Heather Maguire, Psy.D.

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Program Coordinator
Assistant Professor, Department of School Counseling and School Psychology
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5211
Fax: (626) 815-5351
Office Location: Building One, Suite 209
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Biography

Heather Maguire, Psy.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of School Counseling and School Psychology within the School of Education. She also serves as program coordinator for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Certificate program. The BCBA program equips educators to become professionals who utilize the science of applied behavior analysis (ABA) to decrease challenging behavior and teach adaptive skills to individuals with disabilities. In addition to her work at APU, Heather maintains a private practice assessing young children, providing behavior consultation to families, and providing supervision to behavior analysts in training.

Education

  • Psy.D., Educational Psychology, Alliant International University, 2012
  • M.A.Ed., Educational Psychology, Azusa Pacific University, 2009
  • B.A., Psychology, Calvin College, 2006

Credentials/Certifications

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Doctoral

Academic Area

  • School of Education
    • Department of School Counseling and School Psychology

Expertise

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
  • School Psychology

Courses Taught

  • EDPY 556 – Academic Assessment and Intervention
  • EDPY 681 – Psychoeducational Assessment I
  • EDPY 682 – Psychoeducational Assessment II
  • ABA 500 – ABA Fieldwork 1
  • ABA 503 – Introduction to Behavior Analysis in Applied Settings
  • ABA 504 – Single-Case Designs: Measurement and Experimental Evaluation of Behavior
  • ABA 510 – ABA Fieldwork 2
  • ABA 514 – Functional Behavior Assessment in Applied Settings
  • ABA 515 – Behavior Change Procedures in Applied Settings - Part 1
  • ABA 524 – Advanced Topical Study: Applications and Ethics in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • ABA 534 – Behavior Change Procedures in Applied Settings - Part 2

Office Hours

By appointment

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