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43rd Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2017

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Business Meeting #9
Military and Veterans Special Interest Group
Saturday, May 27, 2017
7:00 AM–7:50 AM
Convention Center 406/407
Chair: Abigail B. Calkin (Calkin Consulting Center)
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The Military and Veterans SIG is devoted to the application of behavior analysis to US and UK military service members' and veterans’ issues. This is a group whose emphasis concerns US/UK/Canadian veterans of all wars. Governments have been concerned about the number of veterans suffering from brain or spinal injuries, post traumatic stress, suicidal issues, lack of access to social services, and addiction problems related to their active duty service. In each of these areas behavior analysis has developed effective treatments. This SIG promotes awareness of these issues and facilitates the research and practice of ABA with this population.

Keyword(s): inner behavior, military/veterans, suicide, verbal behavior
 

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