Stephanie Trauschke, PsyD, BCBA-D

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Stephanie Trauschke, PsyD, BCBA-D, received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University. She is a licensed psychologist and doctoral-level, board-certified behavior analyst. A majority of her career has been spent working with children and families, particularly with children diagnosed with developmental delays that demonstrate severe problem behaviors.

Dr. Trauschke completed her first post-doctoral fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Kennedy Krieger Institute in the Neurobehavioral Unit Outpatient Program, and her second post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University and with the Severe Behavior Program at Marcus Autism Center, where she worked with children in the day treatment, follow-up and toileting programs. Dr. Trauschke is currently working as a licensed lsychologist in the long-term follow-up and Research Units in Behavioral Intervention (RUBI) Parent Training Program at Marcus Autism Center.


  • Borgen, J.G., Mace, F.C., Cavanaugh, B.M., Shamlian, K., Lit, K.R., Wilson, J.B., & Trauschke, S.L. (2017). A method to establish stimulus control and compliance to instructions. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 50 (4):830-842. doi: 10.1002/jaba.419
  • Nevin, J.A., Mace, F.C., DeLeon, I.G., Shahan, T.A., Shamlian, K.D., Lit, K., Sheehan, T., Frank-Crawford, M.A., Trauschke, S.L., Sweeney, M.M., Tarver, D.R., & Craig, A.R. (2016). Effects of signaled and unsignaled alternative reinforcement on persistence and relapse in children and pigeons. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 106 (1):34-57. doi: 10.1002/jeab.213

Speaking Engagements

  • Trauschke, S., Krantz, J., Tarver, J. Sheehan, T., Mace, F.C., & DeLeon, I. (2015, September). Demand elasticity of functionally similar and functionally dissimilar reinforcers in the treatment of automatically reinforced behavior. In T. Sheehan (Chair). Presented at the annual convention of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis, Daytona Beach, FL.
  • Trauschke, S., Krantz, J., Sheehan, T., Tarver, D., DeLeon, I., & Mace, F.C. (2015, May). Are open or closed-behavioral economics models better predictors of favorable responses to treatment of automatically reinforced problem behavior? In Pritchard, D. (Chair). Presented at the 41st annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.
  • Trauschke, S., Shamlian, K., Boules, I., Borgen, J., Cavanaugh, B., & Mace, F.C. (2014, May). Assessment of signaled transitions as a reflexive conditioned motivating operation. In L.J. Cooper-Brown (Chair). Presented at the 40th annual convention of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Chicago, IL.