About Cheryl Davis

Cheryl Davis is a licensed and certified behavior analyst as well as a special education teacher who received her doctoral degree from Endicott College in Applied Behavior Analysis. Cheryl is an Assistant Professor at Russell Sage College, as well as owner of 7 Dimensions Consulting, LLC and co-owner of SupervisorABA. She received a Master’s of Science Degree in Intensive Special Education from Simmons College in Boston, MA after attending The University of Connecticut where she received a bachelor’s degree in Human Development. Cheryl then pursued her BCBA, while working in a world renown ABA school.

With almost 30 years of experience working with children and families with autism, developmental disabilities, and related disorders, Cheryl specializes in effective supervision for upcoming BCBA/BCaBA candidates. She has a passion for supervision, in both providing it to people who are in locations with limited access to behavior analysis and working with other supervisors to develop best practices.

Cheryl also specializes in skill acquisition programming for clients in need, online teaching, and active student responding. She has had experience as a supervisor, teacher, job coach, home therapist, residential supervisor, public school consultant, staff trainer and professor. Cheryl has extensive experience in developing training topics for both parents and teaching staff.

A passion of Cheryl’s is teaching others about behavior analysis at any level (undergraduate, graduate or doctoral) and in any format (synchronous, asynchronous, hybrid). She spends time researching ways to engage learners across these formats and enjoys the time she spends with each of them.

Recent Courses Taught

Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis
Behavioral Assessment
Clinical Practicum
Interventions in Autism
Core Skills in Autism II
Professional Practice in ABA
Research in ABA
Ethics in ABA
Advanced Topics in ABA
Research Seminar

Research Interests

active student responding
online learning
compassionate delivery of services
anything radical, really!

Selected Publications

Davis, C., Hendon, F., McDonald, K., & Blanco, S. (2020). Use of technology in
facilitating remote caregiver training for token systems. International Journal
of Developmental Disabilities, 66(5), 330-338.

Davis, C. & Zane, T. (2016). A comparison of reading responses methods to
increase student learning. Journal of Educators Online 13(1), 25-38.

Zane, T., Weiss, M. J., Davis, C. & Melton, I. (2015). Evidence based practice. In
Controversial Therapies for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities. Foxx, R. M., &
Mulick, J. A. (Eds.). Routledge.

Zane, T. L. & Davis, C. (2020). Differential Reinforcement Entries. Encyclopedia of
Autism Spectrum Disorders, 757-760.

Educational Background

Endicott College
Ph.D. Applied Behavior Analysis
Simmons College
M.S. Special Education
Northeastern University
B.C.B.A. Coursework
University of Connecticut
B.S. Human Development