Dr. Jim Moore, BCBA-D

Canopy Children’s Solutions – Director of Autism Solutions Dr. Jim Moore, BCBA-D

Dr. Jim Moore serves as the Director of Autism Solutions for Canopy Children’s Solutions. In this capacity, he oversees clinical programming and supervision in the Early Intervention Autism Clinic at the Center of Excellence in Jackson and in Hattiesburg. He also serves a critical role in developing initiatives as Canopy seeks to expand its autism solutions offerings across the state.

Prior to joining Canopy, Dr. Moore was the Director of Training for the Master’s Training Program in Applied Behavior Analysis at the University of Southern Mississippi. Dr. Moore holds a Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He completed a pre-doctoral internship in Pediatric Psychology from the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University Medical Center and the Marcus Behavior Center through Emory University. He was the Director of School Consultation and Applied Research at the May Institute in Atlanta, GA, before returning home to work as both an academic counselor and Assistant Dean of Students at Pearl River College. He has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2002 and became Mississippi’s first Licensed Behavior Analyst in 2015.

In 2015, he was appointed by Governor Phil Bryant as the first Chairman of the Mississippi Autism Board—the licensure and regulatory board for behavior analysis in the state of Mississippi. In 2019, Moore was elected to the Board of Directors for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, which oversees credentialing for behavior analysts around the globe.

Moore is a resident of the greater Hattiesburg area. He and his wife, Laura, have three children.

Professional Publications

Warren, L.K., Moore, J.W., Barker, L.K., Furlow, C., Eikland, E., Grimmett, K.R., Foret, C., & Pledger, K. (in press). An evaluation of group training methods on treatment integrity of day treatment staff. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice.

Ackley, M., Williams, J., Moore, J.W., Litten, S., Lundy, M.P., & Bishop, S.K. (2019). A review of language development protocols for individuals with autism. Journal of Behavioral Education: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10864-019-09327-8.

Barker, L.K., Moore, J.W., Olmi, D.J., & Rowsey, K. (2019). A comparison of immediate and post-session feedback with Behavioral Skills Training to improve interview skills in college students. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01608061.2019.1632240?journalCode=worg20

Bishop, S.K., Moore, J.W., Dart, E.H, Radley, K.C., Brewer, R.R., Barker, L.K., Quintero, L.M., Litten, S., Gilfeather, A., Newborne, B., & Toche, C. (2019). Further investigation of increasing vocalizations of children with autism during intervention with a speech-generating device. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jaba.554

Moore, J.W., Rizer, H., Warren, L.S., Yeager, M.G., Brewer, R.R., Barker, L.K., Newborne, B., Russo, K., & Potter, M. (2019). An initial evaluation of an assessment method for the PEAK Relational System Direct Training module. Behavior Analysis in Practice: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40617-019-00387-w

Moore, J.W., & Quintero, L.M. (2019). A comparison of forward and backward chaining in teaching adults Olympic weightlifting. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 52, 50-59: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/jaba.517

Murphy, A., Moore, J.W., Dart, E.H., Brewer, R.R., Ford, W.B., Lundy, M.P., & Ackley, M. (2019). Increasing conversation using restricted access and chain schedules of reinforcement. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 12, 182- 187: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40617-018-00298-2

Quintero, L.M., Moore, J.W., Yeager, M.G., Rowsey, K., Olmi, D.J., Britton Slater, J., Harper, M., & Zezenski, L.E. (2019). Reducing risk of head injury in soccer: An extension of Behavioral Skills Training for heading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/jaba.557

Moore, J.W., Russo, K., Gilfeather, A., Whipple, H.M., & Stanford, G. (2018). A comparison of error correction procedures within audio-visual conditional discrimination training. Journal of Behavioral Education, 27, 532-543: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10864-018-9305-z

Radley, K.C., Moore, J.W., Dart, E.H., Ford, W.B., & Helbig, K.A. (2018). The effects of lag schedules of reinforcement on social skill accuracy and variability. Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/1088357618811608

Bishop, S.K., Dixon, M., Moore, J.W., & Lundy, M.P. (2017). Behavioral perspectives on personality. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackleford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer.

LaBrot, Z.C., Radley, K.C., Dart, E.H., Moore, J.W., & Cavell, H.J. (2017). A component analysis of Behavioral Skills Training for Effective Instruction Delivery. Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 29, 122-141: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08975353.2017.1368813?journalCode=wjfp20

Lundy, M.P., Moore, J.W., & Bishop, S.K. (2017). Radical behaviorism. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. Shackleford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer.

Radley, K.C., Dart, E.H., Moore, J.W., Lum, J.D.K., & Pasqua J. (2017). Enhancing appropriate and variable responding in young children with autism spectrum disorder. Developmental Neurorehabilitation: https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/28537444/Enhancing_appropriate_and_variable_responding_in_young_children_with_autism_spectrum_disorder_

Moore, J.W., Radley, K.C., Dart, E.H., Whipple, H.M., Ness, E., Murphy, A., Furlow, C., Wimberly, J., & Smith, A. (2016). The impact of stimulus size and presentation on preference. Behavior Analysis in Practice: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s40617-016-0162-8

Radley, K.C., Dart, E.H., Moore, J.W., Battaglia, A.A., & LaBrot, Z.C. (2016). Promoting accurate variability of social skills in children with autism spectrum disorder. Behavior Modification, 41, 84-112: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0145445516655428

Moore J. W., Radley, K. C., Dart, E. H., Whipple, H. M., Ness, E. J., Murphy, A. N., Furlow, C. M., Wimberly, J. K., & Smith, A. (2016). The impact of stimulus presentation and size on preference. Behavior Analysis in Practice: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs40617-016-0148-6