Maddie Duke, MS, BCBA

Maddie Duke

Maddie Duke received her Master's of Science degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Organizational Behavior Management from Florida Institute of Technology in July 2023. She previously received a Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies with a minor in Autism Studies from Utah Valley University.  Her applied experience includes several years working with autistic teens and adults. She has received several research awards for her thesis project investigating cheerleading safety and as the lead investigator on a research project looking at diversity and inclusion statements in large organizations. Maddie loves discussing complex ethics scenarios, making data-based decisions, and interpreting pop culture and fashion through a behavior analytic lens.

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BOOST U! Unwanted Effects of Interventions

In today’s episode of BOOST U!, Maddie Duke, MS, BCBA, and Corey Robertson, MS, BCBA talk about the unwanted effects of reinforcement, punishment, and extinction from section H of the BCBA® task list. Listeners will learn about the unwanted effects, strategies to mitigate each, and how to prepare for test questions in this area. 
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Don’t Make These Mistakes at Conferences

In today’s episode of Operant Innovations, Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA talks about mistakes she has made at various conferences. The discussion covers mistakes relating to networking and presenting, along with advice to ensure you don’t repeat Maddie’s mistakes.Follow us on Instagram! @operantinnovations
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ABAI 2024 Recap with Jared Van

In today’s episode of Operant Innovations, Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, speaks with Jared Van, M.S., BCBA, about his experience at ABAI 2024. The conversation spans a variety of topics related to the conference, from best moments to missed opportunities and a recap of the Critical Friends of ABA movement.
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BOOST U! Threats to Internal Validity in Single Subject Research Designs

In today’s episode of BOOST U!, Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, and Bill Carlucci, M.S., BCBA talk about the threats to internal validity from section D of the BCBA® Task List. Listeners can expect to learn the main threats to internal validity, examples for each, and where to learn more about these threats.
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BOOST U! Interobserver Agreement: Why It Matters

In today’s podcast, join Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, and Corey Robertson, M. BCBA, as they discuss interobserver agreement and measurement. Listeners will learn about validity, reliability, accuracy, and the types of IOA. 
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BOOST U! Using Behavior Analysis in Supervision

In today’s podcast, join Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, and Shauna V. Costello, MA, MPP, BCBA, as they discuss section I of the BCBA task list! With over 10 years of experience supervising students, Shauna shares her secrets for using a human-first approach, delivering feedback, and teaching students about life after structured supervision. 
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Surviving Your Early Years as a Behavior Analyst: An Interview with Mariah Avery

Join Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA as she talks with Mariah Avery, M.A., BCBA, author of Now What? A Behavior Analyst’s First Year Survival Guide.
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Boost U! | What are the functional conditions in a functional analysis?

In today’s episode of BOOST U!, Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, and Corey Robertson, M.S., BCBA, discuss the conditions in a functional analysis (FA). Listeners will learn about the common functions of behavior, the most frequently used conditions in FAs, and how to interpret FA results on a graph. We hope you enjoy!BOOST U! uploads new episodes twice a month, and each episode is meant to help you study…
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BOOST U! 10 Ways your Friends and Family Can Help You Study for the Exam

In today’s episode of BOOST U!, Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, shares 10 ways your friends and family can help you study for the exam (no behavior analytic knowledge necessary!)
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BOOST U! Measuring Behavior with Discontinuous Methods

In today’s episode of BOOST U!, Maddie Duke, M.S., BCBA, and Corey Robertson, M.S., BCBA, talk about discontinuous measurement from section C of the BCBA task list. Listeners can expect to learn when to use these measurement techniques, how well this form of data collection represents real behavior, and examples of each type of discontinuous measurement.
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