Nealetta Houchins-Juarez, M.A., B.C.B.A.

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
PMB 40
230 Appleton Place
Nashville, TN 37203
 
Phone: 615-322-9007
Email: n.houchins-juarez@vanderbilt.edu
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Last Updated: November 07, 2008

Nealetta Houchins-Juarez
 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Behavior Analysis Clinic Coordinator
 
Discipline(s): Psychology
Education/Special Education

Vita/Bio

 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

 

NAME

Nealetta J. Houchins-Juárez

POSITION TITLE

Child and Adolescent Services Coordinator, Vanderbilt Behavior Analysis Clinic

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING 

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION

DEGREE

YEAR(s)

FIELD OF STUDY

University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV

M.A.

1999-2002

Behavior Analysis

Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

B.S.

1995-1998

Psychology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

         

 

A.  Positions and Honors

Positions and Employment

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Behavior Analysis Clinic, Nashville, Tennessee: Child and Adolescent Services Coordinator, 2005-Present.                

Tennessee Family Solutions, Inc., Nashville, Tennessee: Behavior Analyst/Family Teacher Consultant, 2002-2005.  

Tennessee NeuroRestorativeâ Center, Gallatin, Tennessee: Program Case Manager Assistant, 2001-2002.

Pre-vocational, Assessment, Training and Habilitation Center, Reno, Nevada: Staff Trainer, Fall, 2001.

Trinity Services Inc., Reno, Nevada: Staff Consultant and Trainer, Summer, 2001.

Washoe County Day Treatment Program, Stead, Nevada: Behavior Consultant, 1999-   2001.

Center for Behavioral Safety Research, Reno, Nevada: Project Manager, 2000-2001

Home Based Autism Clinic, Reno, Nevada: Tutor, Summer, 2000

Progressive Community Integration, Reno, Nevada: Assistant Director, Summer, 2000

Progressive Community Integration, Reno, Nevada: Case Manager, 1999-2000

Behavior Management Consultants Inc., Tallahassee, Florida: Behavior Specialist, 1998- 1999

Honors

Executive Board, Middle Tennessee Representative, Tennessee Association for Behavior

Analysis (2006-Present)

Tuition and Stipend Scholarship-University of Nevada-Reno (1999-2001)

Southern Scholarship Foundation- Housing Scholarship (1995-1998)

Other Experience/Professional Memberships

Member: Human Rights Committee, Tennessee Family Solutions, Inc., Nashville, TN (2005 - 2006)

Member: Association for Applied Behavior Analysis (1998-Present)

Member: Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis (2006-Present)

Selected Publications (in chronological order)

Houchins, N. J. (2002). Assessing the effects of feedback to increase safety in the context of complete versus partial rules. Unpublished master's thesis, University of Nevada-Reno, Reno, NV.

Houchins, N. J. & Boyce, T. E. (2002). Response generalization in behavioral safety: Fact or fiction? Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 21, (4), 3-11.

Houchins, N. J., Ghezzi, P. M., & Gabbart, F. (2000). Day treatment description. Reno, NV: Washoe County School District.

Houchins, N. J., Bateman, M., Rubenstein, Bailey, J. (1999). Analyzing and increasing on-task behavior of employees at papa john's pizza. In Bailey, J. S. (Ed.), Progress in Performance Management, 8, 79-90. Tallahassee: SPM Press, Inc

 Presentations

Houchins-Juárez, N. J.  (October, 2006).  Assessment and Intervention of Noncompliance in an Outpatient Behavioral Clinic.  Presented at the 11th Annual Conference for the Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis, Nashville, TN.

Fitzpatrick, J., Cannistraci, E., Houchins-Juárez, N. J.  (2006, June).  Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Autism Spectrum Disorders.  Panel presented at Improving Care for People with Dual Diagnosis Conference, Nashville, TN. 

Houchins-Juárez, N. J., Kennedy, C. H. (2006, May).  Using Outpatient Clinic Functional Behavioral Assessments for Developing Home-Based Behavioral Intervention Plans.  Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Convention for the Association for Applied Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

Houchins-Juárez, N. J., Kennedy, C. H., Juárez, A. P.  (2006, May).  Behavior Analysis and Young Children Engaging in Problem Behaviors.  Presented at the Early Childhood Education Collaboration and Curriculum Conference, Nashville, TN.

Butterfield, S., Houchins, N. J., Maglieri, K., Roman, H., & Boyce, T. (2002, May). Effects of prompts and law enforcement strategies to increase safe pedestrian and driver behaviors on a university campus.  Poster presented at the 28th Annual Convention for the Association of Applied Behavior Analysis, Toronto, Canada.

Williams, W. L., Tarbox, J., Robles, A., Romick, K., & Houchins, N. J. (2002, May). Reassessment of the role of verbal theoretical training for direct care staff performance in human service settings.  Presented at the 28th Annual Convention for the Association of Applied Behavior Analysis, Toronto, Canada.  

Maglieri, K.A., Roman, H., Houchins, N. J., Harrison, C. &Boyce, T. E.  (2001, May). A university reaches out for safety: Increasing the impact of community-wide interventions for pedestrian safety.  Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, New Orleans, LA.

Mintz, C. & Houchins, N. J. (2001, May). A special education alternative: Transitioning children with severe behavior problems back into regular education settings.  Presented at the 27th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, New Orleans, LA.  

Roman, H., Houchins, N.J., & Boyce, T.E. (2001, May). Priming organizations for change: A behavior analytic account of "buy-in".  Presented at the 27th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, New Orleans, LA.

Houmanfar, R., & Houchins, N.J. (2001, May). Organizational behavior management network.  Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, New Orleans, LA.

Romick, K., Christensen, A. L., Wallace, M. D., Houchins, N. J., Landaburu, H., Tarbox,

J. & Tarbox, R. (2001, May). A systematic development of an indirect assessment: Indirect functional assessment (IFA).  Poster presented at the 27th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, New Orleans, LA. 

Romick, K., Christensen, A. L., Wallace, M. D., Houchins, N. J., Landaburu, H., Tarbox,

J. & Tarbox, R.  (2001, May). A systematic development of an indirect assessment: Indirect functional assessment (IFA).  Poster presented at the 1st semi-annual Behavior Analysis Program Research Fair, Reno, NV.

Maglieri, K. A., Houchins, N. J., Roman, H., Harrison, C. & Boyce, T. E.  (2001, May). A university reaches out for safety: Increasing the impact of community-wide interventions for pedestrian safety.  Poster presented at the 1st semi-annual Behavior Analysis Program Research Fair, Reno, NV.

Maglieri, K. A., Houchins, N. J., Harrison, C., & Boyce, T. E. (2001, February). A community reaches out for safety: Increasing large-scale impact without increasing cost.  Poster presented at the annual California Association for Behavior Analysis meeting, Rodondo Beach, CA.

Houchins, N. J., (2001, February). Organizational behavior management network.  Poster presented at the annual California Association for Behavior Analysis meeting, Rodondo Beach, CA.

Houchins, N. J. (2001, January). Organizational behavior management network.  Poster presented at the bi-annual Florida Association for Behavior Analysis-Organizational Behavior Management Network meeting, Clearwater, FL.

Houchins, N. J. (2000, October). Organizational behavior management network.  Poster presented at the annual Behavioral Safety Now conference, Reno, NV.

Houchins, N. J., Bateman, M., Rubenstein, Bailey, J. (2000, May). Analyzing and increasing on-task behavior of employees at papa john's pizza.  Poster presented at the 26th Annual Convention for the Association for Behavior Analysis, Washington, D.C.

Houchins, N. J., Bateman, M., Rubenstein, Bailey, J. (1999, April). Analyzing and increasing on-task behavior of employees at papa john's pizza.  Presented at the annual Society for Performance Management conference, Tallahassee, FL.