Richard G. Smith

Department:

Behavior Analysis

College:

College of Health and Public Service

Email:

rsmith@scs.unt.edu

Phone:

(940) 565-4970

Expertise:

Treating self-injurious and destructive behaviors associated with autism, applied behavior analysis, effective strategies for parents and caregivers to manage their children’s difficult behaviors.

Education:

PhD, psychology (experimental analysis of behavior), University of Florida MS, psychology (experimental analysis of behavior), University of Florida BA, psychology, Illinois State University

Activities:

Director of the North Texas Project on Self-Injury, a research project on self-injury in persons with developmental disabilities. Member of the Association for Behavior Analysis and certified as a behavior analyst.