Michelle Haney

Michelle Haney

Professor of Psychology, Director of Applied Behavior Analysis/Autism Program

Department: Psychology
Phone: (706) 238-7903
Fax: (706) 368-6971
Campus Box: 5019
Location: Cook Building 332
E-mail: mhaney@berry.edu

Short Bio

Dr. Michelle Haney received her BA degree in psychology from Oglethorpe University, her Master’s and Specialist Degrees in school psychology from the University of Georgia, and her Ph.D. in school psychology from Georgia State University.  For eight years, she worked as a school psychologist in Bartow and Cobb County Schools in Georgia, focusing on developmental disabilities.  She is currently a professor in the Department of Psychology and the director of the Applied Behavior Analysis/Autism Program at Berry College.  Her current research interests include transitioning students with developmental disabilities from high school to the community, Applied Behavior Analysis, and teaching literacy and communication skills to adults with intellectual disabilities. 

Education

  • Ph.D., Georgia State University (1996-2000)
  • Ed.S., University of Georgia (1992)
  • M.Ed., University of Georgia, (1991-1992)
  • B.A., Oglethorpe University (1987-1990)

Teaching Interests

  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Transition from high school adulthood
  • Ethics in working with vulnerable populations
  • Psychological assessment
  • Child development 

Research Interests

  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Applied behavior analysis
  • Transition from high school adulthood
  • Ethics in working with vulnerable populations
  • Psychological assessment
  • Child development 

Field Experience

  • Clinical Supervision in Applied Behavior Analysis at Marcus Autism Center
  • Doctoral Internship in Cobb county school system school psychology
  • 8 years working as a school psychologist in Georgia Public Schools
  • Neuropsychology practicum at Georgia State University 

     

      Selected Publications

      • Haney, M.R. (2012). After School Care for Children on the Autism Spectrum.  Journal of Child and Family Studies, 21, 466-473.
      • Haney, M.R. (2012). Understanding Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder:   Educators Partnering with Families. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. 
      • Haney, M.R. (2005). Aptitude Testing. In Encyclopedia of Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.
      • Gilman, R., Connor, N., & Haney, M. (2005). A School-Based Multicultural Application of a Modified Habit Reversal Intervention for Tourette Syndrome via a Translator: A Case Study. Behavior Modification, 29, 823-838.
      • Haney, M. R. (2004). Ethical Dilemmas Associated with Self-Disclosures in Student Writing. Teaching of Psychology, 31(3), 167-171.
      • *Haney, M. R. & Hill, J. (2004). Relationships between parent teaching activities and emergent literacy in preschool children. Early Child Development and Care, 174(3), 215-228
      • Haney, M., Bissonnette, V., & Benkhen, K. (2003). Relationship Among Name Writing Skills and Early Literacy Development in Kindergarten Children. Child Study Journal, 33 (2), 99-116
      • Haney, M. R. (2004). Invited Book Review [Review of the book Developing Partnerships With Families Through Children's Literature]. Georgia Journal of Reading, 27, 24-25.
      • Haney, M.R. (2004). Invited Book Review [Review of the book Powerful Stories by Accomplished Teachers ]. PsycCritiques, vol. 49, Supplement 7.

      Professional Associations

      • American Psychological Association
      • Southeastern Psychological Association
      •  Association for Behavior Analysis International