and anxiety sensitivity. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

Gravel, K. L., & Treadwell, K. R. H. (2005, April). The role of studying in test anxiety and performance. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Frontiers in Undergraduate Research: Arts, Sciences, and Humanities, Storrs, CT.

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