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

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W64
CE Offered: BACB
Diversity submission Addressing Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Applied Behavior Analysis
Friday, May 22, 2020
12:00 PM–3:00 PM
To Be Determined
Area: CSS/DDA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Brian Conners, M.Ed.
SHAWN CAPELL (Covenant 15:16 LLC ), BRIAN CONNERS (Seton Hall University)
Description: Over the past several years the topic of diversity and cultural competency has become a popular topic within the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). This workshop will assist participants in the identification of current areas of concern regarding diversity and cultural competency across all aspects of service delivery (e.g., supervision, implementation, evaluation, etc.). Participants will exit this workshop with a clear road map of tangible solutions to increasing diversity and cultural competency within the ABA service-delivery model in their organizations.
Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Define culture and cultural competency 2. Understand how culture impacts the ABA service-delivery model 3. Infuse cultural practices in training and supervision 4. Apply cultural practices to the BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts
Activities: Participants will participate in a variety of activities including group discussions, case studies/scenarios, video simulations, etc. to apply the concepts taught in the workshop. Participants will be presented with models and worksheets to apply to their clinical practice.
Audience: Registered Behavior Technicians; Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts; Board Certified Behavior Analysts
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Basic
Keyword(s): Cultural Competency, Diversity, Multicultural, Service Delivery



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