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Rocío Rosales

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Dr. Rocio RosalesAssistant Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentPsychology
  • Phone(978) 934-4305
  • Office - 355
  • EmailRocio_Rosales@uml.edu

Research Interests

Applied Behavior Analysis

Dr. RosalesÍs research interests focus on three central themes. The first involves contemporary extensions of B.F. SkinnerÍs analysis of verbal behavior as it relates to language skills in applied settings. Primarily, this body of work evaluates teaching procedures that help establish or expand upon the verbal repertoires of children with disabilities and of typically developing children learning a second language. Her second area of research includes systematic evaluation of training strategies for direct care staff and other caregivers working with various special needs populations. Specifically, she focuses on designing effective means by which to deliver the training required to improve the implementation and treatment integrity of behavioral assessments and interventions. Her third research focus is on the evaluation and application of empirically driven teaching methods that enhance the university classroom experience by promoting student engagement and learning.

Education

  • Ph D: Rehabilitation (Specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis), (), Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Illinois
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Establishing Symmetry-Like Relations in Preschool Children Learning a Second Language.
  • MS: Behavior Analysis and Therapy, (2005), Southern Illinois University - Carbondale, Illinois
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Contrivinig Transitive Conditioned Establishing Operations to Establish Derived Manding Skills in Adults with Severe Developmental Disabilities.
  • BA: Pyschology, (2001), Univeristy of Nevada - Nevada, Reno
    Supporting Area: Human Development and Family Studies; French

Awards and Honors

  • A Comparison of Precedures to Teach Academic Skills to Children with Autism (2011) - Dean's Release Time, Youngstown State University
  • Effects of Video Feedback on the Treatment Intergrity of Class-Wide and Individual Behavior Management Plans (2010) - Dean's Release Time, Youngstown State University
  • Training Staff to Conduct Stimulus Preference Assessments with Children with Autism: A Component Analysis (2009) - Research Professorship; Youngstown State University
  • Golden Key International Honors Society (2007)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society (2006)

Publications

  • Martocchio, N., Rocio, R. (2016) "AN EVALUATION OF PYRAMIDAL TRAINING TO TEACH IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PICTURE EXCHANGE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM.," Behavioral Interventions 31:3 pp. 265 - 282
  • Martocchio, N., Rocio, R. (2016) "An evaluation of pyramidal training to teach implementation of the picture exchange communication system.," Behavioral Interventions 31:3 pp. 265 - 282
  • Querol, B.I., Rocio, R., Soldner, J.L. (2015) "A comprehensive review of interteaching and its impact on student learning and satisfaction," Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology 1:4 pp. 390-411
  • Rocio, R., Gongola, L., Homlitas, C. (2015) "An evaluation of video modeling with embedded instructions to teach implementation of stimulus preference assessments," Journal of applied behavior analysis 1 pp. 209
  • Homlitas, C., Rosales, R., Candel, L. (2014) "A further evaluation of behavioral skills training for implementation of the picture exchange communication system.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 47:1 pp. 198 - 203
  • Vallinger-Brown, M., Rosales, R. (2014) "An Investigation of Stimulus Pairing and Listener Training to Establish Emergent Intraverbals in Children with Autism.," Analysis of Verbal Behavior (Springer Science & Business Media B.V.) 30:2 pp. 148
  • Rocio, R., Maderitz, C., Garcia, Y.A. (2014) "Comparison of simple and complex auditory-visual conditional discrimination training," Journal of applied behavior analysis 47:2 pp. 437-442
  • Rocio, R., Soldner, J.L., Crimando, W. (2014) "Enhancing the Impact of Quality Points in Interteaching," Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 14:5 pp. 1-11
  • Gongola, L., Barton, L.E., Gongola, R.J., Rosales, R., Speece, A. (2014) "Using private blog sites to collect interobserver agreement and treatment integrity data.," Behavioral Development Bulletin 19:1 pp. 30 - 34
  • Rosales, R., Maderitz, C., Garcia, Y. (2014) "Comparison of simple and complex auditory-visual conditional discrimination training," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 47:2 pp. 437-442
  • Iskander, J.M., Rosales, R. (2013) "An evaluation of the components of a Social Storiesª intervention package.," Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 7: pp. 1 - 8
  • Rocio, R., Rehfeldt, R.A., Huffman, N. (2012) "Examining the utility of the stimulus pairing observation procedure with preschool children learning a second language.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 45:1 pp. 173 - 177
  • Rocio, R., Rehfeldt, R.A., Huffman, N. (2012) "EXAMINING THE UTILITY OF THE STIMULUS PAIRING OBSERVATION PROCEDURE WITH PRESCHOOL CHILDREN LEARNING A SECOND LANGUAGE.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 45:1 pp. 173 - 177
  • Rocio, R., Rehfeldt, R.A., Lovett, S. (2011) "Effects of multiple exemplar training on the emergence of derived relations in preschool children learning a second language.," Analysis of Verbal Behavior 27: pp. 61 - 74
  • Rocio, R. (2011) "Immigrant Informal Work as Stepping Stone? The Case of Los Angeles Fruit Vendors.," Conference Papers – American Sociological Association pp. 1243
  • Dixon, M.R., Jackson, J.W., Small, S.L., Horner-King, M.J., Lik, N.M., Garcia, Y., Rocio, R. (2011) "’Creating single-subject design graphs in Microsoft Excelª 2007’: Erratum.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 44:2 pp. 350
  • Rocio, R., Worsdell, A., Trahan, M. (2010) "Comparison of methods for varying item presentation during noncontingent reinforcement.," Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 4:3 pp. 367 - 376
  • Rocio, R. (2010) "Establishing bidirectional symmetry in children learning English as a second language.," ProQuest Information & Learning
  • Dixon, M.R., Jackson, J.W., Small, S.L., Horner-King, M.J., Nicholas Mui Ker, Lik, ., Garcia, Y., Rocio, R. (2009) "CREATING SINGLE-SUBJECT DESIGN GRAPHS IN MICROSOFT EXCELª 2007.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 42:2 pp. 277 - 293
  • Dixon, M.R., Jackson, J.W., Small, S.L., Horner-King, M.J., Lik, N.M., Garcia, Y., Rocio, R. (2009) "Creating single-subject design graphs in Microsoft Excel™ 2007.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 42:2 pp. 277 - 293
  • Rocio, R., Stone, K., Rehfeldt, R.A. (2009) "THE EFFECTS OF BEHAVIORAL SKILLS TRAINING ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PICTURE EXCHANGE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 42:3 pp. 541 - 549
  • Rocio, R., Stone, K., Rehfeldt, R.A. (2009) "The effects of behavioral skills training on implementation of the picture exchange communication system.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 42:3 pp. 541 - 549
  • Ojeda, L., Rosales, R., Good, G.E. (2008) "Socioeconomic status and cultural predictors of male role attitudes among Mexican American men: Son más machos?.," Psychology of Men & Masculinity 9:3 pp. 133 - 138
  • Ojeda, L., Rosales, R., Good, G.E. (2008) "Socioeconomic status and cultural predictors of male role attitudes among Mexican American men: Son m‡s machos?.," Psychology of Men & Masculinity 9:3 pp. 133 - 138
  • Rocio, R., Rehfeldt, R.A. (2007) "Contriving transitive conditioned establishing operations to establish derived manding skills in adults with severe developmental disabilities.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 40:1 pp. 105 - 121
  • Rocio, R., Rehfeldt, R.A. (2007) "CONTRIVING TRANSITIVE CONDITIONED ESTABLISHING OPERATIONS TO ESTABLISH DERIVED MANDING SKILLS IN ADULTS WITH SEVERE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.," Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis 40:1 pp. 105 - 121
  • Cokley, K., Komarraju, M., Pickett, R., Shen, F., Patel, N., Belur, V., Rocio, R. (2007) "Ethnic Differences in Endorsement of the Protestant Work Ethic: The Role Identity and Perceptions of Social Class.," The Journal of Social Psychology 147:1 pp. 75 - 89
  • Cokley, K., Komarraju, M., Pickett, R., Shen, F., Patel, N., Belur, V., Rocio, R. (2007) "Ethnic Differences in Endorsement of the Protestant Work Ethic: The Role Identity and Perceptions of Social Class.," The Journal of Social Psychology 147:1 pp. 75 - 89
  • Cokley, K., Komarraju, M., Pickett, R., Shen, F., Patel, N., Belur, V., Rocio, R. (2007) "Ethnic Differences in Endorsement of the Protestant Work Ethic: The Role of Ethnic Identity and Perceptions of Social Class.," Journal of Social Psychology 147:1 pp. 75 - 89
  • Dixon, M.R., Small, S.L., Rocio, R. (2007) "Extended analysis of empirical citations with Skinner’s Verbal Behavior: 1984-2004.," The Behavior Analyst 30:2 pp. 197 - 209
  • Donohue, B., Strada, M.J., Rocio, R., Taylor-Caldwell, A., Hise, D., Ahman, S., Lefforge, N.L., Kopof, M., Devore, G., Soares, B., Radkovich, B., Laino, R. (2006) "The Semistructured Interview for Consideration of Ethnic Culture in Therapy Scale: Initial Psychometric and Outcome Support.," Behavior Modification 30:6 pp. 867 - 891
  • Donohue, B., Strada, M.J., Rocio, R., Taylor-Caldwell, A., Hise, D., Ahman, S., Lefforge, N.L., Kopof, M., Devore, G., Soares, B., Radkovich, B., Laino, R. (2006) "The Semistructured Interview for Consideration of Ethnic Culture in Therapy Scale: Initial Psychometric and Outcome Support.," Behavior Modification 30:6 pp. 867 - 891
  • Gloria, A.M., Castellanos, J., Lopez, A.G., Rocio, R. (2005) "An Examination of Academic Nonpersistence Decisions of Latino Undergraduates.," Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 27:2 pp. 202 - 223
  • Cokley, K., Rocio, R. (2005) "Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology.," Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American Counseling Association) 38:3 pp. 176 - 182
  • Cokley, K., Rocio, R. (2005) "Review of Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology.," Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development 38:3 pp. 176 - 182
  • Cokley, K., Komarraju, M., Patel, N., Castillon, J., Rocio, R., Pickett, R., Piedrahita, S., Ravitch, J., Pang, L. (2004) "Construction and Initial Validation of the Student-Professor Interaction Scale.," College Student Affairs Journal 24:1 pp. 32 - 50