Dr. David Wilson has been named Chief Clinical Officer for REED Autism Services overseeing the strategic and qualitative direction of clinical services across the entire family of programs, including REED Academy, REED Next, Greens Do Good, and REED Intensive Behavior Services (RIBS). David joined REED Autism Services in December 2021 as Director of RIBS, where he was responsible for the launch of the program.
David is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral level (BCBA-D) with more than 25 years of experience serving children, adolescents, and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities across a variety of settings. His work history includes clinical leadership positions within nonprofit and for-profit behavior health organizations. In 2020, Governor Murphy appointed David to the inaugural New Jersey State Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners.
“David brings a wealth of knowledge and a collaborative approach to his new role,” explained REED CEO Chantelle Walker. “As we continue to address the complex challenges of a growing autism community, we are thrilled to leverage his expertise throughout our organization and with our external partners.”
Added David, “I am honored and excited to take on the role of Chief Clinical Officer for REED Autism Services. This opportunity allows me to contribute to the growth and development of clinical services that positively impact children, adults and families within the autism community. I look forward to collaborating with our dedicated team and external partners to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.”
Prior to joining REED, David directed the graduate program in applied behavior analysis at Georgian Court University where he was a tenured associate professor of psychology. David’s areas of expertise include assessing and treating severe challenging behavior, skill acquisition, stimulus control, mentoring clinical staff, strategic planning, and quality improvement. He received clinical training at the Kennedy Krieger Institute Neurobehavioral Unit (NBU) and completed his doctorate in behavior analysis, with a minor in special education at the University of Florida under the mentorship of Dr. Brian A. Iwata.