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Dr. Ray Miltenberger Selected to Receive the American Psychological Association's 2008 Distinguished Contributions to Applied Behavior Analysis Award

Congratulations to Ray Miltenberger, who has been selected to receive the American Psychological Association's Division 25 2008 Distinguished Contributions to Applied Behavior Analysis Award, given to individuals for their innovative and important research on applications of behavioral principles to address socially significant human behavior. Dr. Milterberger's contributions to the field will be recognized at the 2008 APA Convention, to be held August 14 - 17, 2008 in Boston, MA.

In addition to receiving the award, Dr. Miltenberger will be an invited presenter for the Division 25, Behavior Analysis Convention Program. According to APA, convention programs are developed by the divisions of APA and include symposia, paper and poster sessions, invited addresses, discussions, and workshops.

Dr. Miltenberger is currently a professor at the USF Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute in the Department of Child and Family Studies. He is also the Director of the Master's Program in Applied Behavior Analysis. He has published over 125 journal articles and 25 chapters, has co-edited a text on analysis and treatment of tics and repetitive behavior disorders, and has written a behavior modification textbook, now in its fourth edition. Dr. Miltenberger has received a number of awards for his teaching and research.

The Department of Child and Family Studies is committed to improving the well-being of individuals, children, and families within communities across the country through promoting respect, inclusion, development, achievement, mental health, and an optimum quality of life.



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