Sample Publications from the past 10 years

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.

Vollmer, T.R., Sloman, K.N., & St. Peter Pipkin, C. (2008). Practical implications of data reliability and treatment integrity monitoring. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 1, 4-11.

Vollmer, T.R., & Borrero, C.S.W. (2008). Noncontingent reinforcement as treatment for problem behavior. In W. O’Donohue, J.Fisher, and S.Hayes (eds.). Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Applying empirically supported techniques in your practice (2nd Edition). pp. 367-374.Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Mayfield, K.H., Glenn, I.M., & Vollmer, T.R. (2008). Teaching spelling through prompting and review procedures using computer-based instruction. Journal of Behavioral Education, 17, 303-312.

Van Camp, C.M., Montgomery, J.L., Vollmer, T.R., Kosarek, J.A., Happe, S., Burgos, V., Manzolillo, A. (2008). Behavioral parent training in child welfare: Maintenance and booster training. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 392-400.

Van Camp, C.M., Vollmer, T.R., Goh, H., Whitehouse, C.M., Reyes, J.R., Montgomery, J.L., & Borrero, J.C. (2008). Behavioral parent training in child welfare: Evaluations of skills acquisition. Research on Social Work Practice, 18, 377-391.

Witherup, L.R., Vollmer,T.R., Van Camp, C. M., Goh, H., Borrero, J.C., & Mayfield, K. (2008). Baseline measurement of running away among youth in foster care. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 305-318.

Athens, E.A., Vollmer, T.R., Sloman, K.N., & St. Peter Pipkin, C. (2008). An analysis of vocal stereotypy and therapist fading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 291-297.

Gutierrez, A. Vollmer, T.R., Dozier, C.L., Borrero, J.C., Rapp, J.T., Bourret, J., & Gadaire, D. (2007). Manipulating establishing operations to test for stimulus control during mand training. Journal of Applied Behavior Analsyis, 40, 645-658.

Athens, E.A., Vollmer, T.R., & Pipkin, C.S (2007). Percentile schedules as a method of shaping academic task engagement. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 475-488.

Dozier, C., Vollmer, T.R., Borrero, J.C., Rapp, J.T., Bourret, J., & Gutierrez, A. (2007). Assessment of preference for treatment versus baseline conditions. Behavioral Interventions, 22, 245-261.

Mayfield, K., & Vollmer, T.R. (2007). Teaching math skills to at-risk students using a home-based peer tutoring procedure. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis., 40, 223-237.

Romanowich, P., Bourret, J., & Vollmer (2007). Further analysis of the matching law to describe two-and three-point shot allocation in basketball players. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 311-315.