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ABA Conferences: What You Should Know Before You Attend

Are you interested in attending an Applied Behavior Analysis conference? Learn what ABA conferences have to offer and how to make the most of your experience.

Navigating Family Life after a Suicide Attempt

With the right type of support, a child who has attempted suicide and their family can move forward and avert future mental health crises.

How to Improve Emotional Self-Regulation Among Children with Autism and Attention Disorders

Emotional self-regulation skills ensure that kids are able to adapt to stressful situations. Dr. Adel Najdowski shares a lesson on how to help children manage their emotions.

OnlinePsychology@Pepperdine Launches Online Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology

OnlinePsychology@Pepperdine, which offers two online psychology degrees from The Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University, is pleased to announce its third degree option, an online Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology. This program provides students with a thorough understanding of how to use techniques based on applied behavior analysis (ABA) to improve behaviors of social significance with clients diagnosed with autism and other developmental disabilities.

Looking Beyond Hypermasculinity to Address Domestic Violence in Communities of Color

When working with communities of color affected by IPV, culture can often be viewed as a barrier to successful intervention. But integrating strong positive cultural values into treatment can create more responsive interventions that better address the unique needs of survivors and prevent partners from engaging in abuse.

Ageism: The Subject of Protests, Legislation and Turbulence in Hollywood

Last year, the California legislature passed State Assembly Bill No. 1687 barring subscriber-based “commercial online entertainment employment providers” from publishing an actor’s age. AB 1687 had one target in mind: IMDbPro. If an actor wants their age taken down, the law would require sites like IMDb to honor that request.