Daniel H. Tingstrom

Professor and Interim Director, School Psychology

Research Interests

Applied Behavior Analysis; Compliance Training and Behavioral Interventions


Current Teaching

Educational Psychology (PSY 374)
Seminar in School Psychology (PSY 671) 
Practicum in School Psychology (PSY 771)
Research in School Psychology (PSY 793)


Selected Articles in Refereed/Peer Reviewed Journals

Mitchell, R. R., Tingstrom, D. H., Dufrene, B. A., Radley, K. C., Jordan, S (2014). Evaluating the effectiveness of the good behavior game with general education high school students utilizing a changing criterion component. (Manuscript in preparation).

McHugh, M. B., Tingstrom, D. H., Radley, K. C., & Barry, C. T. (2014). Effects of the tootling intervention using daily reinforcement. (Manuscript in preparation).

Lambert, A. M., Tingstrom, D. H., Sterling, H. E., Dufrene, B. A., & Lynne, S. (in press). Effects of tootling on classwide disruptive and appropriate behavior of upper-elementary students. (Manuscript under review).

Mitchell, R. R., Tingstrom, D. H., Dufrene, B. A., Ford, W. B., & Sterling, H. E. (2014). The Effects of the Good Behavior Game with General Education High School Students. (Manuscript under revision)

Miller, L., Dufrene, B.A., Olmi, D.J., Tingstrom, D.H., & Filce, H. (In press). Self-monitoring as a viable maintenance strategy in Check-in/Check-out. Journal of School Psychology.

Zoder-Martell, K. A., Dufrene, B. A., Tingstrom, D. H., Olmi, D. J., Jordan, S. S.,, Biskie, E. M., Sherman, J. C.  (2014). Training direct care staff to increase positive interactions with individuals with developmental disablitiess. Research in Developmental Disabilites, 35, 2180-2189. DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2014.05.016.

Blaze, J. T., Olmi, D. J., Mercer, S. H., Dufrene, B. A., Tingstrom, D. H. (2014).  Loud versus quiet praise: A direct behavioral comparison in secondary classrooms. Journal of School Psychology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsp.2014.05.006.

Bellone, K.M., Dufrene, B. A., Tingstrom, D. H., Olmi, D. J., & Barry, C. (2014). Relative efficacy of behavioral interventions in preschool children attending head start. Journal of Behavioral Education, 23, 378-400. DOI 10.1007/s10864-014-9196-6

Bellipanni, K. D., Tingstrom, D. H., Olmi, D. J., & Roberts, D. S.  (2013).  The sequential introduction of positive antecedent and consequent components in a compliance training package with elementary students.  Behavior Modification, 37, 768-789, DOI: 10.1177/0145445513501959

Zoder-Martell, K., Dufrene, B., Sterling, H., Tingstrom, D., Blaze, J., Duncan, N., & Harpole, L. (2013). Effects of Verbal and Graphed Feedback on Treatment Integrity. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 29, 328-349, DOI: 10.1080/15377903.2013.836776

Duncan, N.G., Dufrene, B.A., Sterling, H.E., & Tingstrom, D.H.  (2013).  Promoting teachers’ generalization of intervention use through goal setting and performance feedback.  Journal of Behavioral Education, 22,.325-347, DOI: 10.1007/s10864-013-9173-5.

Poole, V.Y., Dufrene, B.A., Sterling, H.E., Tingstrom, D.H., & Hardy, C.M. (2012).  Classwide functional analysis and treatment of preschoolers’ disruptive behavior.  Journal of Applied School Psychology, 28, 155-174.

Sarno, J. M., Sterling, H. E, Mueller, M. M., Dufrene, B., Tingstrom, D. H., & Olmi, D. J.  (2011)  Escape-to-attention as a potential variable for maintaining problem behavior in the school setting.  School Psychology Review, 40, 57-71.

Schanding, G. T., Jr., Tingstrom, D. H., & Sterling-Turner, H. E.  (2009).  Evaluation of stimulus preference assessment methods with general education students.  Psychology in the Schools, 46, 89-99.

Roberts, D. S., Tingstrom, D. H., Olmi, D. J., & Bellipanni, K. D. (2008). Positive antecedent and consequent components in child compliance training. Behavior Modification, 32, 21-38.

Everett, G. E., Olmi, D. J., Edwards, R. P., Tingstrom, D. H., Sterling-Turner, H. E., & Christ, T. J. (2007). An empirical investigation of time-out with and without escape extinction to treat escape maintained noncompliance. Behavior Modification, 31, 412-434.

Scattone, D., Tingstrom, D. H., & Wilczynski, S. M. (2006). Increasing appropriate social interactions of children with autism spectrum disorders using social stories™. Focus on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities, 21, 211-222.

Tingstrom, D. H., Sterling-Turner, H., & Wilczynksi, S. M. (2006). The good behavior game: 1969-2002. Behavior Modification, 30, 225-253.