The Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University hosts presentations each year.
"BEHAVIOR-BASED SAFETY: MULTIPLE REPLICATIONS AND LONG TERM SUCCESS"
Terry McSween, Ph.D.
Oct. 19, 2007
Dr. Terry McSween (Ph.D., 1980, Applied Behavior Analysis) is founder and CEO of Quality Safety Edge, a company that specializes in the application of behavioral technology to promote employee safety and improve teamwork for an extensive list of national corporations. He is also the founder and manager of Behavioral Safety Now, a major international conference on behavioral safety and performance management. He has published a number of articles on behavioral safety as well as the highly regarded book, "The value-based safety process: Improving your safety culture with a behavioral approach." His work has been recognized with awards from the American Society of Safety Engineers and the Organizational Behavior Management Network.
"INTEGRATING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR AND LITERACY SUPPORTS AT THE SCHOOL-WIDE LEVEL: A STATE INITIATIVE"
Nov. 9, 2007
"BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND RESPONSE GENERALIZATION: CREATING BENEFICIAL SIDE EFFECTS WITHIN SAFETY INTERVENTIONS"
Tim Ludwig, Ph.D.
Appalachian State University
Nov. 30, 2007
A graduate of Virginia Tech, Dr. Tim Ludwig is a professor of psychology at Appalachian State University where he has won a number of university and state level awards for his teaching and his leadership of their nationally recognized industrial/organizational psychology and human resources management master's program.
"TRAINING AND RESEARCH WITH OLDER INDIVIDUALS AT THE ALLIANCE SENIOR DAY PROGRAM"
Linda LeBlanc, Ph.D.
Western Michigan University
Director of Clinical Training
Feb. 15, 2008
"LONG-TERM COGNITIVE EFFECTS OF CEREBRAL MALARIA IN UGANDAN CHILDREN"
Michael Boivin, Ph.D.,
Michigan State University
March, 21, 2008
Dr. Michael Boivin is an associate professor in the neurology and in the psychiatry departments at Michigan State University and based in the International Neurologic and Psychiatric Epidemiology Program. He is also an adjunct research investigator in the neuropsychology section at the University of Michigan. He has a Ph.D. from Western Michigan University in the experimental analysis of behavior and an MPH from the University of Michigan in public health policy and administration. He served as a Fulbright senior research scholar to DR Congo (1990-91) and Uganda (2003-04), and recently completed a three-year term as a Fulbright senior scholar peer reviewer for the Regional Africa Research Program and lecture and research awards to East Africa. Presently his focus has been on health factors influencing the neuropsychological development of children in Africa, especially severe malaria and HIV. Boivin is also principal investigator on a three-year Templeton Foundation funded study on quality-of-life, neuropsychological and immunological factors affected by breast cancer treatment. This study is based at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing.
"An interactive multi-media behavioral activation program"
Amy Naugle, Ph.D.
Richard Spates, Ph.D.
Western Michigan University
Associate Professor and Professor
April 18, 2008