Staff

Kenneth R. MacAleese, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Kenneth R. MacAleese is a managing member of Advanced Child Behavior Solutions, LLC (co-founded with his wife, Alicia MacAleese, in 2006). Ken graduated Cum Laude from Auburn University (Auburn, AL) with a B.A., degree in Psychology and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology (with a specialty in Behavior Analysis) from the University of Nevada, Reno. He currently holds certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and is a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Nevada. He is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, the California Association of Behavior Analysis, and the Nevada Association of Behavior Analysis. Ken has worked over eleven years with children and adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities, in addition to "typical" children with "common" behavior problems. He has held multiple positions (tutor, lead tutor, assistant director, associate director) in the UNR Early Childhood Autism Program and has consulted with group homes, home-based parent training programs, school districts, and adult day treatment facilities. He has held part-time faculty positions teaching classes on child development and behavior analysis. Ken has co-authored several articles and book chapters on behavioral topics that include developing and managing token economies, assessing and treating stereotyped behaviors, and implementing an intervention for bedtime resistance. He has presented numerous presentations on applied, experimental, and conceptual topics at professional conferences.  

Alicia N. MacAleese, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA

Alicia N. MacAleese is a managing member of Advanced Child Behavior Solutions, LLC (co-founded with Ken MacAleese in 2006). She received a B.A. in Psychology with distinction from the University of Nevada, Reno and went on to earn her M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology (with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis) there. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and is a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Nevada. She is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, the California Association of Behavior Analysis, and the Nevada Association of Behavior Analysis. Alicia has always been a passionate provider of services for children, and have worked in this field for over 10 years. She has consulted with school districts, foster care systems, and city recreational programs. Alicia has held positions with a home-based parent training program, The UNR Early Childhood Autism Program, and an academic remediation program. Alicia has served her profession and community as a representative for the Human Rights Board for the Rural Regional Center (NV) and as a board member for the Note-Ables, a non-profit organization servicing individuals with disabilities. Alicia has published research on behavioral topics such as identifying and treating precursor problem behavior and using peer-mediated interventions for children diagnosed with ADHD. She has presented on a range of areas related to the behavioral assessment and treatment of children at professional conferences.  

Molly L. Dubuque, M.A., BCBA, LBA

Molly L. Dubuque received a B.A. in Psychology and a B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Nevada, Reno. In addition, she earned her M.A. in Psychology (with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis) from UNR in 2008. Molly is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Behavior Analyst, and is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, the California Association of Behavior Analysis, and the Nevada Association of Behavior Analysis. Molly has a decade of experience working with children with developmental disabilities in the United States and overseas. Molly has worked as an assistant director for a day treatment and habilitation program for adults with developmental disabilities and has held positions as a tutor, lead tutor, and Tutor Trainer and Auditor in the UNR Early Childhood Autism Program. She has taught Master’s level classes at the Jordan Institute of Science and Technology, the first behavior analysis program in the Middle East, and developed behavioral programming for Jordanian children at the Autism Academy of Jordan.  

Daniel H. Sutich, M.A., BCBA, LBA

Daniel H. Sutich received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno. He went on to earn his M.A. in Psychology (with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis) from UNR. Daniel is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Licensed Behavior Analyst, and is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, the California Association of Behavior Analysis, and the Nevada Association of Behavior Analysis. Daniel has gained experience working in a wide variety of applied settings over the past 7 years. He has worked intensively with the UNR Early Childhood Autism Program in home, school, and community settings. He has also been a case manager for services for adults with developmental disabilities, provided behavioral support and teacher training in the public education system, taught undergraduate level coursework, provided behavioral consultation for emergency foster children, and coordinated rehabilitation services for clients in the social service world. Daniel has conducted training on a range of areas related to identifying functions of problem behavior, designing and fading behavioral interventions, teaching social skills in school settings, and designing and implementing intensive services for young children with autism. As a side interest, he has also presented research findings on gambling behavior at state and national conferences.

Erick M. Dubuque, BCBA, LBA

Erick Mark Dubuque is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Nevada. He is currently pursuing his doctorate at the University of Nevada, Reno in the Behavior Analysis Program. Prior to joining the graduate program in Reno, Erick was a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya where he worked as a health educator for over 2 years. Upon completing his tour in Kenya, Erick joined the May Center for Child Development where he implemented behavioral programs in classrooms for children diagnosed with developmental disabilities. Erick has served in many diverse roles as a teacher, service provider, volunteer, administrator, and researcher. As a teacher he has taught undergraduate and graduate coursework domestically and internationally using a variety of instructional formats. In his role as a service provider, Erick formed Behavior Science.org, LLC in 2007 to aid in the dissemination of behavior science. As a volunteer, Erick served as the Student Representative on the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Executive Council and continues to provide service to the field as a Co-Chair of the ABAI Undergraduate Accreditation Committee. In his role as an administrator, Erick served as the Academic Coordinator for the Jordan University of Science and Technology Master’s Degree Program in Applied Behavior Health Analysis, the first graduate degree program in behavior analysis founded in the Middle East. Finally as a researcher, Erick’s scholarly interests extend across the philosophical, experimental, applied, and professional domains in behavior science. A general theme across all of his interests is the understanding and modification of complex human behaviors, especially as they relate to the topics of education and social justice.