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Featured Research Studies
The Impact of Training Modalities on Registered Behavior Technician™ (RBT)® Exam Pass Rate and Job Readiness
This study explored what training modalities and length of training are currently being used and which are best at preparing staff to pass the RBT Exam and to apply their new skills on the job.
This study will examine the effectiveness of Spaced Repetition (Brain Sparks) within the RLMS on staff knowledge retention on HIPAA and Social Media violations
Examining the impact of story and video-based back injury prevention training on learner motivation, engagement, and retention.
Emaley McCulloch M.Ed. BCBA
Emaley directs the Relias Institute research team across all health-related industries and oversees the research roadmap. She facilitates collaboration across Relias’ departments and with research partners. Emaley is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts and Behavioral Scientist with over 20 years of…
Elise Valdes Ph.D.
Elise designs and coordinates clinical research studies across the healthcare field, focusing primarily on senior care and post-acute care. She collaborates within Relias’ departments as well as with industry partners and academic thought leaders. Elise holds a PhD in Aging Studies from the University of…
Courtney Hughes Ph.D.
Courtney Hughes conducts studies focused on health education, behavior change, and communications. She employs both quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate innovative approaches for training healthcare professionals and improving patient outcomes. Dr. Hughes is particularly interested…