Lakewood, CO July 18, 2018 – Trumpet Behavioral Health (“Trumpet”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Linda LeBlanc, Ph.D., BCBA-D®, to editor in chief of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA).
Dr. LeBlanc was Trumpet’s executive director of research and clinical services from 2012 to 2016, and currently serves as Trumpet’s executive advisor. Dr. LeBlanc’s new appointment as editor in chief of this prestigious journal solidifies her place as a well-regarded industry leader in the field of applied behavior analysis.
Dr. LeBlanc’s leadership within the field of applied behavior analysis and at Trumpet
Her appointment to editor in chief of the industry’s flagship journal comes as a result of Dr. LeBlanc’s consistent contributions to the field. She has published more than 100 articles and book chapters, and is an associate editor for Behavior Analysis in Practice and a senior editor for Education and Treatment of Children. In addition to her role at Trumpet, Dr. LeBlanc just completed her term on the board of directors of the California Association for Behavior Analysis.
According to Dr. LeBlanc, “I am delighted to have been elected as editor in chief of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis. JABA was the first journal that I read and published in as a graduate student and the first journal for which I reviewed articles and served as an associate editor.”
Dr. LeBlanc has been instrumental in developing the core functions that drive Trumpet’s research and clinical practices. She built a comprehensive set of clinical standards, developed the company’s research function, and recruited and mentored many of Trumpet’s clinical leaders.
According to Ned Carlson, chief executive officer of Trumpet, “Dr. LeBlanc has been an integral part of building Trumpet’s clinical systems, guidelines and reputation for service excellence. We are very fortunate to have such a well-respected leader in the field as part of team Trumpet, and our families continue to benefit from her knowledge, experience and expertise. We congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”
Trumpet’s Chief Clinical Officer, Paula Braga-Kenyon, Ph.D., BCBA-D, says she has a tremendous amount of respect for Dr. LeBlanc. “Dr. LeBlanc is a champion for patients, families and fellow clinicians. In her new role as editor in chief of JABA, she will continue her already-proven commitment and thought leadership to the field of applied behavior analysis. Her mentorship continues to influence Trumpet Behavioral Health each and every day.”
About Trumpet Behavioral Health
Trumpet Behavioral Health offers evidence-based applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. A team of more than 950 passionate and highly skilled individuals, including numerous Ph.D. and master’s level Board Certified Behavior Analysts® and Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts®, provides center-based, school-based and home-based services throughout Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Ohio and Texas. For more information, please visit www.TBH.com.