Jessica Minahan, PhD, BCBA

Licensed and Board-Certified Behavior Analyst; Special Educator; Consultant; Blogger, The Huffington Post; Author, “Helping Anxious Kids Move Forward” (2017, Educational Leadership), The Behavior Code Companion: Strategies, Tools, and Interventions for Supporting Students With Anxiety-Related or Oppositional Behaviors (2014), and “Building Positive Relationships With Students Struggling With Mental Health” (2019, Phi Delta Kappan); Co-Author, "A Skill-Building Approach to Reducing Student’s Anxiety and Challenging Behavior" (2022, Phi Delta Kappan) and The Behavior Code: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Teaching the Most Challenging Students (2012)


Teaching Struggling Brains

The Westin Copley Place, Boston, MA or Virtually via Zoom  November 18-20, 2022

Keynote Address II: A Generation in Crisis: Behavioral and Educational Best Practices for Students with Mental Health Challenges


Improving Student Engagement and Behavior During Difficult Times

Kids Who Challenge Us

Online Seminar  January 29, 2022-N/A

Calming Anxious Brains

Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA or Virtually via Zoom  November 19-21, 2021

Anxiety in the Classroom

Practical Strategies to Reduce Anxiety in the Classroom

Educating Anxious Brains

The Fairmont Hotel and the Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA  February 14-16, 2020

Keynote Address IV: Practical Strategies for Reducing Anxiety and Defiant Behavior in the Classroom