Kevin Filter, Professor

Address: 121C Armstrong Hall
Phone: 507-389-5828


  • Ph.D. in School Psychology, University of Oregon, 2004

Areas of Interest

  • School Psychology
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • School-wide Positive Behavior Support
  • Systems Change in Schools
  • Intervention-oriented Assessment

Courses Taught

  • Psyc101 Introduction to Psychological Science
  • Psyc476 Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Psyc701 Problem-Solving, Prevention, and Systems in School Psychology
  • Psyc740 Systems-Level Supports and Evaluation
  • Psyc750 School Psychology Practicum

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • DeJager, B., Houlihan, D., Filter, K.J., Mackie, P.F.E., & Klein, L. (2020). Comparing the Effectiveness and Ease of Implementation of Token Economy, Response Cost, and a Combination Condition in Rural Elementary School Classrooms. Journal of Rural Mental Health. Advance online publication.
  • Filter, K. J., & Brown, J. M. (2019). Validation of the PBIS-ACT Full: An updated measure of staff commitment to implement SWPBIS. Remedial and Special Education, 40(1), 40-50.
  • Filter, K. J. (2019). Check-in/Check-out. Chapter in K. Radley III and E. Dart (Eds.) Handbook of Behavioral Interventions in Schools: Multiā€Tiered Systems of Supports. Oxford University Press: New York, NY.
  • Filter, K. J., Sytsma, M., & McIntosh, K. (2016). A brief measure of staff commitment to implement school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 42 (1), 18-31.
  • DeJager, B. W., & Filter, K. J. (2015). Prevent-Teach-Reinforce: Function-based intervention planning with elementary students without disabilities. Journal of Applied School Psychology, 31 (4), 369-391.
  • Filter, K. J., & Alvarez, M. (2012). Functional behavioral assessment: A three-tiered prevention model. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
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