Sample Publications from the past 10 years

Morris, S. & Vollmer, T.R. (in press). Evaluating the stability, validity, and utility of hierarchies produced by the Social Interaction Preference Assessment. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Joslyn, P. R., Donaldson, J. M., Austin, J. A., & Vollmer, T. R. (accepted pending minor revisions). Recent research on the Good Behavior Game: A brief review.

Vollmer, T.R., Deshais, M.*, & Pizarro, E.* (accepted pending minor revisions). Seclusion and restraint. In J.L. Matson (ed). Handbook of Intellectual Disabilities: Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice.

Freeman, S.S. , Vollmer, T.R., & Donaldson, J.M. (in press). The effects of delayed timeout on the problem behavior of pre-school children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Morris, S., & Vollmer, T.R. (in press). Assessing preference for types of social interactions. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Wunderlich, K. L., Vollmer, T. R., Mehrkam, L. R., Feuerbacher, E. N., Slocum, S. K., Kronfli, F., & Pizarro, E. (in press). Stability of function of automatically reinforced vocal stereotypy over time. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Joslyn, P.R., & Vollmer, T.R. (in press). Training teachers to implement the Good Behavior Game in an Alternative School. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Vollmer, T. R., Reyes, J. R., Walker, S. F., & Joslyn, P. R. (in press). Behavior Analytic Approaches to Assessment and Intervention for Sex Offenders with Intellectual Disabilities. In W. T. O’Donohue (Ed.), Sexually Violent Predators: A Clinical Science Handbook.

Conine, D.E., & Vollmer, T.R. (in press). The displacement of leisure items by edible items in stimulus preference assessments: A replication with children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Joslyn, P.R., Vollmer, T.R., & Kronfli, F (in press). Reducing disruptive behavior with group contingencies in restrictive high school classrooms. Journal of Behavioral Education.

Phillips, C.L., & Vollmer, T.R. (in press). Generalized instruction following with textual prompts. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Vollmer, T.R., Deshais, M., Sloman, K. N., & Borrero, C.S.W. (in press). Behavioral assessment of self-injury. In J. Matson (ed). Assessing childhood psychopathology and developmental disabilities. pp. 341-369.

Traub, M.R., & Vollmer, T.R. (accepted pending revisions). Response latency as a measure of behavior in the assessment of elopement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis

Vollmer, T.R., Athens, E.A., & Fernand, J.K. (in press). Developing function-based extinction procedures for problem behavior. In Fisher, W., Piazza, C., & Roane, H.S. (eds). Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis 2nd Edition. Guilford Publications, Inc. New York.

Vollmer, T. R., Normand, M. N., & Joslyn, P. R. (2018). Behaviorism. In G. Ritzer (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Sociology.

Eslava, V.H., Fernand, J.K, Vollmer, T.R., & Slocum, S.K. (2018). Changes in response topographies of escape-maintained aggressive behavior across functional analysis sessions. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 51, 521-527.

Rubow, C., Vollmer, T.R., & Joslyn, P.R. (2018). Effects of the good behavior game on students with emotional/behavioral disorders and staff in an alternative school. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 51, 382-392.

Slocum, S.K., Grauerholz-Fisher, E, Peters, K.P, & Vollmer, T.R. (2018). A multicomponent treatment for thinning reinforcer delivery during NCR schedules. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 51, 61-69.

Joslyn, P.R., Vollmer, T.R., Dickens, E., & Walker, S. (2017). Direct assessment of qualify of care in secure residential settings for offenders with intellectual disabilities. Behavioral Interventions, 1-13.

Slocum, S.K., Mehrkam, L.R., Peters, K.P, & Vollmer, T.R. (2017). Using differential reinforcement of exchange and discarding to treat pica. Behavioral Interventions, 32, 234-241.

Wunderlich, K., & Vollmer, T.R. (2017). Effects of serial and concurrent training on receptive identification tasks. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50, 641-652.

Traub, M. R., Joslyn, P. R., Kronfli, F. R., Peters, K. P., & Vollmer, T. R. (2017). A model for behavioral consultation in rural school districts. Rural Special Education Quarterly, 36, 1-12.

Wunderlich, K.L., Vollmer, T.R., & Zabala, K.A. (2017). Assessment and treatment of self-induced emesis. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50, 418-423.

Reyes, J.R., Vollmer, T.R., & Hall, A. (2017). Comparison of arousal and preference assessment outcomes for sex offenders with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50, 27-37.

Eslava, V.H., Fernand, J.K., & Vollmer, T.R. (2016). Pediatric feeding problems: a field of application in behavior analysis. Mexican Journal of Eating Disorders, 7, 144-156.

Slocum, S., & Vollmer, T.R. (2015). A comparison of positive and negative reinforcement for compliance to treat problem behavior maintained by escape. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 563-574.

Wunderlich, K.L., & Vollmer, T.R. (2015). Data analysis of response interruption and redirection as treatment for vocal stereotypy. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 48, 749-764.

Vollmer, T.R., Peters, K.P, & Slocum, S. (2015). Treatment of severe behavior disorders. In H.S. Roane, J.E., Ringdahl, & T.S. Falcomata (Eds.) . Clinical and Organizational Applications of Behavior Analysis (pp.47-68). Elsevier. Waltham, MA.

Williams, D.E., & Vollmer, T.R (2015). Essential components of written behavior treatment plans. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 36, 323-327.

Walker, S. F., Joslyn, P. R., Vollmer, T. R., & Hall, A. (2014). Differential suppression arousal by sex offenders with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 639-644.

Whitehouse, C. M., Vollmer, T. R., & Colbert, B. (2014). Evaluating the use of computerized stimulus preference assessments in foster care. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 470-484.

Sy, J. R., Donaldson, J. M., Vollmer, T. R., & Pizarro, E. (2014). An evaluation of factors that influence children’s instruction following. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 47, 101-112.

Donaldson, J. M., Vollmer, T. R., Yakich, T. M., & Van Camp, C. (2013). Effects of a reduced time-out interval on compliance with the time-out demand. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 369-378.

Sy, J. R., & Vollmer, T. R. (2012). Discrimination acquisition in children with developmental disabilities under immediate and delayed reinforcement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 667-684.

Donaldson, J. M., & Vollmer, T. R. (2012). A procedure for thinning the schedule of time-out. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 625-630.

Jacobs, E., Borrero, J. C., & Vollmer, T. R. (2012). Translational applications of quantitative choice models. In: Madden, G. (ed.) APA Handbook of Behavior Analysis, American Psychological Association (165-190). American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C.

Vollmer, T. R., Roane, H. S., & Rone, A. B. (2012). Experimental Functional Analysis. In Matson, J. L. (ed): Functional Analysis for Challenging Behaviors. Springer, New York.

Phillips, C. L., & Vollmer, T. R. (2012). Generalized instruction following with pictorial prompts. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 37-54.

Reyes, J. R., Vollmer, T. R., & Hall, A. (2011). The influence of presession factors in the assessment of deviant arousal. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 707-715.

Donaldson, J. M., & Vollmer, T. R. (2011). An evaluation and comparison of timeout procedures with and without release contingencies. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 693-705.

Donaldson, J. M., Vollmer, T.R., Krous, T., Downs, S., & Berard, K. (2011). An evaluation of the good behavior game in kindergarten classrooms. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 605-609.

Reyes, J.R., Vollmer, T.R., & Hall, A. (2011). Replication and extensions in arousal assessment for sex offenders with developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 369-373.

Athens, E. A., & Vollmer, T.R. (2011). An investigation of differential reinforcement of alternative behavior without extinction. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 569-589.

Vollmer, T. R., Hagopian, L. P., Bailey, J. S., Dorsey, M. F., Hanley, G. P., Lennox, D., Riordan, M. M., & Spreat, S. (2011). The Association for Behavior Analysis International position statement on restraint and seclusion. The Behavior Analyst, 34, 103-110.

Vollmer, T. R. (2011). Three variations of translational research: comments on Critchfield (2011). The Behavior Analyst, 34, 31-35.

St. Peter Pipkin, C., Vollmer, T.R., & Sloman, K.N. (2010). Effects of treatment integrity failures during differential reinforcement of alternative behavior: A translational model. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 47-70.

Gutierrez, A., Vollmer, T.R., & Samaha, A. (2010). Developing and assessing stimulus control based on establishing operations during mand training using representative objects. Behavioral Interventions, 25, 169-182.

Vollmer, T.R. Sloman, K.N., & Samaha, A.L. (2009). Self-injury. In J.L. Matson (Ed): Applied Behavior Analysis for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer, New York.

Vollmer, T.R., Samaha, A.L., & Sloman, K.N. (2009). Laboratory evaluations of reinforcement contingencies. The Behavior Analyst Today, 10, 267-276.

Samaha, A.L., Vollmer, T.R., Borrero, C., Sloman, K., Pipkin, C., & Bourret, J. (2009). Analyses of response-stimulus sequences in descriptive observations. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 447-468.

McComas, J.J., Vollmer, T.R., & Kennedy C. (2009). Descriptive analysis: quantification and examination of behavior-environment relations. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 411-412.

St. Peter Pipkin, C., & Vollmer, T.R. (2009). Applied implications of reinforcement history effects. Jounal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 83-103.

Vollmer, T.R., St. Peter Pipkin, C., Reyes, Jorge R., & Sloman, K.N. (2009). Behavioral Assessment.In Gutkin, T. & Reynolds, C. (eds). Handbook of School Psychology.pp. 375-396. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Vollmer, T.R., & Borrero, C.S.W. (2009). Reprint of previously published chapter: Noncontingent reinforcement as treatment for problem behavior. In W. O’Donohue, J.Fisher, and S.Hayes (eds.). General Principles and Empirically Supported Techniques of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. pp. 465-472. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.