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Eli T. Newcomb M.Ed., BCBA, LBA

VP of Clinical Standards & Research


Eli Newcomb is the Vice President of Clinical Standards & Research at The Faison Center. His primary activities include oversight of the clinical approaches used across all service-proving departments and directing activities of the organization’s applied research laboratory. Eli's clinical activities and research focus primarily on transporting assessment and treatment procedures well-established within intensive service settings into less restrictive environments such as schools, outpatient clinics, and residential settings—with the underlying focus of keeping more clients in their home and local community settings while they access the services they need. He has published peer-reviewed research in the areas of learner preference, organizational behavior management, the assessment and treatment of severe problem behavior. Eli is an editorial board member for the Journal of Organizational Behavior Management and has taught behavior analysis and education courses at graduate and undergraduate levels. He volunteers locally and nationally with nonprofits and government agency workgroups adjacent to his expertise in specialized education and behavior analysis. Eli was also elected by his peers to serve on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Education Facilities (2013-present) and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board® (2016-2019).



Select Publications:

Pugliese, S. N., Liesfeld, J. E., Camblin, J. G., Garner, M. O., & Newcomb, E. T. (2023). Increasing compliance with vaccination procedures for individuals with autism. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 23(1), 49-59. 


Frank-Crawford, M. A., Borrero, J. C., Newcomb, E. T., Doan, T., Fisher, A., & Rooker, G. W. (2021). Accumulated and distributed response-reinforcer arrangements during the treatment of escape-maintained problem behavior. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 54(4), 1566-1585.


Newcomb, E. T., Camblin, J. G., Jones, F. D., & Wine, B. (2019). On the implementation of a gamified professional development system for direct care staff. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 39(3-4), 293-307.   


Newcomb, E. T., Wright, J. A., & Camblin, J. G. (2019). Assessment and treatment of aggressive behavior maintained by access to physical attention. Behavior Analysis: Research and Practice, 19(3), 222-231.  


Newcomb, E. T., & Hagopian, L. P. (2018). Treatment of severe problem behavior in children with autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disabilities. International Review of Psychiatry, 30(1), 96-109.  

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