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.


46th Annual Convention; Washington DC; 2020

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Business Meeting #611
Positive Behavior Support Special Interest Group
Monday, May 25, 2020
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Level M4, Independence F-H
Chair: Jodie Soracco (UNR, Nevada PBIS TA Center)
Presenting Authors:
The Positive Behavior Support Special Interest Group (PBS-SIG) is dedicated to promoting research-based strategies that combine applied behavior analysis and biomedical science with person-centered values and systems change to increase the quality of life and decrease problem behaviors. The PBS-SIG’s goal is to create awareness of how behavior analytic principles are applied in PBS activities and promote the use of PBS interventions in schools, communities, agencies and in homes and support practitioners in its use. The mission of this SIG is to: promote and disseminate positive behavior support within ABAI (Association for Behavior Analysis International), ensure PBS is aligned with the science of behavior, increase the number and visibility of PBS presentations at the ABAI conference, disseminate accurate information about PBS to ABAI’s membership, promote methodologically sound, data-based PBS research and to encourage open dialogue among behavior analysts and proponents of PBS. The PBS-SIG members are those engaged in experimental and applied analyses of behavior who are interested in positive behavior support.
Keyword(s): MTSS, PBIS, PBS



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