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.


50th Annual Convention; Philadelphia, PA; 2024

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Panel #337A
CE Offered: BACB
Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI) Accreditation: Program Coordinators’ Experiences with Applying and Obtaining Accreditation and Recognition
Sunday, May 26, 2024
5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Downtown, Level 5, Grand Ballroom Salon E
Area: TBA; Domain: Translational
CE Instructor: Benjamin N. Witts, Ph.D.
Chair: Benjamin N. Witts (St. Cloud State University)
CODY MORRIS (Salve Regina University)
AGUSTIN DANIEL GOMEZ FUENTES (Universidad Veracruzana)
RAMONA HOUMANFAR (University of Nevada, Reno)

Behavior analytic training programs of various levels and arrangements are engaging in continuous quality improvement through ABAI’s accreditation system. We invite you to learn about how exemplary training programs engage with the accreditation process to refine their programs and meet accreditation standards. The panelists’ programs represent a diverse range of accreditation experiences, including programs seeking accreditation or recognition, newly accredited or recognized programs, and established programs. This session is designed for program coordinators, faculty, and those interested in recognition and accreditation.

Instruction Level: Basic
Target Audience:

The audience should have basic knowledge about higher education, coursework requirements, and curriculum development, and a general interest in learning about accreditation.

Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to: 1) describe the accreditation process and standards, and 2) identify ways in which programs meet standards.
Keyword(s): Accreditation, Higher Education, VCS



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