Division 25 Recorder
July 2012 |Vol. 40, No. 1 Download Issue (PDF, 594KB)
Featured ArticleDerek Reed and Florence DiGennaro Reed
This issue includes an interview with a behavior analyst in Disney's Animal Kingdom, commentary on the importance of functional dynamic assessment of childhood mental disorders and the division's upcoming APA convention program.
In This Issue
- APA Council updates
Council activites from August 2011 through February 2012 include discussion on how to make the council more representative of APA membership, a new journal co-sponsored by APAGS and APA, and changes to the APA Convention.
By Larry A. Alferink, PhD, and Kurt Salzinger, PhD
- Caveat emptor! Blood pressure drug marketed as a “homeopathic topical treatment”
A critical examination of how the marketing buzzwords and phrases give 'buyer-beware' warning signals to those in search of treatment for autism.
- Functional dynamic assessment in evaluating childhood mental disorders
Motivation of the patient can have an effect on accurate evaluation and determination of a childhood mental disorder.
By Ennio Cipani, PhD
- Interview with Dr. Christina A. Alligood
We interviewed Dr. Christina A. Alligood about her experience using behavior analytic assessment and intervention techniques with zoo animals.
- 2012-convention-programming (PDF, 26KB)
- Div. 25 Membership
Behavior Analysis membership is open to any fellow, member, associate, or student affiliate of APA.