Lindsay Maffei-Almodovar, PhD, BCBA-D, LBA

Director of ABA Training Development

Dr. Maffei-Almodovar serves as the Director of ABA Training Development at QSAC. She is a NYS certified special and general education teacher and a board certified (doctoral level) and NYS licensed behavior analyst and has worked in the field of education for 18 years. Dr. Maffei-Almodovar joined QSAC in 2011 as an ABA coordinator at the Douglaston Preschool where she began working on staff training initiatives. She went on to develop a cohesive staff training model across the QSAC school programs as ABA Training Coordinator. Dr. Maffei-Almodovar received her Master’s degree in early childhood education from Brooklyn College and her PhD in psychology (learning processes and behavior analysis) from CUNY Graduate Center/Queens College. Dr. Maffei-Almodovar’s research focuses on staff training in evidence based practice. She has published staff training research in Behavior Analysis in Practice and in the Review Journal on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. She also has published chapters in the Handbook of Evidence-Based Practice in Clinical Psychology and the Handbook of Crisis Intervention and Developmental Disabilities.