Centre for Behaviour Analysis
Dr Katerina Dounavi
Lecturer in Behaviour Analysis and Autism
Other Staff Members:
Ms Elena Clo BCBA
Mr Caleb Coyle
Mrs Emma Craig MScABA
Ms Jenny Ferguson MScABA
Ms Sheila Klick BCBA
Mr Jason Majchrzak BCBA
Ms Catriona (Tia) Martin
Mrs Andrea Moldovan-Grunfeld BCBA
Mr Michael Nicolosi BCBA
Ms Nicole Pfaller-Sadovsky MScABA
Ms Sorah Stein BCBA
Ms Amy Tanner BCBA
Completed Research Students:
News from the Centre for Behaviour Analysis
ABA doctoral student published
PhD student Caleb Coyle (passed his viva in Dec 2018) and supervisor Prof Karola Dillenburger have published a paper describing the development of ‘The good inclusion game (GIG), an...
MScABA student published in autism journal
Research completed by MScABA student Melanie Howell under the supervision of Dr Katerina Dounavi and with the contribution of Dr Catherine Storey is now in press in the Review Journal of Autism...
Dr Katerina Dounavi delivered invited speech at 4th Autism Congress in Lille, France
Dr Katerina Dounavi presented scientific facts about autism, highlighted the importance of early detection and discussed universal access to ABA-based interventions as an ethical response to a...
Study published in flagship autism journal
PhD students Jenny Ferguson and Emma Craig, together with their supervisor Katerina Dounavi, published a systematic literature review on the delivery of behaviour analytic interventions through...
Using Precision Teaching with dermatology students
CBA members collaborated with colleagues from the University's School of Medicine to publish an article on the use of Precision Teaching to teach dermatology students effectively. An intervention...
Howell, M., Dounavi, K., & Storey, C. (in press). To choose or not to choose? A systematic literature review considering the effects of antecedent and consequence choice upon on-task and problem behaviour. Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.
Ferguson, J., Craig, E. A., & Dounavi, K. (2018). Telehealth as a Model for Providing Behaviour Analytic Interventions to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. DOI: 10.1007/s10803-018-3724-5
Dillenburger, K., Matuska, E., de Bruijn, M., Röttgers, H-R. (forthcoming Feb. 2019) Job Coaches for persons with disabilities: A practical guide.London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
McGrath, C., McCourt, C., Corry, A., Dounavi, K., Dillenburger, K., Gormley, G.J. (2018). The use of 'Precision Teaching' in enhancing medical students’ dermatological diagnostic skills. MedEdPublish 7(2) https://doi.org/10.15694/mep.2018.0000091.1
Keenan, M. & Dillenburger, K. (2018). How ‘fake news’ affects autism policy. First published on Preprints, 2018030238 (doi: 10.20944/preprints 201803.0238.v1). Final paper published in Societies. 8(2), 29; https://doi.org/10.3390/soc8020029
Kelly, M.P., Martin, N., Dillenburger, K., Kelly, A., & Miller, M. M. (2018). Spreading the news: History, successes, challenges and the ethics of effective dissemination. Behavior Analysis in Practice
Dounavi, K., & Tsoumani, O. (2018). Using mHealth for weight loss: A systematic review of evidence. Obesity Surgery, 28(Supplement 1), 106. [P-056]. DOI: 10.1007/s11695-018-3200-5
Delemere, E., & Dounavi, K. (2018). Parent-implemented bedtime fading and positive routines for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 48(4) 1002-1019. DOI: 10.1007%2Fs10803-017-3398-4