Office: Rawl 218
104 Rawl Building
Department of Psychology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Ph.D., Sixth-Year Certificate, School Psychology, University of Connecticut (2011)
MA, School Psychology, University of Connecticut (2007)
BA, Psychology, University of Connecticut (2006)
Dr. Kilgus' primary research interests include the development and evaluation of social behavior assessment tools and procedures, targeted behavior interventions and supports, the use of technological systems to inform data-based decision making and promote student success, and modern test theory.
Selected publications in peer refereed journals:
Methe, S. A., Kilgus, S. P., & Nieman, C., Riley-Tillman, T. C. (2012). Meta-analysis of addition and subtraction interventions in single case research: Does experimental control influence outcomes? Journal of Behavioral Education. doi:10.1007/s10864-012-9161-1
Briesch, A. M., Kilgus, S. P., Chafouleas, S. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Christ, T. J., (2012). The influence of alternative scale formats on the generalizability of data obtained from Direct Behavior Rating Single Item Scales (DBR-SIS). Assessment for Effective Intervention. doi:10.1177/1534508412441966
Chafouleas, S. M., Sanetti, L. M. H., Kilgus, S. P., & Maggin, D. M. (2012). Evaluating sensitivity to behavioral change across consultation cases using Direct Behavior Rating Single-Item Scales (DBR-SIS). Exceptional Children, 78, 491-505.
Kilgus, S. P., Chafouleas, S. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., & Welsh, M. E. (2012). Diagnostic accuracy of Direct Behavior Rating Single Item Scales as a screener of elementary school students. School Psychology Quarterly, 27, 41-50. doi: 10.1037/a0027150
Chafouleas, S. M., Kilgus, S. P., Riley-Tillman, T. C., Jaffery, R. J., & Harrison, S. (2012). Preliminary evaluation of various training components on accuracy of Direct Behavior Ratings. Journal of School Psychology, 50, 317-334. doi:10.1016/j.jsp.2011.11.007
Chafouleas, S. M., Kilgus, S. P., & Wallach, N. (2010). Ethical dilemmas in school-based behavioral screening. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 35, 245-252. doi:10.1177/1534508410379002
Chafouleas, S. M., Briesch, A. M., Riley-Tillman, T. C., Christ, T. J., Black, A. C., & Kilgus, S. P. (2010). An investigation of the generalizability and dependability of direct behavior rating single item scales (DBR-SIS) to measure academic engagement and disruptive behavior of middle school students. Journal of School Psychology, 48, 219-246. doi:10.1016/j.jsp.2010.02.001
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