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Neff, Bryon

Assistant Professor and Site Director, School of Behavior Analysis

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.

Educational Background

PhD - Florida Institute of Technology

MS - University of North Texas

BS - University of Illinois

Recognition & Awards

Michael J. Hemingway Award

Davis Productivity Award

Current Courses

Intensive Practicum

Capstone

Conceptual Analysis of Behavior

Professional Experience

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.

Selected Publications

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.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

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.