Presented by: Gary W LaVigna, PhD, BCBA-D
Gary W. LaVigna, PhD, BCBA-D, is the co-founder of the Institute for Applied Behavior Analysis in Los Angeles, California. He spends much of his time consulting with organisations on establishing nonaversive, positive behaviour support plans for individuals exhibiting behaviours that challenge services and conducting training on the topic throughout the world. He is a dynamic and engaging speaker who is genuinely passionate about using positive practices in the field of applied behaviour analysis.
During his career, he has trained thousands of professionals in over a dozen countries. His considerable body of work consists of numerous articles, chapters, and his coauthored books – Alternatives to Punishment, Progress Without Punishment, The Periodic Service Review: A Total Quality Assurance System for Human Services and Education, and New Directions for Treatment of Aggressive Behavior in Persons with Mental and Developmental Disabilities.