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.


45th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2019

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Business Meeting #147
Diversity submission UNCOMFORTABLEx: Inaugural Meeting
Saturday, May 25, 2019
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Swissôtel, Event Center Second Floor, St. Gallen 1-3
Chair: Megan Erin Sullivan Kirby (University of South Florida; UNCOMFORTABLEx; Virginia Association for Behavior Analysis)
Presenting Authors:

Uncomfortable conversations about uncomfortable topics in a social media forum: What could go wrong? With over 5,500 members as of October 2018, and chapters around the world standing up for human rights, social justice and an end to harassment, it's time to meet up in person! B. F. Skinner may have called us the "uncommitted." However, we think of ourselves as brave new leaders using behavioral science at a grassroots level to advance a new progressive movement (Mittaini & Aspholm, 2016). Join us!

Keyword(s): advocacy, human rights, social justice, Uncomfortable BCBA



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