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Olive, M. L., de la Cruz, B., Davis, T. N., Chan, J. M., Lang, R. B., & Dickson, S. M. (2007).  The Effects of Enhanced Milieu Teaching and a Voice Output Communication Aid on the Communication of Three Children with Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 37(8), 1505-1513.

de la Cruz, B., Cannella, H., Son, S.-H., Edrisinha, C., Sigafoos, J., & Robinson, D. (2007). Author Productivity and Publication Trends in Autism-Specific Journals from 1997 to 2004. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 21(4), 245-250.

Sigafoos, J., O’Reilly, M. F., Cannella, H., Edrisinha, C., de la Cruz, B., Upadhyaya, M., Lancioni, G. E., Hundley, A., Andrews, A., Garver, C., & Young D. (2007). Evaluation of a video prompting and fading procedure for teaching dish-washing skills to adults with developmental disabilities. Journal of Behavioral Education, 16, 93-109.

Cannella, H., Sigafoos, J., O’Reilly, M., de la Cruz, B., Edrisinha, C., & Lancioni, G. E. (2006). Comparing video prompting to video modeling for teaching daily   living skills to six adults with developmental disabilities. Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 41(4).

Sigafoos, J., O’Reilly, M. F., & de la Cruz, B. (2006). How to Use Video Modeling and Video Prompting for Teaching Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Austin, TX:  Pro-Ed.

Blume, A. W., & Garcia, B. (2005). Relapse prevention among diverse populations.  In G. A. Marlatt & D. M. Donovan (Eds.), Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors, (2nd Ed.). New York:  Guilford Press.

Blume, A. W., Morera, O. F., & Garcia, B. (2005). Assessment of addictive behaviors in ethnic-minority populations. In D. M. Donovan & G. A. Marlatt (Eds.), Assessment of Addictive Behaviors (2nd Ed.). New York: Guilford Press.

Zárate, M., Garcia, B., Garza, A. Hitlan, R. T. (2004). Cultural threat and perceived realistic group conflict as dual predictors of prejudice. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 40(1), 99-105.

Dr. de la Cruz is a member of the Association for Behavioral Analysis International (ABAI) and the ABAI Autism Special Interest Group. She presents at state, national, and international professional conferences. A list of recent conference presentation is below:

Oral Presentations

de la Cruz, B. (2008, May). A Review of Self-Monitoring in People with Developmental Disabilities. Presentation at the Association for Behavior Analysis, International Conference in Chicago, Il.

Davis, T.D., & de la Cruz, B. (2007, June). Autism Spectrum Disorders. Presentation at the Texas Council for Exceptional Children in Houston, Tx.

de la Cruz, B. (2006, May). Using Voice Output Communication Aids with Children with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities.  Overview for symposium presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

de la Cruz, B. (2006, May). Applying to Graduate School in Behavior Analysis. Chair for Professional Development Series presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

de la Cruz, B., & Kerfoot, J. (2005, August). Applied Behavior Analysis. Presentation at The Moore-Weis Children’s Center of Austin.

de la Cruz, B., Olive, M., Davis, T., Chan, J., Lang, R., Layton, C. (2005, May).  Examining the Effects of Enhanced Milieu Teaching (EMT) using Assistive Technology in Young Children with Autism. Paper presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Blume, A. W., Perkova, J., Perez, S., Orona, J. A., & Garcia, B. (2003, November). Mexican-American college student drinking behavior on the US-Mexico border. Paper presented at the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Boston, MA.

Garcia, B. (2002, April). Perceived and realistic threats:  The cognitive processes that underlie them. Honors Thesis Presentation at UTEP, El Paso, TX.

Garcia, B. (2001, November). Cultural threat and perceived realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards Mexican immigrants. Oral presentation at the McNair Scholar Seminar of the University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX.

Garcia, B. (2001, April). Social identity and realistic group conflict as Predictors of     attitudes towards immigrants. Oral presentation at the  McNair South West Regional Conference, Fort Collins, CO.

Garcia, B. (2000, October). Social identity and realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards immigrants. Oral Presentation at Graduate Education Day of UTEP, El Paso, TX.

Garcia, B. (2000, July). Social identity and realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards immigrants. Oral Presentation at the McNair Scholar Seminar of UTEP, El Paso, TX.

Poster Presentations

de la Cruz, B., Sigafoos, J. S., Wacker, D. P., & Rieth, H. (2009, May). Training teachers to develop and implement self-monitoring intervention for young children with developmental disabilities. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, International Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

de la Cruz, B., Wamhoff, K. Davis, T. N. (2007, February). Environmental influences on challenging behavior in children with autism. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis Progress and Challenges in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism Conference, Boston, MA.

de la Cruz, B., Davis, T. N., Wamhoff, K. (2006, May). Environmental influences on behavior in children with developmental disabilities. Poster to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

de la Cruz, B., Davis, T. N., Wamhoff, K., & O’Reilly, M. F.  (2006, May). Self-monitored token system addressing appropriate classroom behavior. Poster to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

Olive, M., de la Cruz, B., Davis, T. N., Lang, R. (2006, May). A literature review of functional communication training. Poster to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

Davis, T. N., de la Cruz, B., Wamhoff, K. (2006, May). Inappropriate Masturbation: Behavioral Interventions for Individuals with Severe and Multiple Disabilities. Poster to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

Cannella, H., Sigafoos, J., O’Reilly, M. F., de la Cruz, B., & Edrisinha, C. (2006, May). Comparing Video Prompting to Video Modeling for Teaching Daily Living Skills to Six Adults with Developmental Disabilities. Poster to be presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlanta, GA.

de la Cruz, B., Cannella, H., Son, S-H, Edrisinha, C., Robinson, D, Sigafoos, J. S., & O'Reilly, M. F. (2005, May). Productivity and publication trends in autism-specific journals. Poster session presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Sigafoos, J., Cannella, H., de la Cruz, B., Edrisinha, C., & O’Reilly, M. F. (2005, May). Evaluation of a procedure for fading video prompts. Poster session presented at the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.

Garcia, B. (2002, April). Cultural threat and perceived realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards Mexican immigrants. Poster session presented at the Student Research Expo 2002 of UTEP, El Paso, TX.

Garcia, B. (2001, November). Cultural threat and perceived realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards Mexican immigrants. Poster session presented at the McNair Scholar Seminar of UTEP, El Paso, TX.

Garcia, B. (2001, October). Cultural threat and perceived realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards Mexican immigrants. Poster session presented at Graduate Education Day of UTEP, El Paso, TX. 

Garcia, B. (2001, April). Social identity and realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards immigrants. Poster session presented at the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Conference, Reno, NV.

Garcia, B. (2000, November). Social identity and realistic group conflict as predictors of attitudes towards immigrants. Poster session presented at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities 14th Annual Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

 

 

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