August 6 – 9, 2018
The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
State College, Pennsylvania

Patrick C. Friman

Patrick C. Friman

Dr. Patrick C. Friman received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He is the current vice president of behavioral health at Boys Town and a clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. He was formerly on the faculties of Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, and Creighton University Schools of Medicine. He was also formerly the director of the Clinical Psychology program at University of Nevada as well as the associate chairman of the Department of Psychology. He is a Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and in three divisions of the American Psychological Association. He is the former editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and former president of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. He is currently on the editorial boards of four peer-reviewed journals. He has published more than 190 scientific articles and chapters and three books. The primary focus of his scientific and clinical work in is in the area of behavioral pediatrics and behavioral medicine. Dr. Friman’s work in behavioral pediatrics has concentrated on the gap between primary medical care for children, on one side, and referral-based clinical child psychological and psychiatric care, on the other. His secondary focus is on adolescent behavior and development. He also specializes in consultation regarding workplace issues such as motivation, dealing with difficult people, change, happiness, and pathways to success.

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