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.


49th Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2023

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Panel #263
CE Offered: BACB
Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Accreditation: Program Coordinators’ Experiences
Sunday, May 28, 2023
6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Convention Center 403/404
Area: TBA; Domain: Translational
CE Instructor: Jenna Mrljak, Ph.D.
Chair: Jenna Mrljak (Association for Behavior Analysis International)
RAYMOND G. MILTENBERGER (University of South Florida)
CHERYL A. YOUNG-PELTON (Montana State University in Billings)
SUSAN D. FLYNN (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)

ABAI’s accreditation system has been around for decades with more programs seeking accreditation over the past few years than ever before. As interest and the need for accreditation grows, we invite you to learn about the process and experiences from the perspective of a few program coordinators. The panelists’ programs represent a range of accreditation experiences. This session is designed for program coordinators and those interested in recognition and accreditation

Instruction Level: Basic
Target Audience:

The audience should have basic knowledge about higher education, coursework requirements, and curriculum development, and a general interest in learning about accreditation.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to: 1) describe the purpose of accreditation, and 2) describe the main components of the accreditation process.
Keyword(s): Accreditation, Higher Education, VCS



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