Rebecca Correll

Rebecca Correll

Rebecca Correll

Graduate Research Assistant

Autism, parenting, and joint attention

Rebecca is a PhD student in the Applied Developmental Psychology program, under the guidance of Dr. Pasnak. She is the Executive Director of The Language and Behavior Center, which provides comprehensive services to children with autism and related disorders.  Rebecca became a Board Certified Assistance Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) in 2010, and went on to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2014.  She has worked in schools, in clinics, and provided in-home services to children with autism and related disorders.  Through this work she became interested in developmental psychology as it relates to Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Courses Taught

PSYC 300  - Statistics in Psychology (Graduate Teaching Assistant)   

PSYC 304  - Principles of Learning (Shadow Teaching Assistant)


Rebecca completed her undergraduate work at the University of South Carolina, followed by the completion of her master's degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Her master's research focused on effective methods of training and prompting parents to attend to their child's adaptive behavior. 

Recent Presentations

Correll, R.A., Harrison, K.E. (2020) “Balanced Behavior Analyst – The Personal and Professional Balancing Act.” Association for Behavior Analysis International, Washington, D.C.

Correll, R.A., Lobrano, J.D., & Zimiles, J. (2019) "Living and Learning with People with Autism." Panel Discussion at Amherst College, Amherst, M.A.

Correll, R. A., Harrison, K.E. (2019) “Don’t Be An A**hole, and Other Advice Your Supervisor Should Have Given You.” Workshop given to members of Balanced Behavior Analyst, Washington D.C. and New York.

Adams, R. (2014) “Tactile Prompts to Increase Parent Attention”.  Thesis Presentation at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.