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Tara Sheehan, Ph.D.

Tara Sheehan
Program Administrator/Assistant Professor
Department of Human Services
(954) 262-8467
Office: Mailman Segal Center 2241


  • Ph.D. – Florida International University – Developmental Psychology
Dr. Tara Sheehan is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who has worked with individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related disabilities and their families for over 20 years in home, school, community and clinical settings. Dr. Sheehan has provided consultation and training in public schools nationally at the district, school and classroom levels regarding curriculum selection, classroom design and behavior management. She has collaborated on interdisciplinary applied research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA). She has disseminated her research findings through invited webinars, state and national presentations and peer-reviewed publications.

Areas of Research

  • Effective Supervision and Training
  • Parent Training
  • Behavior Momentum Theory
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Assessment and Treatment of Severe Behavior Disorders
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