In this episode, Ben sits down with Dr. Kate Gould, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Clinic Lead & Positive Behaviour Service Research Fellow at the Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Gould shares the amazing research her team has been doing with a new model of positive behaviour support called PBS PLUS geared towards supporting people with a traumatic brain injury.


Continuing Education Units - This episode counts as 1.5 BACB Learning CEUs:


Show Notes:



  • Carmichael, J., Gould, K., Hicks, A., Feeney, T., & Ponsford, J. (2020). Understanding Australian Community ABI Therapists’ Preferences for Training in and Implementing Behaviour Interventions: A Focus on Positive Behaviour Support. Brain Impairment, 21(2), 191-207. doi:10.1017/BrImp.2019.32
  • Kate Rachel Gould, Amelia J. Hicks, Malcolm Hopwood, Justin Kenardy, Iveta Krivonos, Narelle Warren & Jennie L. Ponsford. (2019). The lived experience of behaviours of concern: A qualitative study of men with traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 29(3), 376-394. DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2017.1307767
  • Kate Rachel Gould, Jennie Louise Ponsford, Amelia J. Hicks, Malcolm Hopwood, Belinda Renison & Timothy J. Feeney. (2021). Positive behaviour support for challenging behaviour after acquired brain injury: An introduction to PBS + PLUS and three case studies. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 31(1), 57-91. DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2019.1656647   
  • Kristian Holth, Kate Rachel Gould, Amelia J. Hicks, Penelope Analytis, Timothy J. Feeney & Jennie Louise Ponsford. (2021). “I’ve never been positive … I am now”: Participant perspectives of a Positive Behaviour Support intervention (PBS + PLUS) for community-living individuals with ABI and their close others. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2021.1947326
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