Andrew W. Gardner, PhD
BA in Liberal Arts & Psychology with minor in Anthropology, Utah State University, 1996
MS in School Psychology, Utah State University, 2001
CABAS School Psychology Internship - Fred S. Keller School, affiliate of Columbia University Teachers College, 1998-1999
PhD, BCBA-D in School Psychology, University of Iowa, 2005
Pre-doctoral Intern, Kennedy Krieger Institute - Neurobehavioral Outpatient Clinic, 2003-2005
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Kennedy Krieger Institute, 2005 – 2006
PO Box 15106
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5036
Dr. Gardner’s research interests include: the assessment and treatment of problem behavior (mild to severe) in children with and without disabilities, functional assessment/analysis methodology (FBA), Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), care provider "quality" of attention as social reinforcement, choice assessments and non-compliance behavior, Cross-cultural behavioral treatment acceptability, bio-behavioral treatments for medical conditions, Tattoo application and conditioned emotion, and Evidence-based treatments for core symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
- Gardner, A. W., Spencer, T. D., Boelter, E. W., DuBard, M. & Jennett, H. K. (2012). A systematic review of brief functional analysis methodology with typically developing children. Education and Treatment of Children, 35(2), 313-332.
- Falcomata, T. S., Cooper-Brown, L. J., Wacker, D. P., Gardner, A. W., & Boelter, E. W. (2010). A Brief Experimental Analysis of Reinforcer and Response Dimensions Related to Self-Control in an Outpatient Clinic. Journal of Behavioral Education, 19(4), 257-272.
- Gardner, A.W., Wacker, D.P., & Boelter, E.W. (2009). An evaluation of the interaction between quality of attention and negative reinforcement with children displaying escape-maintained problem behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 343-348.
- Boelter, E.W., Wacker, D.P., Call, N.A., Ringdahl, J.E., Kopelman, T. & Gardner, A.W. (2007). Antecedent effects on disruptive behavior and accurate responding in young children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 321-326.
- Davis III, T.E., Kurtz, P.F., Gardner, A.W. & Carman, N.B. (2006). Cognitive-behavioral treatment for specific phobias with a child demonstrating severe problem behavior and developmental delays. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 29, 547-558.
- Chavda, U., Kao, R., Saldatou, A., Gardner, A., Knudson, P., Su, H., Eberly, S. S. & Van Dyke, D. C. (2003). Important Issues in the Care and Evaluation of Bilingual/Multilingual Children.,International Pediatrics, 18(1), 8-13.
- Harding, J. W., Wacker, D. P., Berg, W. K., Barretto, A., Winborn, L., & Gardner, A. W. (2001). Analysis of Response Class Hierarchies with Attention-Maintained Problem Behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 34, 61-64.
Garner, A., Gardner, A. W. & Franchi, K. (May, 2013). The effectiveness of high and low preferred qualities of attention on behavior. Symposium presented at the 39th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis Conference - Minneapolis, MN
- Columbo C. Feit, R., Dack, J., Hungate, M., Chavez, A. & Garnder, A. (2013). An Evidence-based Practice Review: Music Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Four Corners ABA Conference - Flagstaff, AZ
- Gardner, A. W. (May, 2013). Tecnicas Functional para el Tratamiento de Comportamiento Dificil. Invited speaker at the first Spanish Autism Conference of Phoenix - sponsored by Arizona Autism United - (Disability Empowerment Center) Phoenix, AZ
- Gardner, A. W., (November, 2012). Quality of Attention as a Dimension of Reinforcement. Invited Speaker at the 2nd Annual BCBA Conference - (Disability Empowerment Center) Phoenix
- Gardner, A. W., Weddle, S. A., Kajian, M., Yaggie, M. J. & Anguiano, C. (May 2012). A functional analysis of sensory over-sensitivity via physiological measures. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Association for Behavior Analysis International Conference - Seattle, Washington
Psychology 320 – Principles of Learning
PSY485/685 - Undergraduate/Graduate Research
Psychology 620 – Psychology of Learning
PSY645 - Behavior Medicine Practicum: Individual (Behavioral Pediatrics Clinic)
PSY499/599 - Culture and Mental Health (Study Abroad - Peru)