Jane Morton, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Jane Morton, PhD, BCBA-D is currently Director of Research and Design and Director of Behavioral Health at the Emerge Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She is a licensed psychologist and a doctoral-level Board Certified Behavioral Analyst. Dr. Morton completed undergraduate studies in Psychology at Wofford College. She continued her education at the University of Georgia where she graduated with a PhD in School Psychology. She completed her Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral studies at the Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Morton has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, language disorders, and developmental delay. She also has expertise in evaluating and managing problem behaviors including aggression, self-injurious behavior and noncompliance. Prior to joining the team at the Emerge Center, Dr. Morton worked as the Lead Psychologist for the Local Autism Team, Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities in the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals. Her current focus is to develop and coordinate clinical research and program development at the Emerge Center. Her research interests include studies of language delay and disorders, and treatment studies in autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Morton mentors and trains many under-graduate, graduate, and post-graduate students.