Instructor: Jose Martinez-Diaz
Jose Martinez-Diaz, Ph.D., BCBA-D, is professor, associate dean and founder of Florida Tech's School of Behavior Analysis. He is also the founder and program director of the ABA Online professional development program at Florida Tech, CEO of ABA Technologies, Inc., and an adjunct professor at Penn State's Department of Special Education.
Jose served as an officer and board member of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) for seven years and is now senior consultant forthe BACB. Jose also serves as member of the Board of Directors for the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) and for the Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology Specialty Council. He also is a member of Florida's Behavior Analysis Peer Review Committee. Jose is a past president of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, which awarded him its highest honor, the Charles H. Cox Award for Outstanding Service and Advancement of Behavior Analysis in Florida, in 2005.
Jose earned his Ph.D. in Cinical Psychology, with an emphasis in behavior analysis and therapy, from West Virginia University. His publications include a chapter on ethics in Cooper, Heron, and Heward's Applied Behavior Analysis, second edition, and an article on autism spectrum disorders in the National Health Review.
Classes by this instructor
IMPORTANCE OF REINFORCEMENT - BEHP1012 Covers discriminating between motivating operations (MOs) and discriminative stimuli, a critical skill that can make the difference between designing effective or ineffective interventions. Provides explicit instruction on the topic by using everyday examples and other heuristic techniques. Emphasizes the difference between MOs related to reinforcement and MOs related to punishment, and between unconditioned MOs and the various types of conditioned MOs.July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
BEHAVIOR BASICS - BEHP1076 Teaches the basics of behavior. Explores basic concepts and principles to build a strong foundation. Introduces key definitions and characteristics of applied behavior analysis. Includes defining behavior and response classes, the environment, stimuli and stimulus classes and what determines behavior and functional relationships.July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, CourseWebs