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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.

44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

Program by Business Meetings: Friday, May 25, 2018


 

Business Meeting #3
Montana Association for Behavior Analysis
Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Jackie Mohler (Montana Association for Behavior Analysis; Region IV Family Outreach)
We welcome current and new members to attend the Montana Association for Behavior Analysis business meeting. Business items will be reviewed along with updates on licensure, changes to bylaws made in 2017 will be reviewed and other Chapter events. This meeting is open to all current members of Montana Association of Behavior Analysis and those who are interested in how behavior analysis is growing in Montana!
Keyword(s): Affililated Chapter, Business Meeting, Montana, Professional Development
 
 
Business Meeting #4
ABA Professional Committee of China Association of Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons (ABA-CARDP)
Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Torrey Pines 1
Chair: Dorothy Xuan Zhang (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; George Mason University; ABA Professional Committee of China Association of Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons (ABA-CARDP))
This meeting will provide an update about the growth of the ABA Professional Committee of the China Association of Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons (ABA-CARDP) during the past year, including the current status of board-approved applied behavior analysis training course, research, and other activities.
Keyword(s): Behavior Analysis, China, International
 
 
Business Meeting #5
Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis Business Meeting
Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Presidio 1
Chair: Roger Frank Bass (Bass Behavioral Consulting)
A full agenda is planned: (1) Building relationships with neighboring chapters including memberships, conference coordination, advocacy, and more; (2) The WisABA website will be discussed, comments taken, and revisions implemented based on feasibility and level of agreement regarding changes; (3) Discussion regarding governance will address bylaws, parent participation, and legislative action and outreach; (4) Reports from representatives will be presented or reported in absentia; (5) Reports from area coordinators will be requested and either presented or read in absentia.Topics include: Legislative Review/Action, Newsletter Coordinator, Website Coordinator, Secretary, Treasurer, CE Coordinator, Conference Coordinator, Membership Coordinator, WisABA University Coordinator. Please try to be there; substantive issues will be covered and decisions made regarding them.
 
 
Business Meeting #6
Louisiana Behavior Analysis Association
Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom A
Chair: Derek Jacob Shanman (Nicholls State University)
The Louisiana Behavior Analysis Association is a nonprofit membership organization which supports ABAI's 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, and to promote access to responsible behavior analytic services by professionals sufficiently trained in the discipline of behavior analysis and compliance with relevant ethical standards. LaBAA was established in 2012. LaBAA is proud to be the ABAI affiliated chapter for Louisiana and an affiliate organization of APBA.
Keyword(s): Business Meeting
 
 
Business Meeting #7
Oregon Association for Behavior Analysis (ORABA) Business Meeting
Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom C
Chair: Melissa J. Gard (Building Bridges / ORABA)
The Oregon Association for Behavior Analysis (ORABA) is an affiliated chapter of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), an affiliate of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA), and an approved CEU provider by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). ORABA encourages the understanding of all aspects of behavior analysis and serve as a professional resource group for those who embrace and practice behavior analytic interventions. We support the design and implementation of evidence based practice to improve the lives of Oregonians. During this business meeting we hope to collaborate with members and interested parties to improve how our chapter meets the diverse needs of our members.
Keyword(s): affiliated chapter, business meeting
 
 
Business Meeting #8
Rehabilitation and Independent Living Special Interest Group
Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Presidio 2
Chair: Chris Persel (Centre for Neuro Skills)
The Rehabilitation and Independent Living (R.A.I.L.) Special Interest Group has continued to support the need for expanding the impact of behavior analysis in the field of rehabilitation, neurorehabilitation, and related areas. Through presentations at the ABAI conference and SIG business meeting, the R.A.I.L. SIG helps to maintain dissemination, communication, and collaboration of information that has proven to be of interest to its members. Visit the page to check it out and join/like, the URL is http://www.facebook.com/pages/ABA-Rehab-Special-Interest-Group/118243448217580. Rehabilitation, and specifically neurorehabilitation professionals face unique behavior challenges with the population they serve. When individuals have experienced a disruption in neurological function whether from a traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, stroke or other neuro condition, it is not uncommon for difficult behaviors to emerge. Most allied health professionals, including physical therapists, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists and nurses, do not focus on behavior remediation however in collaboration with behavior analysts can have a significant role in positive behavior change. Issues related to training, student development and research have been and will be reviewed at the SIG meeting. We welcome participants from all treatment disciplines and behavior analysts that currently work in the field of rehabilitation or have interests in populations outside of autism.
 

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