Brian Conners, Ed.S, BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and New Jersey Department of Education certified school psychologist with over 10 years experience in the field. He originally developed the graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis at Seton Hall University and is a Faculty Associate at the university teaching courses in Applied Behavior Analysis and special education. He has worked within various sectors as a behavior analyst and consultant including public and private schools, psychiatric hospitals, and community agencies. He also was the former owner and Chief Executive Officer of a nationally recognized Behavioral Health Center of Excellence for four years in private practice.
Interactive engaging speaker for workshops and trainings focusing on Applied Behavior Analysis
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education
CERTIFICATIONS -Board Certified Behavior Analyst: Certification #1-13-13631 -School Psychologist, New Jersey Department of Education Certification #973779 -Licensed Behavior Analyst, State of Connecticut #162 -Instructor Certification (Senior Level), Crisis Prevention Institute’s Nonviolent Crisis Intervention EDUCATION Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ Doctorate of Philosophy in Higher Education, Leadership Management, and Policy with a Concentration in Education Research, Assessment, and Program Evaluation (In progress) Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ Education Specialist in School Psychology Pennsylvania State University Graduate Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ Master of Arts in Psychological Studies with an Individualized Concentration in School and Community Psychology Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Brian Conners, Ed.S., BCBA specializes in providing behavioral treatment to clients with severe developmental disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, and psychiatric conditions. His clinical areas of expertise include behavioral crisis intervention, behavioral assessment, and providing treatment and interventions for clients with the severe problem behaviors of physical aggression and self-injury. He has presented at state and national conferences and has published articles and book chapters in school psychology and special education on behavior management strategies, behavioral crisis intervention, restraint and seclusion practices in schools, and multiculturalism and diversity issues in behavior analysis.