Chris Baglio

Vice President, Program Development

Dr. Christopher Baglio is a doctoral-level clinical manager with 30 years of experience in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and aging. As Vice President of Program Development, Dr. Baglio identifies opportunities for Liberty to support public and private agencies and develops strategies and solutions that meet the needs of our current and prospective customers. He provides technical support and ongoing subject matter expertise on facility/case management, quality programs, and staffing services, and issues related to I/DD and behavioral health. Dr. Baglio also helps Vice Presidents of Operations develop program models and projected budgets for new contracts and builds strategic relationships with key government agencies, elected officials, and community organizations on behalf of Liberty and its customers.

Dr. Baglio has advanced graduate-level training and knowledge in psychology, applied behavior analysis, behavioral pharmacology, measurement and statistics, and research design and methodology. He has published 36 articles, book chapters, and scales, and presented at 34 national conferences relative to the field of I/DD. He has held faculty positions, teaching learning and behavior, assessment, and graduate-level research methodology, and reviews manuscripts submitted for publication to the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Prior to joining Liberty, he provided psychology/behavior analysis for ICF/IID centers in Louisiana and Illinois, and worked directly with community provider agencies in educational, residential, and day program settings.

Dr. Baglio earned his Doctor of Education degree from Olivet Nazarene University, a Master of Science in Child Development from the University of California-Davis, and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of California-Santa Barbara. He is a graduate of the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities.

Jail‐Based Competency Treatment Comes of Age

Liberty researchers discuss how to improve the implementation of jail-based competency treatment (JBCT) programs based on a seven-year research collaboration.


NASDDDS 2020 Annual Conference

This year, NASDDDS is forging ahead with its annual conference, virtually, of course. The conference is set to take place on November 16 — 18, 2020.

2019 NASDDDS Annual Conference: Linking Technology and Quality through Innovation in Statewide Systems

November 13 – 15 – Alexandria, VA