Dr. Joyce Tu, Ed.D., BCBA-D, Director of Center for Behavioral Sciences was an invited lecturer this week, at Pepperdine University’s Irvine Graduate Campus.  Dr. Tu’s presentation was an introduction to applied behavior analysis (ABA) for a class of future marriage and family therapy students, entitled “Effective ABA Programs.”  This provided an overview of ABA and best practices in clinical settings.

Dr. Tu has over twenty years’ experience providing one-on-one services, training, workshops, and supervision for parents and professionals working with individuals diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities.  She is currently an affiliate professor teaching graduate students at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology—focusing primarily on the areas of experimental analysis of behavior, and verbal behavior.

Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology offers rigorous academic programs that prepare students to serve as leaders in their communities, organizations, and businesses.