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44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

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Workshop #W19
CE Offered: BACB — 
ABA in Coaching: Retread into a New World!
Thursday, May 24, 2018
4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
Area: EDC/TBA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Joshua K. Pritchard, Ph.D.
MALLORY J. QUINN (Applied Behavior Analysis Sports Innovations), JOSHUA K. PRITCHARD (Southern Illinois University)
Description: We will provide the behavior analyst guidance on how to use behavior analysis in the world of sports. Based on a line of research of study demonstrating the power of behavior analysis to take athletes to the next level, we will present
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to: (1) Identify the repertoire needed to begin a career in sports coaching from a behavior analytic vantage; (2) Develop a brief synopsis of behavior analytic coaching to a specific, preferred sports population; (3) Create a task list of steps needed to penetrate their specified market, based on the needs of the sport.
Activities: This workshop will combine both lecture and small group discussion in the examination of sports coaching opportunities. There will be opportunities for members of the audience to practice some behavior analytic coaching skills, and to observe and collect data from video demonstrations.
Audience: The target audience consists of behavior analysts who are skilled at their science and want to expand into areas outside of the typical behavior analytic profession. Specifically, they are eager to push the boundaries of professional behavior analysis into new and exciting areas and have some interest in sports and athletic behavior.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): coaching, entrepreneurship, new areas



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