Short Bio of Prof Rolider:
Dr. Rolider is a professor of behavioral sciences and the chair of the Institute for Research and Prevention of Antisocial Behavior of Children in Educational Settings at the Emek Yezreel College (a 4000 student liberal art college).
Amos is currently the president of IABA (Israeli Association for Behavior Analysis). He is also the chair of the Research Committee of the Israeli Government Anti-Drug Authority.
Dr. Rolider received his M.Sc. in Health Sciences and Phys. Ed. from Brigham Young University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in ABA and Special Education from The Ohio State University. He has been teaching, researching and practicing behavior analysis for over 20 years in a variety of settings in North America and Israel.
Dr. Rolider, a certified behavior analyst, has published articles in major journals including: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Therapy, Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, Education & Treatment of Children, Child and Family Behavior Therapy and many other educational publications in Hebrew and English.
He has presented more than 250 papers at professional conferences in Europe and North America.
In the last few years Dr. Rolider's research and clinical work has focused on studying anti-social behaviors of children in home and regular school settings. This research and clinical work led to the development of two comprehensive programs dealing with bullying and violence from behavioral perspective and programs for teaching parents to easily discover the function of their child's anti social behavior and to select appropriate intervention based on their discoveries while receiving support at home from significant friend and the extended family.