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Faculty: Christian Sabey

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Christian Sabey

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

CPSE

Contact Information

Office: 340K McKb

Phone: 801-422-8361

Email: nope@christian_sabey@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

I was born in Provo and raised in Colorado. I earned a bachelors degree at BYU in philosophy, a masters degree at the UofU in school psychology, and a PhD at Utah State University in Special Education. I am married with four children.

Teaching Interests

Behavior analysis, school based behavior interventions, emotional and behavioral disorders, ethics

Research Interests

School based behavior interventions, behavior analysis, supports for students with emotional/behavioral disorders, supporting teachers of students with EBD, evidence-based practice, and meta-analysis

Selected Publications

Implementing Behavior Intervention Plans in Schools: A Pilot Study of the Complex Relationship Between Technical Adequacy, Treatment Integrity, and Student Outcomes

  • Authors: Charlton, Cade; Rigby, Danielle; Moulton, Sara; Sabey, Christian; Richardson, Michael
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Behavioral Education
  • Volume: Published online July 2021
  • Abstract: click to view

A Systematic Review of the Effects of Schoolwide Intervention Programs on Student and Teacher Perceptions of School Climate

  • Authors: Charlton, Cade ; Moulton, Sara ; Sabey, Christian; West, Richard
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions
  • Publisher: Sage
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Country: USA
  • Abstract: click to view

States systems coaching: Meeting the needs of district systems coaching

  • Authors: Young, Ellie ; Moulton, Sara ; Cutrer, Elizabeth ; Charlton, Cade ; Sabey, Christian ; Healey, Devin
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation
  • Abstract: click to view

The School of Life Dropout Prevention Curriculum: A Case Report.

  • Authors: Wayman , Grace; Hawken, Leanne; Wright , Hannah ; Sabey, Christian Vance; Fleming , Julia ; O'Donnell, Kathleen ; Rolfe , Jack
  • Publication Date: 2021

Precision request: A secondary analysis of the use of praise, response cost, and punishment

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian; Calder, Marcie; Caldarella, Paul
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Education and Treatment of Children
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 44
  • Issue: 3
  • Abstract: click to view

States systems coaching: Meeting the needs of district systems coaching

  • Authors: Young, Ellie ; Moulton, Sara ; Cutrer, Elizabeth ; Charlton, Cade ; Sabey, Christian ; Healey, Devin
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation

Teaching conversation skills to adults with developmental disabilities using a video-based intervention package

  • Authors: Kellems, Ryan O; Osborne, Kaitlyn; Rowe, Dawn; Gabrielsen, Terisa P; Hansen, Blake Darrell; Sabey, Christian Vance; Clive, Margaret
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

Effects of Precision Requests Alone on Noncompliance of Students with Emotional Disturbance

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian Vance; Calder, Marcie; Caldarella, Paul; Thompson, Gregory A
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Education and Treatment of Children
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Volume: 43
  • Issue: 3

Effects of Precision Requests as a Standalone Intervention on Noncompliance of Students with Emotional Disturbance.

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian ; Calder, Marcie; Caldarella, Paul; Thompson, Gregory A
  • Publication Date: 2020

Interpreting critical incidents in implementing a multi-tiered system of supports through an active implementation framework.

  • Authors: Charlton, Cade T; Sabey, Christian Vance; Young, Ellie L; Moulton, Sara E
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Exceptionality
  • Publisher: Taylor and Francis
  • Abstract: click to view

Beyond topography: addressing the functional impact of social skills training for students with autism

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian Vance; Ross, Scott ; Goodman , Jordan
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Educational Psychology in Practice

Effectiveness of Video Prompting Delivered via Augmented Reality for Teaching Transition-Related Math Skills to Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

  • Authors: Kellems, Ryan O; Cacciatore, Giulia; Hansen, Blake Darrell; Sabey, Christian Vance; Bussey, Heidi Celeste; Morris, Jared Raymond
  • Publication Date: 2020

The “Magic” Positive-to-Negative Interaction Ratio: Benefits, Applications, Cautions, and Recommendations

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian Vance; Charlton, Cade T; Charlton , Shawn
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications

Latency‐based functional analysis in schools: Correspondence and differences across environments

  • Authors: Hansen, Blake; Sabey, Christian; Rich, Megan; Marr, Dallin; Robins, Noah; Barnett, Steven
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Behavioral Interventions
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Volume: 34
  • Issue: 3

Target Social Skills Training for Idiosyncratic Behaviors, Aggression, and Noncompliance.

  • Authors: Roderick, O'Handley; Sabey, Christian Vance
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Handbook of Behavioral Interventions in Schools
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780190843229

Identifying critical incidents in the scale-up of state multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) projects

  • Authors: Charlton, Cade T; Sabey, Christian Vance; Melanie, Dawson; Dan, Pyle; Emily, Lund; Scott, Ross
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions
  • Publisher: Sage
  • City: Los Angeles, CA
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 20
  • Issue: 4
  • Abstract: click to view

The effects of a buddy bench on elementary students’ solitary behavior during recess

  • Authors: Griffen, Andrew; Caldarella, Paul; Sabey, Christian Vance; Heath, Melissa Ann
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education
  • Volume: 10
  • Issue: 1

Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Authors: Radley, Keith; O'Handley, Roderick; Sabey, Christian Vance
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Publisher: Springer
  • City: New York

Does the Noise Matter? Exploring Salient Audio Components in Video Prompting Interventions

  • Authors: Kellems, Ryan O; Sabey, Christian Vance; Hansen, Blake Darrell; Frandsen, Kaitlyn ; Frazier, Brynn; Simons, Kalee
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Advances in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 4
  • Abstract: click to view

The effects of a buddy bench on elementary students’ solitary behavior during recess.

  • Authors: Griffin, Andrew; Caldarella, Paul; Sabey, Christian Vance; Heath, Melissa Ann
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education
  • Volume: 10
  • Abstract: click to view

Students’ Perspectives on Bullying

  • Authors: Ross, Scott; Lund, Emily ; Sabey, Christian Vance; Charlton, Cade T
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Bullying in the School: Perspectives from Across Campus
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • City: New York, NY
  • Country: USA

Physical Abuse of People with Intellectual and Other Developmental Disabilities in Residential Care

  • Authors: Lund , Emily; Sabey, Christian Vance; Thomas, Katie; Bouchard, Lauren
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: The Wiley Handbook of Violence and Aggression: Societal Interventions.
  • Publisher: Wiley

A Review of Classwide or Universal Social, Emotional Behavioral Programs for Students in Kindergarten

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian Vance; Charlton, Cade T; Pyle , Danile ; Lignugaris-Kraft, Benjamin ; Ross, Scott
  • Publication Date: 2017

Check-in Check-out + Social Skill: Enhancing the Effects of Check-in Check-out for students with social skills deficits.

  • Authors: Ross, Scott; Sabey, Christian Vance
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Remedial and Special Education
  • Publisher: Sage
  • Volume: 36
  • Issue: 4
  • Abstract: click to view

Getting More From Social Skills

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian Vance; Ross , Scott
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publication Journal: The Utah Special Educator
  • Publisher: Utah Personnel Development Center
  • City: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 35
  • Issue: 1

Implementing Universal Screening Systems Within an RtI-PBS Context

  • Authors: Sabey, Christian Vance; Severson , Herbert ; Naquin , Gale ; D'Atrio, Cynthia ; Feil , Edward; Hawken , Leanne; Walker, Hill
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publication Type: Book, Chapter/ Section in Scholarly Book
  • Publication Journal: Handbook of Prevention Science
  • Publisher: Routledge

A Systematic Review of the Empirical Support for Check-In Check-Out

  • Authors: Wolfe, Katie; Pyle, Daniel; Charlton, Cade T; Sabey, Christian Vance; Lund, Emily; Ross, Scott
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions
  • Publisher: Sage
  • City: Thousand Oaks, CA
  • Country: USA
  • Abstract: click to view