Understanding why people do what they do is critical if changing behavior is of interest. I enjoy teaching fundamental concepts and principles of behavior and how to implement Human Performance Technologies (HPT) to improve the performance, safety and well-being of others.
PhD - Florida Institute of Technology
MS - University of North Texas
BS - University of Illinois
Recognition & Awards
Michael J. Hemingway Award
Davis Productivity Award
Conceptual Analysis of Behavior
Over 20 years experience in the field of behavior analysis. Areas of interest include: Organizational Behavior Management (OBM), foster care, education and Autism Spectrum Disorder.
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Crosland, K.A., Cigales, M., Dunlap, G., Neff, B., Clark, H.B., Giddings, T., & Blanco,
A. (2008). Using Staff Training to Decrease the Use of Restrictive Procedures at Two Facilities for Foster Care Children. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 401-409.
Crosland, K.A., Dunlap, G., Sager, W., Neff, B., Wilcox, C., Blanco, A., & Giddings, T. (2008). The effects of staff training on the types of interactions observed at two group homes for foster care children. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 410-420.
Clark, H.B., Crosland, K.A., Geller, D., Cripe, M., Kenney, T., Neff, B., & Dunlap, G. (2008). A functional approach to reducing runaways and stabilizing placements for adolescents in foster care. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 429-441.
Stoutimore, M.R., Williams, C.E., Neff, B., & Foster, M. (2008). The Florida Child Welfare Behavior Analysis Services Program. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 367-376.
Stover, A.C., Dunlap, G., & Neff, B. (2008). The effects of a contingency contracting program on the nocturnal enuresis of three children. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 421-428.
Neff, B., Neff, S., Winston, L., & Cripe, M. (2009). BehaviorTools for Practitioners. Sunrise, FL: Professional Crisis Management Association.
Neff, B., Neff, S., Winston, L., & Cripe, M. (2009). BehaviorTools for Instructors. Sunrise, FL: Professional Crisis Management Association.
Crosland, K., Dunlap, G., Clark, H.B., & Neff, B. (2008). Delivering behavior support in the foster care system. In W. Sailor, G. Dunlap, G. Sugai, & R. Horner (Eds.). Handbook of clinical child psychology: Positive Behavior Support. New York: Springer.
Crosland, K., Neff, B., & Clark, H.B., (2007). Using behavior analysis services to improve outcomes. FOCUS: Foster Family-based Treatment Association, 13 (4), 15-17.