Christopher's Vitae

Education

University of North Texas, Denton, TX       2005       

Master of Science in Behavior Analysis

Thesis: Effects of Fluency   and Accuracy-Only Training on Acquisition and Retention of Letter Naming by   Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury


University of North Texas, Denton, TX       1994

Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Studies

Minor: Psychology

Minor: Sociology               

Professional Certifications

Board Certified Behavior   Analyst       2006

Certificant Number: 1-06-2725

Professional Experience

Innovative Behavior   Analysis Support Systems

Little Rock, AR

Owner       2007-Current

  • Provide comprehensive behavioral supports to schools and organizations working with children with disabilities
  • Provide in-home services for children with autism, traumatic brain injury, mental retardation, other developmental disabilities, and sever problem behaviors
  • Provide training to schools and organizations
  • Provide supervision for BCBA and BCaBA candidates
  • Provide monthly supervision for BCaBAs

Pulaski County Special School District

Little Rock, AR

Behavior Specialist       2015-2017

  • Developed the Request for Behavior Support Assistance process
  • Tracked and analyzed requests for behavior support assistance
  • Revised the district functional behavioral assessment form and process
  • Conducted FBAs and developed behavior intervention plans
  • Provided teacher training

Dawson Education Services Cooperative in affiliation with the Arkansas Department of Education

Little Rock, AR

Behavior Intervention Consultant       2004-2013

  • Trained and supervised teachers and paraprofessionals
  • Trained the Educational Cooperative Early Childhood Behavior Interventionists on the principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis
  • Trained the Educational Cooperative Early Childhood Behavior Interventionists on the development and implementation of behavioral   technology
  • Conducted functional analyses and functional assessments
  • Developed and implemented behavior support plans
  • Developed, implement, and supervised precision   teaching and fluency based instructional programs
  • Developed, implemented, and supervised verbal behavior programs
  • Attended IEP meetings and assisted in the development of IEP goals and objects

Volunteers of America Texas, Inc.

Arlington, TX

Behavior Specialist       1997-1999

  • Oversaw activities for 11 ICF-MR Group Homes
  • Developed and implemented behavior support plans
  • Monitored and reviewed all behavior support plans for a 35-person caseload
  • Served on the Interdisciplinary Team and the Human Rights Committee
  • Trained all staff persons on the implementation of behavior support plans
  • Developed staff training on how to apply the techniques of applied behavior analysis with individuals with mental retardation

Case Manage (Developmental Disabled   Offenders Program)       1996-1997

  • Reviewed conditions of probation with clients
  • Helped clients find jobs
  • Taught clients behavioral self-management skills

Evergreen Presbyterian   Ministries

Dallas, TX

Qualified Mental Retardation Professional (QMRP)       1995-1996

  • Complied with all local, state, and federal regulations
  • Coordinated services for the clients
  • Trained and supervised the Group Home staffs implementation of IHPs               

Professional Publications

Champman, S. S., Ewing, C.   B., & Mozzoni, M. P. (2005). Precision Teaching and Fluency Training Across Cognitive, Physical, and Academic Tasks in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury: A Multiple Baseline Study. Behavioral Interventions. 20, 37-49.


Ewing, C., Ellis, J., Magee, S. (2001/2002). Functional Analysis of Problematic Verbal Behavior. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior. 18, 51-60.       

Professional Presentations

Ewing, C. (2015, 2016). From Functional Assessment to Behavior Support Plan. Pulaski County Special School District.

Ewing, C. (2015, 2016). Classroom Management. Pulaski County Special School District.

Ewing, C. (2012). Problem Behaviors in the Classroom. Bentonville Independent School District.

Ewing, C. (2012). Autism and Challenging Behavior. Bentonville Independent School District.

Ewing, C. (2011). Discrete Trial Training: What it is and How to Do it. Arkansas Department of Education Early Childhood Behavior Intervention Consultants. Conway, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. (2010). Understanding Applied Behavior Analysis. Autism Association of   Northeast Arkansas. Blytheville,   Arkansas.

Ewing, C. (2009). What is Applied Behavior Analysis? Dennis Development Center. Little Rock, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. & Henderson, T. (2008). Data Collection and Data Analysis in Early Childhood Programs. Arkansas Department of Education Early Childhood Behavior Intervention Consultants. Conway, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. & Henderson, T. (2008). Discrete Trial Training in Early Childhood Programs. Arkansas Department of Education Early Childhood Behavior Intervention Consultants. Conway, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. & Henderson, T. (2008). Precision Teaching and Fluency Based Instruction in Early Childhood Programs. Arkansas Department of Education Early Childhood Behavior Intervention   Consultants. Conway, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. & Henderson, T. (2008). The Application of Behavior Analysis Principles and Procedures in Early Childhood Programs. Arkansas Department of Education Early Childhood Behavior Intervention Consultants. Conway, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. & Henderson, T. (2008). Verbal Behavior. Arkansas Department of Education Early Childhood Behavior Intervention Consultants. Conway, Arkansas.

Ewing, C (2006). Data Collection in School Settings. Arkansas Council for Exceptional Children, Annual Conference. Hot   Springs, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. (2005). Applied Behavior Analysis in School Settings. Region 5 Arkansas Department of Education. Hot Springs, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. (2004). Effects of Fluency versus Accuracy-Only Training on Retention in Children with Brain Injury. Association for Behavior Analysis, 30th   Annual Convention. Boston,   Massachusetts.

Ewing, C. (2004). Effects of Accuracy-Only Training versus Fluency Training on Retention Following TBI. Behavior Analysis Research Colloquium. University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

Ewing, C. (2004). Behavior Management and Interventions: Keys for Success. Arkansas Therapeutic Recreation Society, 10th Annual Conference. Pine Bluff, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. & McDaniel, R. (2003). Behavior Management and   Intervention Issues. Brain Injury: Spanning the Continuum of Care. Little, Rock, Arkansas.

Ewing, C. (2003). Beyond Antecedent Behavior Consequences: Current Concepts in Behavioral Teaching Methods. The Brain Injury Association of Arkansas, 15th Annual Conference. Little Rock, Arkansas.

Eastridge, D., Ewing, C., Juarez, P., McCallum, N., & Mozzoni, P. (2003). Traumatic Brain Injury: Innovative Applications of Applied Behavior Analysis in the Neurorehabilitation Setting. Association for Behavior Analysis, 29th Annual Convention. San Francisco, California.

Ewing, C. (2001). Functional Analysis of Spontaneous Verbal Behavior of a 12-Year Old Girl. Associations for Behavior   Analysis, 27th Annual Convention. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Ellis, J., Magee, S., Crye, A., Ewing, C., & LePage, J. (2001). Functional Analysis in Public Schools: Assessment, Data Analysis, and Intervention. Association for Behavior Analysis 27th Annual Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Ewing, C. (2001). Behavioral Technology: What it is and How to Do it. Timber NeuroRehabilitation Center, Benton, Arkansas.     

Professional Offices & Committees

Arkansas Association for   Behavior Analysis

CEO     2013-2015

Arkansas Department of Education Restraint Committee

Committee Member     2013

Arkansas Association for Behavior Analysis

President     2010-2015

Arkansas Legislative TaskForce on Autism

Ex officio Member     2007-2008