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.

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45th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2019

Program by Business Meetings: Sunday, May 26, 2019


 

Business Meeting #370
Louisiana Behavior Analysis Association Business Meeting
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Hyatt Regency West, Lobby Level, Crystal Ballroom A
Chair: Janice L. Huber (Touchstone)
Presenting Authors:

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. All LaBAA members and guests are welcome to attend.

Keyword(s): LaBAA, Louisiana
 
 
Business Meeting #371
Perspectives on Behavior Science Editorial Board and Author Meeting
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Fairmont, Third Level, Crystal
Chair: Donald A. Hantula (Temple University)
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Annual meeting for editorial board members, authors, and interested ABAI members.

 
 
Business Meeting #372
Autism Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Fairmont, Second Level, Gold
Chair: Justin B. Leaf (Autism Partnership Foundation; Endicott College)
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The meeting will review past and current activities/initiatives of the SIG. We will discuss future directions of the SIG, new bylaws, and awards. The meeting will also include a discussion of topics related to autism intervention.

Keyword(s): autism
 
 
Business Meeting #373
Illinois Association for Behavior Analysis (ILABA) Business Meeting
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Hyatt Regency West, Ballroom Level, Regency Ballroom A
Chair: Stephanie Gorbold (Gorbold Behavioral Consulting, Inc. Illinois Association for Behavior Analysis (ILABA))
Presenting Authors:

The Illinois Association for Behavior Analysis (ILABA) is an associate chapter of Applied Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). The chapter was established in order to provide a forum for behavior analysts in the state of Illinois to stay up to date on legislative issues as they apply to our field as well as to offer continuing education and advocacy for ABA practitioners throughout our state. ILABA is a Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) Authorized Continuing Education (ACE) provider. The organization offers a membership and agency directory, annual conference, job board, representation on practitioner and academic committees, and additional resources to all members. All are welcome to attend the business meeting at ABAI to learn more about the organization and receive updates on the chapter's recent activities and goals.

Keyword(s): associate chapter, state organization
 
 
Business Meeting #373A
Behavioral Variability: Next Steps for Research and Practice
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Hyatt Regency West, Ballroom Level, Regency Ballroom D
Chair: Clodagh Mary Murray (National University of Ireland Galway)
Presenting Authors:

The purpose of this meeting is to bring together people who are interested in behavioral variability, in particular variability-reinforcing schedules such as lag schedules. While there is an increasing number of publications in this area in recent years, it is a relatively new topic for researchers and practitioners alike. The aims of the meeting are to identify research priorities, bringing those who are new to the topic in contact with those who are more experienced, and to discuss how best to communicate research findings to practitioners in a way that is accessible and practical. Anybody who has an interest in this topic is welcome.

 
 
Business Meeting #374
Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Fairmont, Lobby Level, Rouge
Chair: Worner Leland (Upswing Advocates)
Presenting Authors:

All individuals attending the ABAI convention who have an interest in sex research, sex education, and/or procedures used to change sex-related behaviors are invited to attend the Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice Special Interest Group's annual meeting. Items of business will include a discussion of current SIG activities occurring both at and outside the ABAI convention, the sharing of relevant research findings, and plans for the next year of SIG activities.

Keyword(s): sex education, sex research, sexual behavior, sexuality
 
 
Business Meeting #375
Oregon Association for Behavior Analysis (ORABA)
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Hyatt Regency West, Lobby Level, Crystal Ballroom C
Chair: Dawn Allison Bailey (Oregon Institute of Technology )
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This business meeting will focus on identifying current needs for the local ABA community and consumers, and development of strategies to meet those needs.

 
 
Business Meeting #376
Dissemination of Behavior Analysis Special Interest Group Annual Meeting
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Hyatt Regency East, Lobby Level, Plaza Ballroom AB
Chair: Miguel Avila (Dissemination of Behavior Analysis SIG)
Presenting Authors:

If you are interested in the dissemination of the science of behavior analysis worldwide, this is the place for you. We're looking to release behavior analysis from its pigeon-holes, and really publicize the potential our science has to develop global solutions in all realms of life. Behavior Analysts have demonstrated our efficacy in very specific populations, and we're really good at proving that our interventions work...to ourselves. We are not as good at getting the word out to those who aren't aware of the science of behavior! Our Mission Statement To disseminate the science of human behavior to the public at large, through the use of easy to understand explanations. Our goal is to promote behavior analysis in a positive and accurate light, to help society realize the potential of our science

Keyword(s): business meeting, dissemination
 
 
Business Meeting #377
Neuroscience SIG
Sunday, May 26, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Hyatt Regency West, Lobby Level, Crystal Ballroom B
Chair: Suzanne H. Mitchell (Oregon Health & Science University)
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To discuss future directions for this SIG, how to increase relevance to ABAI members and how to gor membership.

Keyword(s): brain, dopamine, neuroscience, striatum
 

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