Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Chapter Resources

ABAI is pleased to offer the following templates and tip sheets to chapters.  



Affiliated Chapters Logo


IRS Tax-Exempt Status


Application Resources


ABAI Bylaws Template


Chapter Application Checklist


Elections Templates


Nominations Cover Letter Template


Nominations Ballot Template


Ballot Template


Elections Packet Template


Marketing Resources


Getting the Most out of Your Chapter Website


Marketing Chapter Events


News Release Template


Education Resources for Policy Makers and Health Care Providers


Smith, T., & Iadarola, S. (2015). Evidence base update for autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 44, 897–922. Retrieved from  


Operations Resources


The ABAI Affiliated Chapters Board members, along with chapter leaders and others, engage in a variety of activities to provide resources to assist and support chapters in operating ethically, effectively, and efficiently. One area of emphasis is incorporating organizational behavior management (OBM) principles and procedures in chapter operations. The Affiliated Chapters Board in collaboration with the OBM Network sponsors presentations tailored to the needs of chapters. Recordings and materials from those presentations are available below.


ABAI Webinar: Chapter Training: "Key OBM Concepts for Small Group Management" presented by Byron Wine


OBM Network Webinar Recording: "Creating a Dynamic and Professional Board"


Chapter Leadership Training Webinar - 05/28/2021


Chapter Leadership Training Webinar - 06/25/2021


Resources From June 25, 2021, Webinar


ABAI Chapter Officer Onboarding - Training Sample Draft


Board Training Power Point Final 6-23-2021


Chapter Officer Orientation Checklist - Sample


Chapter Board Member Onboarding_Template


Chapter Board Tracking Sheet - Sample





Chapter Proposal Form for International Conference LocationPlease use the following submission form to nominate a city for ABAI Executive Council to consider for a future ABAI International Conference.





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