Christopher Jones PhD, BCBA-D, LBA
Director of Operations
In addition to being the Director of Operations at APPLE, CJ, “Dr. Jones” has been consulting staff member at the UW Haring Center and a past president of the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis. His past research as a visiting professor at University of Puget Sound and the University of Washington concentrated on social and communication skills for children and young adults with autism and other mental health issues. He has published in peer reviewed journals and presented at conferences locally and nationally. His clinical work has emphasized teaching social and communication skills as well as adaptive/self-help skills. In addition to his training as both a developmental psychologist and behavior analyst, Dr. Jones also has more than 25 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and young adults with developmental disabilities and almost 15 years working with populations specifically affected by autism. He has facilitated autism and ADHD social skills groups to promote social and communication skills and conducted many autism and Asperger’s syndrome trainings to teachers, therapists, social workers, parents, and university professors.