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Brian Conners

Brian Conners is a New Jersey Department of Education certified school psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. He originally developed the graduate program in Applied Behavior Analysis at Seton Hall University. He has worked within various sectors as a behavior analyst and consultant including public and private schools, psychiatric hospitals, and community agencies. He specializes in crisis intervention and providing behavioral treatment for clients with severe problem behaviors, such as physical aggression and self-injury. He has presented at state and national conferences and has published articles and book chapters in school psychology and special education on multiculturalism and diversity issues in behavior analysis, behavior management strategies, crisis intervention, and restraint and seclusion practices in schools. For more information visit

What Are Your Child’s Rights When It Comes to the Use of Restraint?

What Are Your Child's Rights When It Comes to the Use of Restraint?

Children with autism may engage in problem behaviors that pose a danger to self or others (e.g., physical aggression, self-injury, elopement, etc.). Unfortunately, when these behaviors pose a significant risk to the child, school personnel may restrain and/or seclude a child with autism to prevent him/her from harming another student, staff, or him/herself (Matson & […]

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