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44th Annual Convention; San Diego, CA; 2018

Continuing Education Events Overview

423 entries found.
# W1 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Individuals With Autism Who Use Augmentative Alternative Communication
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Joseph Novak, Ed.D.
# W2 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Beyond Picture Cards: A Systematic Approach to Multiple Exemplar Training With Visual Stimuli When Teaching LRs, Tacts, and Matching Skills to Children With Autism and Other Developmental Disabilitie
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Methodology, M.A.
# W3 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB/NASP
The Art of Social Skills Groups: An Integrative Approach Utilizing Both Indirect Methods of Peer Mediation Instruction and Intervention and Direct Methods of Behavior Skills Training
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Monica A. Fyfe, M.S.
# W4 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Establishing Social Repertoires in Toddlers With Autism: The Nuts and Bolts of Teaching
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom E
CE Instructor: Rebecca P. F. MacDonald, Ph.D.
# W5 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Staff to Teach Social Skills Groups for Learners With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Regatta ABC
CE Instructor: Jill E. McGrale Maher, M.A.
# W6 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Motivating Learner Participation: An Alternative to Traditional Escape Extinction Methods With The 7 Steps to Instructional Control
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Robert Schramm, M.A.
# W7 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Parent Training: Evidence-Based Group Intervention for Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
CE Instructor: Jessica R. Everett, Ph.D.
# W8 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Now You're Talking: Teaching Simple and Complex Conversation Skills to Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
CE Instructor: Jennifer Yakos, M.A.
# W9 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Ethics
Standing Up for Science: Ethical Challenges and Opportunities for Behavior Analysts in the Autism Community
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
CE Instructor: David A. Celiberti, Ph.D.
# W10 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Behavior Analysis for Well-Being: Applied Behavior Analysis as a Positive Psychology Intervention
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Patrick Betters, M.S.
# W11 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Assessment and Treatment of Children With Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Broadening the Lens
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Jeannie A. Golden, Ph.D.
# W12 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Competency-Based Staff Training
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Presidio 1
CE Instructor: David Pyles, Ph.D.
# W13 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Systematically Evaluating the Comprehensiveness of a Child's (an Adult's) Treatment Plan for Addressing Problems and Building Upon the Gifts of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Rancho Santa Fe 2
CE Instructor: Richard Cook, M.D.
# W14 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Introduction to Acquired Brain Injury for Behavior Analysts: Clinical-Behavior Analysis in Neurorehabilitation
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Joseph N. Ricciardi, Psy.D.
# W15 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Learn to Behave Well Using Mindfulness-Based Cognitive and Behavior Analytic Practices
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
CE Instructor: Robert Stromer, Ph.D.
# W16 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/NASP
Creating Nurturing Environments in Multiple Settings With the Use of Evidence-Based Kernels
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
CE Instructor: Anthony Biglan, Ph.D.
# W17 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Ethics
Behavior Analysis of Seizures
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Mission Beach A-C
CE Instructor: John C. Neill, Ph.D.
# W18 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
An Ethical Approach to Addressing Problem Behavior in School Settings
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Stacey M. McIntyre, M.A.
# W19 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
CANCELED: ABA in Coaching: Retread into a New World!
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Joshua K. Pritchard, Ph.D.
# W20 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
CANCELED: Designing Skill Training With Computers: A Practical Stimulus Approach
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Celso Socorro Oliveira, Ph.D.
# W21 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Part 1: Pragmatic Supervision: Evaluate, Analyze, Change, and Repeat
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Torrey Pines 2
CE Instructor: Guy S. Bruce, Ed.D.
# W22 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Feedback Fundamentals: A Behavior Analytic Approach to the Analysis and Implementation of Performance Feedback
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Adam E. Ventura, M.S.
# W23 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Process Mapping to Make Your Agency More Efficient
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D
CE Instructor: Lori H. Ludwig, Ph.D.
# W24 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Supervising Humans: A Look at Supervision Beyond the Task List
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
CE Instructor: James A. Hoko, Ph.D.
# W25 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Ecocultural Dynamics of Families That Shape Sustainability and Social Validity of Treatment Outcomes
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Laura Bunda, M.S.
# W26 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Recognizing and Dealing With Everyday Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Presidio 2
CE Instructor: Richard B. Graff, Ph.D.
# W27 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Not the Same Old Ethics Talk
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
CE Instructor: Cheryl J. Davis, Ph.D.
# W28 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Practical and Ethical Methodologies for Assessing Function of Problematic Behaviors in the Natural Environment
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Torrey Pines 3
CE Instructor: Paulo Guilhardi, Ph.D.
# W29 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
Ethics
Function-Based Restorative Justice Practices for Client Harm Reduction
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Rancho Santa Fe 3
CE Instructor: Worner Leland, M.S.
# W30 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Becoming an Expert on CPT Codes
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom F
CE Instructor: Ashley Williams, M.S.
# W31 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Using ABA to Conceptualize Disorders in the Diagnostic Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
CE Instructor: Monica Gilbert, M.S.
# W32 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Poser Applied: Creating Poser Animations for Applied Behavior Analysis Teaching and Demonstration Purposes
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Torrey Pines 1
CE Instructor: Michael Keenan, Ph.D.
# W33 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Inter-Teaching: Lessons Learned From the Trenches
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Dawn Allison Bailey, Ph.D.
# W34 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Jail Hesso: Taking Effective Procedures, and the Perspective of Our Learner, into Discrete Trial Training Sessions
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Jon Blann, M.S.
# W35 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Infant ABA: Best Practices and Future Directions
Thursday, May 24, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Sabrina Danielson, M.S.
# W36 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Our "Concrete" Children With Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities: Are We Teaching Them What Will Matter in Their Adult Lives?
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Patrick E. McGreevy, Ph.D.
# W37 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: A Comprehensive Look at Authorizations, Appeals,and Peer Reviews
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Ashley Williams, M.S.
# W38 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/NASP
Supervision
Activity-Based Model for BACB Supervision
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Cheryl J. Davis, Ph.D.
# W39 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Mastered PECS: What's Next? Transitioning From PECS to Speech Generating Devices
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
CE Instructor: Jesseca Collins, M.Ed.
# W40 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Adulthood Begins in Preschool: Identification and Intervention With Skills That Support Competent Adulthood
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
CE Instructor: Peter F. Gerhardt, Ed.D.
# W41 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Part 1: Early Start Denver Model Introductory Workshop
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
CE Instructor: Lauren Elder, Ph.D.
# W42 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Using a Practical Functional Assessment Model to Develop Skill-Based Treatments of Problem Behavior
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
CE Instructor: Joshua Jessel, Ph.D.
# W43 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Using ABA/VB for Toddlers With Developmental Delays and/or Newly Diagnosed With Autism
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Mary Lynch Barbera, Ph.D.
# W44 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Enhancing Curriculum Design in Autism Interventions: Analysis of Instructional Content, Selection of Stimuli, and Beyond!
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Allaina Douglas, M.A.
# W45 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Programming for Pragmatics: Bringing Assessment to Practice for Advanced Learners on the Autism Spectrum
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Alexia Stack, M.Ed.
# W46 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
After the Functional Behavior Assessment: The Behavior Intervention Plan and Essential Curriculum for Middle and High School Students With Autism to Reduce Disruptive Behavior and Teach Independent Life Skills
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
CE Instructor: Laura Kenneally, Ed.D.
# W47 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
A Systematic Approach to Teaching Play Skills
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Nancy J. Champlin, M.S.
# W48 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
CANCELED: Medication Boot Camp: A Behavior Analyst's Guide to Medications and the People Who Prescribe Them
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: James Chok, Ph.D.
# W49 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Managing Sexually Harmful Behaviour Presented by Children and Young People With Developmental Disabilities
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Duncan Pritchard, Ph.D.
# W50 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Special Education Law and Ethical Issues for Practicing Behavior Analysts
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Mission Beach A-C
CE Instructor: Melissa L. Olive, Ph.D.
# W51 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Part 2: Pragmatic Supervision: Evaluate, Analyze, Change, and Repeat
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Torrey Pines 2
CE Instructor: Guy S. Bruce, Ed.D.
# W52 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Join Us "Under the Dome": A Behavioral Analysis of Dissemination and Successful Application in the "Real World"
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Jamie Waldvogel, M.S.
# W53 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Towards Identifying, Shaping, and Maintaining Professional Soft Skills for Behavior-Analytic Practitioners
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D
CE Instructor: Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D.
# W54 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Behavior Analytic Social Skills Group Assessment and Skill Development
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
CE Instructor: Ashley Rodman, M.S.
# W55 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Treating Food Refusal With a Spoonful of ABA
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
CE Instructor: Barbara Endlich, Psy.D.
# W56 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
BACB-Compliant Multi-Media Supervisor Training With Updated Requirements
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
CE Instructor: Karen R. Wagner, Ph.D.
# W57 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Navigating the 10th Circle of Hell: A Road Map to Writing Medically Necessary Treatment Plans
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom E
CE Instructor: Breanne K. Hartley, Ph.D.
# W58 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
CANCELED: Systematizing the Supervision Process: Using a Curriculum-Based Measurement System Through Technology to Provide Competency-Based Supervision
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Jamie Hughes-Lika, Ph.D.
# W59 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Safe Assessment and Treatment After Adverse Experience: Using Evidence- and Function-Based Strategies in a Trauma-Informed Environment
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Regatta ABC
CE Instructor: Teresa Camille Kolu, Ph.D.
# W60 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
CANCELED: Unraveling the Complexities of Documenting Applied Behavior Analysis as a Medically Necessary Service
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Brian Lopez, Ph.D.
# W61 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Creating Free Online Data Sheets With Automatic Graphing: No Programming Skills Necessary
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom F
CE Instructor: Paul W. Heering, M.A.
# W62 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Play Should Be Fun
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Kat Chapman, M.S.
# W63 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Verbal Behavior Stimulus Control Ratio Equations
Friday, May 25, 2018: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Lee L. Mason, Ph.D.
# W64 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
If You Are a BCBA, Are You/Can You Become a Dog Trainer? Some Ethics and Some Steps in That Direction
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Terri M. Bright, Ph.D.
# W65 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB/QABA/NASP
Behavioral Relaxation: Training and Scale
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Victoria Stout Kubal, M.S.
# W66 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
How to Talk to Teachers to Increase Procedural Fidelity in Classrooms
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Wendela Whitcomb Marsh, M.A.
# W67 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Ethics
Solving Ethical Dilemmas in the Practice of Applied Behavior Analysis
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Balboa A-C
CE Instructor: Weihe Huang, Ph.D.
# W68 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Evidence-Based Practice: A Decision-Making Model for Ethically Selecting Interventions for Your Client
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Gaslamp AB
CE Instructor: Susan Wilczynski, Ph.D.
# W69 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY
Applying Behavioral Principles to Interactions With Consumers, Treatment Providers, and Other Professionals
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Gaslamp CD
CE Instructor: William C. Follette, Ph.D.
# W70 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Effective Supervision in Center and Home-Based Settings: Maximizing Outcomes for Students and Staff
Friday, May 25, 2018: 12:00 PM–3:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Old Town AB
CE Instructor: Susan Buttigieg, Ph.D.
# W71 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Empirical Dog Training at the Animal Shelter: Training for Adoption Outcomes With a Focus on High Populations of Animals
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom F
CE Instructor: Erica N. Feuerbacher, Ph.D.
# W72 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Teaching Creative Play
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Robert K. Ross, Ed.D.
# W73 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Using Evidence-Based Practice in ABA to Treat Packing in Children With Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Bryant C. Silbaugh, Ph.D.
# W74 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
From the Classroom to Workforce: Teaching Vocational Skills to Individuals With an Autism Spectrum Disorder
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
CE Instructor: Julie S. Weiss, M.Ed.
# W75 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Hot Topics in Communication Intervention
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Catherine Horton, M.S.
# W76 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
The Lovaas Midwest Social Language Curriculum: Current Innovations
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Balboa A-C
CE Instructor: Eric V. Larsson, Ph.D.
# W77 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Assessing and Addressing Anxiety-Related Behavior in Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Regatta ABC
CE Instructor: Joanne Sgambati, Ph.D.
# W78 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
The Acquisition of Behavioral Cusps as the Basics to Develop Language
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
CE Instructor: Richard E. Laitinen, Ph.D.
# W79 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
How to Teach "Learning How to Learn”: Curriculum Development in Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Francesca Degli Espinosa, Ph.D.
# W80 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: But What Do I Teach Now? Determining Where to Begin With Individualized Program Development
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Amy Foley, M.Ed.
# W81 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Ethical Implications of Addressing Stereotypical Behavior in Children With Autism: What Practitioners Need to Know
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Kathleen McCabe-Odri, Ed.D.
# W82 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Conducting Functional Analyses in Applied Settings
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Meghan Van Nostrand, M.S.
# W83 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Part 2: Early Start Denver Model Introductory Workshop
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
CE Instructor: Lauren Elder, Ph.D.
# W84 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
CANCELED: It's a Two-Way Street: Behavior Analysts Promoting Activityand Activity Promoters Applying Behavior Analysis
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Jeannie A. Golden, Ph.D.
# W85 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/NASP
Inner Behavior: Changing Thoughts, Feelings, and Urges
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Mission Beach A-C
CE Instructor: Abigail B. Calkin, Ph.D.
# W86 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/NASP
Applied Clinical Interview Techniques and Strategies in Clinical Behavior Analysis: Capturing Critical Information While Building Rapport
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Gaslamp AB
CE Instructor: Joseph N. Ricciardi, Psy.D.
# W87 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Mobilizing Behavioral Science to Address Climate Change
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
CE Instructor: Anthony Biglan, Ph.D.
# W88 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Taking Your State ABA Association to the Next Level: A Workshop for Board Members and Future Leaders
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Aaron Blocher-Rubin, Ph.D.
# W89 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Exploring the Systematic Use of Self-Monitoring as a Behavioral Intervention: The Self & Match System
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
CE Instructor: Katharine M. Croce, Ed.D.
# W90 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/NASP
Translating Applied Behavior Analytic Research Methodologies Into the Classroom Setting
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
CE Instructor: Sunny Kim, Ph.D.
# W91 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: "Mastery" Defined Functionally and Measured Behaviorally
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Donny Newsome, Ph.D.
# W92 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Part 3: Pragmatic Supervision: Evaluate, Analyze, Change, and Repeat
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Marriott Marquis, Torrey Pines 2
CE Instructor: Guy S. Bruce, Ed.D.
# W93 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Using Behavioral Science to Produce Organizational Change
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, Ph.D.
# W94 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Ethics
Behavior Analytic Leadership: How to Use Behavioral Science to Leader Ethically in Our Field
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
CE Instructor: Natalie A. Parks, Ph.D.
# W95 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
A Practical Application of Evidence-Based Training Strategies
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Gaslamp CD
CE Instructor: Alyssa Kavner, M.A.
# W96 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Treatment “Failures” in Applied Behavior Analysis: What They Are and How to Remedy Them
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Sarah C. Mead, Ph.D.
# W97 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Using Physical Activity and Game to Enhance Learning, Social Skills, and Self-Control With Autistic and Typical Populations
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Eitan Eldar, Ph.D.
# W98 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Prompting, Stimulus Control, and Error Correction: What's Your Teaching Ritual?
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
CE Instructor: Andy Bondy, Ph.D.
# W99 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Treatment Goal Development for Insurance Approval
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Linda S. Heitzman-Powell, Ph.D.
# W100 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Professional Presentations: Public Speaking Skills for Behavior Analysts
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom A
CE Instructor: Derek D. Reed, Ph.D.
# W101 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Beyond the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code: An Approach to Ethical Reasoning in Applied Behaviour Analysis
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Elin Walker Jones, Ph.D.
# W102 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
CANCELED: Working Through an Ethical Dilemma Step-by-Step Using the Professional and Ethical Compliance Code
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Amanda L. Little, Ph.D.
# W103 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Ethical Issues in Billing for ABA Services
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
CE Instructor: Melissa L. Olive, Ph.D.
# W104 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Implementing Effective Competency-Based Parent and Caregiver Training
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Old Town AB
CE Instructor: Frances Nieves Serret, M.S.
# W105 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
Ethics
CANCELED: Gender-Affirming Clinical Skills for Behavior Analysts: Looking Through the Lens of BACB Ethics
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Worner Leland, M.S.
# W106 Workshop
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques to Alter Motivating Operations and Increase Parent Engagement in ABA Therapy
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D
CE Instructor: Monica Gilbert, M.S.
# W107 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Caught on Camera: Creating Video Models to Improve Our Teaching
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Room to be Announced
CE Instructor: Eleanor Giles, M.S.
# W108 Workshop
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Keys to Success: Strategies for Providing Effective and Efficient Behavior Analytic Supervision and Mentorship
Friday, May 25, 2018: 4:00 PM–7:00 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
CE Instructor: Jennifer Yakos, M.A.
# 13 Special Event
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Opening Event and Society for the Advancement of Behavior Analysis Award Ceremony
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:20 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-13
Chair: Marcus Jackson Marr (Georgia Tech)
CE Instructor: Marcus Jackson Marr, Ph.D.
 
# 14 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: The Scope of Practice of a Behavior Analyst
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:20 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Vanessa Patrone (Daemen College)
Discussant: Deborah A. Napolitano (Hillside Children's Center)
CE Instructor: Vanessa Patrone, M.A.
 
# 15 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Repetitive Behavior in ASD: Current Trends in Research and Practice
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Tracy Jane Raulston (Penn State)
Discussant: Amarie Carnett (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Amarie Carnett, Ph.D.
 
# 16 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Beliefs, Deception, and RFT, Oh My! Teaching Complex Verbal Behavior to Children With and Without Autism
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: M. Fernanda Welsh (The ABRITE Organization)
CE Instructor: M. Fernanda Welsh, M.S.
 
# 17 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Assessment and Treatment of Elopement for Individuals With Disabilities
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Tasia Brafford (University of Oregon)
Discussant: Christina Fragale (The University of Texas; The Meadows Center for the Prevention of Educational Risk)
CE Instructor: Christina Fragale, Ph.D.
 
# 18 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Skinner's Operationalism, Selectionism, Loving Infinitely, and Building the Deepest Connection With Others in ABA Practice and ACT
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Amy Murrell (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Thomas G. Szabo, Ph.D.
 
# 24 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
CANCELED: Work Hard, Play Harder: The Impacts of Provider Culture in the Workplace
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Melissa Engasser (The Bedrock Clinic & Research Center, Inc.)
CE Instructor: Melissa Engasser, M.S.
 
# 26 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Addressing Unique Referral Concerns: Assessment and Treatment of Idiosyncratic Target Behaviors in Outpatient Settings
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Amanda Zangrillo (University of Nebraska Medical Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute)
CE Instructor: Amanda Zangrillo, Psy.D.
 
# 27 Invited Tutorial
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
SQAB Tutorial: Relational Frame Theory: Past, Present, and Future
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Michael J. Dougher (University of New Mexico)
DERMOT BARNES-HOLMES (Ghent University)
CE Instructor: Dermot Barnes-Holmes, Ph.D.
 
# 28 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavioral Strategies for Inclusive Settings
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Jeremy H. Greenberg (The Children's Institute of Hong Kong)
CE Instructor: Jeremy H. Greenberg, Ph.D.
 
# 29 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
There's More Than One Tool in the Toolkit: Statistics for Behavior Analysts
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Zachary H. Morford (Zuce Technologies, LLC)
CE Instructor: Zachary H. Morford, Ph.D.
 
# 30 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improving Observational Learning in Children With Autism and Social Delays: Recent Advances in Research and Practice
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Jaime DeQuinzio (Alpine Learning Group)
Discussant: William H. Ahearn (New England Center for Children)
CE Instructor: Jaime DeQuinzio, Ph.D.
 
# 31 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Managing Generative Processes in the Development of Early Verbal Behavior Repertoires
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Kalle M Laitinen (Personalized Accelerated Learning Systems)
Discussant: Sarah A. Lechago (University of Houston-Clear Lake)
CE Instructor: Sara Garbarini, M.Ed.
 
# 32 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Considerations Regarding the Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Caitlin A. Kirkwood (University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute)
Discussant: Valerie M. Volkert (Marcus Autism Center and Emory School of Medicine)
CE Instructor: Valerie M. Volkert, M.A.
 
# 33 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
Novel Behavioral Economic Approaches to Assessing and Treating Substance Abuse
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Sarah Martner (University of Florida)
Discussant: Shrinidhi Subramaniam (Johns Hopkins University)
CE Instructor: Tyler Nighbor, Ph.D.
 
# 34 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Make the World Sustainable Again: Behavior Analysis and Climate Change
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Richard Wayne Fuqua (Western Michigan University)
Discussant: Robert Gifford (University of Victoria)
CE Instructor: Richard Wayne Fuqua, Ph.D.
 
# 35 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Effects of English and Spanish Languages on Responding: Cultural Accommodations for Learners With Disabilities
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Casey J. Clay (University of Missouri)
Discussant: Rocio Rosales (University of Massachusetts Lowell)
CE Instructor: Rocio Rosales, Ph.D.
 
# 36 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Transferring Successful Skill-Based Treatments to Caregivers
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Shannon Ward (New England Center for Children; Western New England University)
Discussant: Florence D. DiGennaro Reed (University of Kansas)
CE Instructor: Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, M.S.
 
# 37 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Advances in Basic and Applied Research on Differential Reinforcement of Low Rates Procedures
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Chris Krebs (Florida Institute of Technology)
Discussant: Jessica Becraft (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
CE Instructor: Jessica Becraft, Ph.D.
 
# 38 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching and Assessing Mathematics, Writing, and Problem Solving With Typical and Near-Typical Learners
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Regatta ABC
Chair: Kent Johnson (Morningside Academy)
Discussant: Nancy Marchand-Martella (University of Oklahoma)
CE Instructor: Kent Johnson, Ph.D.
 
# 39 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Psychotropic Medication and Applied Behavior Analysis
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Chrystal Jansz Rieken (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Discussant: Jennifer R. Zarcone (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
CE Instructor: Chrystal Jansz Rieken, Ph.D.
 
# 40 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Advancements in Emergent Responding Research for Children With Autism
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Andresa De Souza (Marcus Autism Center, Emory University)
Discussant: David C. Palmer (Smith College)
CE Instructor: Andresa De Souza, Ph.D.
 
# 42 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
The Key Performance Indicators To Rapidly Scale A Human Services Business With Quality
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Pierre Louis (Brett DiNovi & Associates)
CE Instructor: Brett DiNovi, M.A.
 
# 43 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: BACB/PSY/QABA
Behavioral Interference Between Species
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Darlene E. Crone-Todd (Salem State University)
CE Instructor: Darlene E. Crone-Todd, Ph.D.
 
# 44 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Seeking Guidance in Clinical Practice: The Scholarly Literature and Ethics
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Nicole L. Bank (University of North Texas; The PartnerShip, LLC)
CE Instructor: Nicole L. Bank, M.S.
 
# 46 Invited Panel
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Contextual Behaviorism: A Panel With Discussion
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Yvonne Barnes-Holmes (Ghent University)
CE Instructor: Yvonne Barnes-Holmes, Ph.D.
 
# 47 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improving Social Interactions for Children With Autism
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Nicole Luke (Surrey Place Centre)
CE Instructor: Nicole Luke, Ph.D.
 
# 48 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Research on the Treatment of Automatically Reinforced Behavior and the Impact of Various Levels of Treatment Integrity on Response Interruption and Redirection Outcomes
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Catia Cividini-Motta (University of South Florida)
Discussant: Christopher A. Tullis (Georgia State University)
CE Instructor: Christopher A. Tullis, Ph.D.
 
# 49 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evaluating the Efficacy and Preference of Procedures to Train Caregivers in Compliance and Embedded-Teaching Strategies
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Ciobha Anne McKeown (University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute )
Discussant: Nicole Heal (Margaret Murphy Center for Children)
CE Instructor: Ciobha Anne McKeown, M.S.
 
# 53 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Applications of Concurrent Operant Assessments in Public School Settings
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Blair Lloyd (Vanderbilt University)
Discussant: Brenda J. Bassingthwaite (The University of Iowa Children's Hospital)
CE Instructor: Brenda J. Bassingthwaite, Ph.D.
 
# 54 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
School-Based Interventions With At-Risk Students: Addressing Academic Engagement, Student Interactions, and Disruptive Classroom Behavior
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: P. Raymond Joslyn (Berry College)
Discussant: Anthony Biglan (Oregon Research Institute)
CE Instructor: P. Raymond Joslyn, Ph.D.
 
# 56 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Research and Social Implications for Vocal and Augmentative and Alternative Communication Language Interventions
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Emma Seliina Sipila (Michigan State University)
CE Instructor: Emma Seliina Sipila, Ph.D.
 
# 60 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Ethical and Sustainable: The SkillCorps Training Model
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Kathryn Petersen (Global Autism Project)
CE Instructor: Crystal S. Thompson, M.S.
 
# 61 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Comparing Common Treatment Components in Behavior Interventions for Differential Effectiveness and Preference by Clients and Therapists
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Sarah J. Miller (Marcus Autism Center / Emory University School of Medicine)
CE Instructor: Sarah J. Miller, Ph.D.
 
# 62 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Use of Meta-Analyses and Consecutive Case Reviews as a Means to Synthesize Single Case Data
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Kristina Gerencser (Marcus Autism Center)
CE Instructor: Kristina Gerencser, Ph.D.
 
# 63 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Investigating Bi-Directional Operants and Capabilities
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: JeanneMarie Speckman-Kilroe (Fred S. Keller School Teachers College Columbia University)
CE Instructor: JeanneMarie Speckman-Kilroe, Ph.D.
 
# 64 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Behavioral Consultation: Past, Present, and Future
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Scott P. Ardoin (UGA Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research)
CE Instructor: Scott P. Ardoin, Ph.D.
 
# 65 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
ABA Adds Unique Value to Suicidology and Law Enforcement
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Kent A. Corso (NCR Behavioral Health, LLC)
Discussant: Mark P. Groskreutz (Southern Connecticut State University)
CE Instructor: Kent A. Corso, Psy.D.
 
# 66 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Strategies for ABA Provider Staff Retention: A Benchmark Study
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Rick Gutierrez (Easterseals Southern California)
CE Instructor: Rick Gutierrez, M.S.
 
# 68 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Progressive Approaches to Reinforcer Identification, Assessment, and Techniques
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Julia Ferguson (Autism Partnership Foundation)
CE Instructor: Julia Ferguson, M.S.
 
# 69 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Varieties of Experience in Establishment of Behavior Analyst Licensure: Reports From States With Newly Established Licensure
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Gordon Bourland (Trinity Behavioral Associates)
CE Instructor: Gordon Bourland, Ph.D.
 
# 70 Invited Tutorial
CE Offered: BACB/QABA/NASP
SQAB Tutorial: Open-Sourcing Behavior Analysis: Technology for Enhancing Research and Practice
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Donald A. Hantula (Temple University)
SHAWN PATRICK GILROY (National University of Ireland)
CE Instructor: Shawn Patrick Gilroy, Ph.D.
 
# 72 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Variables Affecting Tact Acquisition and Outcomes of Tact Instruction
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Tracy L. Lepper (McNeese State University)
CE Instructor: Tracy L. Lepper, Ph.D.
 
# 87 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Applications of Matrix Training for Teaching Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Corina Jimenez-Gomez (The Scott Center for Autism Treatment, Florida Institute of Technology)
CE Instructor: Corina Jimenez-Gomez, Ph.D.
 
# 89 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Exposure to Social Skill Opportunities in a Clinic-Based ABA Program: What Did We Improve?
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Laura Sabin Milstrey (The BISTÅ Center)
CE Instructor: Cailin M Ockert, M.S.
 
# 90 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
A Discussion on Social Referencing, Empathy and Joint Attending
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Elena Garcia-Albea (Somerset Hills Learning Institute)
CE Instructor: Sandra R. Gomes, Ph.D.
 
# 91 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
When Training and Coaching Aren’t Enough: Changing Practice and Outcomes in Low-Resource Public Schools
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Thomas S. Higbee (Utah State University)
CE Instructor: Thomas S. Higbee, Ph.D.
 
# 95 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Using Evidence-Based Kernels to Create Nurturing Environments in Groups and Organizations
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Julie M. Slowiak (University of Minnesota Duluth)
CE Instructor: Magnus Johansson, M.S.
 
# 96 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Guidance or Compliance: What Makes an Ethical Behavior Analyst?
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Nancy Rosenberg (University of Washington)
Discussant: Matthew T. Brodhead (Michigan State University)
CE Instructor: Nancy Rosenberg, Ph.D.
 
# 98 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
An Update on the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Molli Luke (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)
CE Instructor: James E. Carr, Ph.D.
 
# 99 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Moving To Electronic Data Collection: Lessons Learned and Tips From Four Organizations
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Paul W. Heering (May Institute)
CE Instructor: Paul W. Heering, M.A.
 
# 100 Invited Tutorial
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
SQAB Tutorial: Selection by Scientific Consequences in the Ecology of Behavior Analysis
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Adam E. Fox (St. Lawrence University)
ELIZABETH KYONKA (University of New England)
CE Instructor: Elizabeth Kyonka, Ph.D.
 
# 101 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Manipulating Motivating Operations and Reinforcement Schedules to Increase the Verbal Repertoire of Individuals With Autism
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Jonathan Dean Schmidt (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
Discussant: April N. Kisamore (Caldwell University)
CE Instructor: April N. Kisamore, Ph.D.
 
# 102 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Clinical Application of ABA Principles for Children With Autism
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Kyong-Mee Chung (Yonsei University)
Discussant: Kyong-Mee Chung (Yonsei University)
CE Instructor: Kyong-Mee Chung, Ph.D.
 
# 103 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Augmentative and Alternative Communication Interventions: Experimental Research to Improve Communication Outcomes in Children With Complex Communication Needs
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Jennifer Ganz (Texas A&M University)
Discussant: Joe Reichle (University of Minnesota)
CE Instructor: Joe Reichle, Ph.D.
 
# 104 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Examining Components of Parent and Staff Training: Assessment, Instruction, and Preferences
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Odessa Luna (Auburn University)
Discussant: Nathan Call (Marcus Autism Center)
CE Instructor: Odessa Luna, M.S.
 
# 105 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Bidirectional Naming and Derived Relations With Arbitrary/Non-Arbitrary and Familiar/Unfamiliar Stimuli
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Kelly Mercorella (The Pennsylvania State University)
Discussant: R. Douglas Greer (Columbia University Teachers College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
CE Instructor: R. Douglas Greer, Ph.D.
 
# 108 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Feedback Accuracy: Gathering, Delivering, and Its Effect on Performance
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Andressa Sleiman (Florida Institute of Technology )
Discussant: Byron J. Wine (The Faison Center)
CE Instructor: Byron J. Wine, Ph.D.
 
# 109 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
The Big Picture: An Analysis of Interlocking and Competing Contingencies Affecting Values-Based Practice
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Amy Nicole Lawless (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Discussant: Janani Vaidya (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
CE Instructor: Jennifer Klapatch Totsch, Ph.D.
 
# 111 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Advances in Verbal Behavior Research and Practice
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Mary Halbur (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee)
Discussant: Judah B. Axe (Simmons College)
CE Instructor: Mary Halbur, M.S.
 
# 112 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Enhancing the Employability of Young Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Jason Travers (University of Kansas)
CE Instructor: Jason Travers, Ph.D.
 
# 113 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
A Behavioral Approach to Targeting Play Skills
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Nancy J. Champlin (ACI Learning Centers)
CE Instructor: Nancy J. Champlin, M.S.
 
# 114 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
Measuring Intervention Outcomes and Evaluating Quality of Programs for Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Discussion
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Sara Gershfeld Litvak (Behavioral Health Center of Excellence)
CE Instructor: Sara Gershfeld Litvak, M.A.
 
# 115 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Understanding Resilience and PTSD Through Behavior Analysis
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Nicole C Groskreutz (University of Saint Joseph)
CE Instructor: Nicole C Groskreutz, Ph.D.
 
# 116 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
ECHO Autism: Bringing Best Practice Autism Care to Community Providers
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Kelly M. Schieltz (The University of Missouri)
CE Instructor: Kelly M. Schieltz, Ph.D.
 
# 117 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
New Developments in Human Services and Organizational Behavior Management
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Adam S. Warman (The Faison Center)
CE Instructor: Adam S. Warman, M.S.
 
# 118 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
PDS: Variations in Supervision Practices: How to Best Conduct Supervision Using Different Methodologies
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Cheryl J. Davis (7 Dimensions Consulting; SupervisorABA)
CE Instructor: Cheryl J. Davis, Ph.D.
 
# 119 Invited Tutorial
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
SQAB Tutorial: Behavioral Economics and Public Policy
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Derek D. Reed (The University of Kansas)
STEVEN R. HURSH (Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc.)
CE Instructor: Derek D. Reed, Ph.D.
 
# 120 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA/NASP
On the Efficiency, Complexity, and Safety of Functional Analyses of Problem Behavior
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Holly Gover (Western New England University)
Discussant: Richard G. Smith (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Richard G. Smith, M.S.
 
# 124 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Mathematics and Executive Function Skills With Typical and Near-Typical Learners
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Andrew R. Kieta (Morningside Academy)
Discussant: Richard M. Kubina (Penn State)
CE Instructor: Richard M. Kubina, Ph.D.
 
# 126 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Utilizing Basic Strategies to Achieve Positive Outcomes for Students With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Ashly Voorde (LOGAN Community Resources, Inc.)
Discussant: Ian Melton (Endicott College)
CE Instructor: Ian Melton, M.S.
 
# 129 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA/NASP
Misophonia: A Conditioned Respondent Behavior Disorder
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Thomas H. Dozier (Misophonia Institute; Misophonia Treatment Institute)
Discussant: Patrick C. Friman (Boys Town)
CE Instructor: Thomas H. Dozier, M.S.
 
# 130 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Persisting and Thriving: Recent Research on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Megan St. Clair (Halo Behavioral Health)
CE Instructor: Megan St. Clair, M.A.
 
# 131 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Toolbox for Success: An Evaluation of Instructional Strategies for Employment and Daily Living Skills
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Erin Lynn Sorenson (Western Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Jessica Ann Korneder, Ph.D.
 
# 132 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Emerging Technologies and Alternative Modalities of Preference Assessment
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Audrey N. Hoffmann (Johnson State College)
CE Instructor: Audrey N. Hoffmann, Ph.D.
 
# 133 Symposium
CE Offered: NASP
Applications of a Behavioral-Developmental Stage Model to Intelligence in Animals, Humans, and Androids
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Michael Lamport Commons (Harvard Medical School)
CE Instructor: Michael Lamport Commons, Ph.D.
 
# 135 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Providing Behavioral Services in Higher Education: Supporting Students, Faculty, and Administration
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Katelyn Danielle Smith (University of Mississippi)
CE Instructor: Benjamin N. Witts, Ph.D.
 
# 136 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Police Academy Training and Applied Behavior Analysis
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: John O'Neill (Contextual Behavioral Science Institute)
Discussant: John O'Neill (Contextual Behavioral Science Institute)
CE Instructor: John O'Neill, Ph.D.
 
# 137 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Further Refinements in Defining and Teaching Compliant Behavior
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Kristen Brogan (Auburn University)
CE Instructor: Kristen Brogan, M.S.
 
# 139 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
A Behavior Analyst Guide to Self-Care
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Bahijah D. Sheibanee (Bedrock Clinic & Research Center; Rider University)
CE Instructor: Karen Chung, M.A.
 
# 140 Invited Panel
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Behavioral Economics and Public Policy: A Panel With Discussion
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Matthew W. Johnson (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
CE Instructor: Matthew W. Johnson, Ph.D.
 
# 141 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
PDS: An Introduction to Peer Review: Insights From the ABAI Journal Editors
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Ruth Anne Rehfeldt (Southern Illinois University)
CE Instructor: Ruth Anne Rehfeldt, Ph.D.
 
# 143 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Verbal Behavior Interventions to Establish Abstraction of Rule-Governed Algorithms in Teaching Number, Language, and Problem-Solving Skills
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Crystal Lo (Verbal Behavior Associates)
CE Instructor: Derek Jacob Shanman, Ph.D.
 
# 144 Special Event
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Presidential Scholar Address: Evolution and Contextual Behavioral Science: An Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior
Saturday, May 26, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-13
Chair: Michael J. Dougher (University of New Mexico)
CE Instructor: Michael J. Dougher, Ph.D.
 
# 180 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
An Expanded Analysis of Joint Attending and Social Referencing: Toward a Functional Taxonomy
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Gladys Williams (CIEL, SPAIN)
CE Instructor: Richard E. Laitinen, Ph.D.
 
# 182 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
The Meaning of Mattering: Values in Applied and Clinical Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Daryl Rachal (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
CE Instructor: Evelyn R. Gould, Ph.D.
 
# 183 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Curiosity: Discussion of Behavioral Approaches to Fostering Creativity and Philosophical Skills
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Joy Addison (University of Mississippi)
CE Instructor: Christine Hoffner Barthold, Ph.D.
 
# 184 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Pay For Performance: Lessons From the Field
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Barbara R. Bucklin (Ardent Learning, Inc.)
Discussant: Nicholas Weatherly (Florida Institute of Technology)
CE Instructor: Nicholas Weatherly, Ph.D.
 
# 185 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Thinking Outside of the Skinner Box: Ethically Addressing Barriers to Learning Using the Evidence-Based Practice Model
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Megan Miller (FSU CARD; Navigation Behavioral Consulting)
CE Instructor: Megan Miller, Ph.D.
 
# 186 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
A Panel Discussion on Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Support: So Happy Together
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Rose Iovannone (University of South Florida; Florida Center for Inclusive Communities)
CE Instructor: Rose Iovannone, Ph.D.
 
# 187 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
A Systems Approach to Training Clinicians and Increases in Clients' Learning in Clinic Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Jinhyeok Choi (Pusan National University)
CE Instructor: Dolleen-Day Keohane, Ph.D.
 
# 188 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Unleashing Applied Animal Behavior: Dissemination of Behavioral Science Through Practice Part Two
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Janie A. Funk (University of Nevada, Reno)
Discussant: Christy A. Alligood (Disney's Animal Kingdom)
CE Instructor: Janie A. Funk, M.A.
 
# 189 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Social Skills to Children With Autism and Related Disorders
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Megan D. Aclan (Aclan Behavioral Services)
Discussant: Marianne L. Jackson (California State University, Fresno )
CE Instructor: Marianne L. Jackson, Ph.D.
 
# 190 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Research on Improving the Efficiency and Accuracy of Abbreviated Functional Analyses
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Wayne W. Fisher (Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Discussant: Brian A. Iwata (University of Florida)
CE Instructor: Brian A. Iwata, Ph.D.
 
# 191 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Advancements in Social Skills Instruction With Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Ruth M. DeBar (Caldwell University)
Discussant: Rebecca P. F. MacDonald (New England Center for Children)
CE Instructor: Rebecca P. F. MacDonald, Ph.D.
 
# 192 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Advances in Operant Demand Analysis: Toward Best Practice for Demand Assessment and Quantification
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Derek D. Reed (University of Kansas)
Discussant: Steven R. Hursh (Institutes for Behavior Resources, Inc.; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
CE Instructor: Steven R. Hursh, Ph.D.
 
# 193 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavior Analysts and Psychotherapy: Examining Common Scientific Roots
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Amanda M. Munoz-Martinez (University of Nevada, Reno)
Discussant: William C. Follette (University of Nevada, Reno)
CE Instructor: Yors A. Garcia, Ph.D.
 
# 194 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
Using Large-N Designs and Quantitative Analyses to Study Behavioral Treatments for Problem Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Mindy Christine Scheithauer (Marcus Autism Center; Emory University School of Medicine)
Discussant: David M. Richman (Texas Tech University)
CE Instructor: David M. Richman, Ph.D.
 
# 195 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Training Paraprofessionals to Implement Evidence-Based Interventions
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Rachel Scalzo (University of South Florida)
Discussant: Jeffrey Michael Chan (Northern Illinois University)
CE Instructor: Jeffrey Michael Chan, Ph.D.
 
# 198 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Advances in Applying Behavior-Analytic Instructional Strategies in Higher Education Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Megan R. Heinicke (California State University, Sacramento)
Discussant: Jennifer L. Austin (University of South Wales)
CE Instructor: Jennifer L. Austin, Ph.D.
 
# 199 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
The RBT "Bottom Line:" Recruitment, Training, and Retention
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Emaley Bladh McCulloch (Relias Learning)
Discussant: Amy D. Smith Wiech (ABC Group, Inc. Hawaii)
CE Instructor: Amy D. Smith Wiech, M.Ed.
 
# 200 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Research and Application of Behavior Analytic Principles and Brain Injury
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Chris M. Schaub (ReMed)
Discussant: Michael P. Mozzoni (Mozzoni Associates LLC)
CE Instructor: Chris M. Schaub, M.Ed.
 
# 201 Invited Panel
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Is Evolution Science the Umbrella? Creating an Integrated Framework for Understanding, Predicting, and Influencing Human Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Michael J. Dougher (University of New Mexico)
CE Instructor: Michael J. Dougher, Ph.D.
 
# 202 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
In Search of Effective Training Models for Staff and Caregivers: Utilizing Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Client Outcomes
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Thomas L. Zane (University of Kansas)
Discussant: Patricia I. Wright (Rethink Autism)
CE Instructor: Patricia I. Wright, Ph.D.
 
# 203 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Working With Caregivers: Challenges and Triumphs
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Laurie Tarter (Encompass Behavioral Health/Sunny Days of California)
CE Instructor: Laurie Tarter, Psy.D.
 
# 205 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Fluency Based Instruction in University Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Marla Baltazar (University of North Texas)
Discussant: John W. Eshleman (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
CE Instructor: John W. Eshleman, Ed.D.
 
# 206 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
On the Search for Verbal Mediation in Delayed-Matching-To-Sample Arrangements and Emergent Relations
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Einar T. Ingvarsson (Virginia Institute of Autism)
CE Instructor: Erik Arntzen, Ph.D.
 
# 208 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA/NASP
Instructional Considerations When Establishing New Skills for Learners With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Jason C. Vladescu (Caldwell University)
Discussant: Thomas S. Higbee (Utah State University)
CE Instructor: Thomas S. Higbee, Ph.D.
 
# 209 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improving Healthy Eating and Physical Activity With Reinforcement, Goal Setting, Multiple Stimulus Exposure, and Gamification
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Sharlet D. Rafacz (California State University, Fresno)
Discussant: Steven W. Payne (California State University, Fresno)
CE Instructor: Steven W. Payne, Ph.D.
 
# 213 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Enhancing Applied Practice With Basic Concepts, Contextualism, and Rejection of Blind Rule-Following
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Diana J. Walker (Trinity Services; Illinois Crisis Prevention Network; The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Discussant: Traci M. Cihon (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Diana J. Walker, Ph.D.
 
# 214 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Research on Automatically Maintained Stereotypy in Clinical and Community Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Ashley Gleit (Georgia State University)
CE Instructor: Ashley Gleit, Ph.D.
 
# 215 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Assessment and Treatment of Automatically Maintained Self-Injurious Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Eileen M. Roscoe (The New England Center for Children)
CE Instructor: Samantha Russo, M.Ed.
 
# 216 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Assessing Variables That Affect Conditional Discrimination Training for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Joseph M. Vedora (Evergreen Center)
CE Instructor: Joseph M. Vedora, Ed.D.
 
# 217 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: BACB/PSY/QABA
Psychedelics: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Matthew W. Johnson (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)
CE Instructor: Matthew W. Johnson, Ph.D.
 
# 218 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Disseminating Applied Behavior Analysis in China: Ethical Challenges and Practical Application
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Dorothy Xuan Zhang (George Mason University; The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; ABA Professional Committee of China Association of Rehabilitation of Disabled Persons (ABA-CARDP)
CE Instructor: Dorothy Xuan Zhang, Ph.D.
 
# 219 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Issues of Stimulus Control in People With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Major Neurocognitive Disorder (Dementia)
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Zoe Lucock (Bangor University)
Discussant: Andrew Buchanan (The Columbus Organization)
CE Instructor: Zoe Lucock, M.S.
 
# 220 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Using the IISCA to Inform Functional Analysis and Treatment Development
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: James Chok (Melmark Pennsylvania)
CE Instructor: James Chok, Ph.D.
 
# 221 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Developing Reading Skills in Mainstream Education
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: R. Douglas Greer (Columbia University Teachers College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
CE Instructor: Julian C. Leslie, Ph.D.
 
# 223 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavior Analysis in the Workplace: An Examination of Conflict, Turnover, and Satisfaction
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Ginger R. Wilson-Raabe (The ABRITE Organization)
CE Instructor: Ginger R. Wilson-Raabe, Ph.D.
 
# 224 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Romantic Love, Altruism, and the Self in Behavior Analytic Perspective
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 10-13
Chair: Genevieve M. DeBernardis (University of Nevada, Reno)
Discussant: Ruth Anne Rehfeldt (Southern Illinois University)
CE Instructor: Ruth Anne Rehfeldt, Ph.D.
 
# 225 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Automatic Measurement of Behavior Using Inertial Measurement Units
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Nathan Blenkush (Judge Rotenberg Educational Center)
Discussant: Erich K. Grommet (Troy University)
CE Instructor: Nathan Blenkush, Ph.D.
 
# 226 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Finding Truth in Workability: Analyses of Common Behavior-Analytic Practices in School and Clinic
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Zoey Watts (Arizona State University)
CE Instructor: Madison Jameson, M.A.
 
# 227 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Reasoning From Basic Principles: Translating Behavioral Research Into Large Scale Applications
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Derek D. Reed (The University of Kansas)
CE Instructor: T. V. Joe Layng, Ph.D.
 
# 228 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Instructional Strategies to Promote Active and Meaningful Learning in Higher Education
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Andrew Bulla (Armstrong State University )
Discussant: William L. Heward (The Ohio State University)
CE Instructor: Andrew Bulla, Ph.D.
 
# 229 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Doctoral Training for Behavior Analysts: A New Community of Reinforcement Awaits Today's Practitioners
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Megan G. Kunze (University of Oregon)
CE Instructor: Megan G. Kunze, M.A.
 
# 232 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Advancements in the Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Sarah Haney (University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute)
Discussant: Kathryn M. Peterson (University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute)
CE Instructor: Kathryn M. Peterson, M.A.
 
# 235 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Ethics
Research Synthesis of Behavioral Interventions for People With Autism: Strategies to Maximize Social Impact
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Nicole Heal (Margaret Murphy Center for Children)
CE Instructor: Javier Virues Ortega, Ph.D.
 
# 236 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Increasing Social Initiation Skills and Play Skills for Children Diagnosed With Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Kelly Kohler (Western Michigan University)
Discussant: Jessica Ann Korneder (Oakland University)
CE Instructor: Jessica Ann Korneder, Ph.D.
 
# 237 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Reevaluating the Big Picture: New Approaches to Old Dogma in ABA and Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Jonathan Tarbox (University of Southern California; FirstSteps for Kids)
Discussant: Amanda C. Nicolson (Swan Consulting Inc.)
CE Instructor: Lisa Stoddard, M.A.
 
# 238 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Ethical Considerations and the Application of Restraint
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Britany Melton (Endicott College)
Discussant: Samantha Russo (Endicott College)
CE Instructor: Britany Melton, M.A.
 
# 240 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Using Behavioral Pharmacology to Improve Opioid Use Disorder Treatment
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Carla H. Lagorio (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
CE Instructor: Kelly Dunn, Ph.D.
 
# 241 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Clinical Training and Practice Beyond Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Claudia Drossel (Eastern Michigan University)
Discussant: Michelle Ennis Soreth (Rowan University)
CE Instructor: Michelle Ennis Soreth, Ph.D.
 
# 242 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
Capture and Control: Promoting and Preventing Distraction by Reward-Related Stimuli
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Elizabeth Kyonka (University of New England)
CE Instructor: Elizabeth Kyonka, Ph.D.
 
# 244 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Prompt-Dependency or Prompt-Maintained Behavior? An Analysis of Prompts as Consequences
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Elbert Blakely (Quest, Inc.; Florida Institute Technology)
CE Instructor: Elbert Blakely, Ph.D.
 
# 245 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Anyone Can Do It: Impact of Behavior Skills Training and Practice-Based Coaching to Train Professionals Across Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Rose A. Mason (Purdue University)
CE Instructor: Rose A. Mason, Ph.D.
 
# 246 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Communicating to the Public: Podcasts, Psych 101, Technology, and Other Ways to Reach Lots of People
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Brendan James Böhr (Manitoba Association for Behaviour Analysis)
CE Instructor: Scott A. Miller, M.S.
 
# 247 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Advances in Teaching Social and Communication Skills to Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Sarah J. Pastrana (University of British Columbia)
Discussant: Lorraine Otte (Endicott College)
CE Instructor: Sarah J. Pastrana, M.S.
 
# 248 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Emerging Reliability and Validity Properties of the PEAK Relational Training System
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Mariah Patz (Southern Illinois University)
Discussant: Seth W. Whiting (Central Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Brooke Diane Walker, M.S.
 
# 249 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Communication-Based Interventions: Refinements and Extensions
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Megan A. Boyle (Missouri State University)
Discussant: Tyra P. Sellers (Utah State University)
CE Instructor: Megan A. Boyle, Ph.D.
 
# 250 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavioral Coaching Methods to Improve Sport and Fitness Performance
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Kimberley L. M. Zonneveld (Brock University)
Discussant: Raymond G. Miltenberger (University of South Florida)
CE Instructor: Raymond G. Miltenberger, Ph.D.
 
# 251 Invited Symposium
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Human Competence Revisited: 40 Years of Impact
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Ramona Houmanfar (University of Nevada, Reno)
Discussant: Ramona Houmanfar (University of Nevada, Reno)
CE Instructor: Ramona Houmanfar, Ph.D.
 
# 252 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
ABA and the Ethics of Neurodiversity
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Shawn P. Quigley (Melmark)
Discussant: Joshua K. Pritchard (Southern Illinois University)
CE Instructor: Joshua K. Pritchard, Ph.D.
 
# 253 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Giving the History of Behavior Analysis Away in Teaching Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom A
Chair: Edward K. Morris (University of Kansas)
Discussant: Philip N. Hineline (Temple University - Emeritus)
CE Instructor: Edward K. Morris, Ph.D.
 
# 254 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Translational Research in Applied Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Jessica Catherine McCormack (The University of Auckland)
Discussant: SungWoo Kahng (University of Missouri)
CE Instructor: SungWoo Kahng, Ph.D.
 
# 255 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Extending Functional Analysis and Treatment to Nonhuman Animals
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Terri M. Bright (MSPCA Angell)
CE Instructor: Terri M. Bright, Ph.D.
 
# 257 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evaluating Behavioral Parent Education Programs to Improve Family Routines for Children With Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Meme Hieneman (Positive Behavior Support Applications)
Discussant: Laura Lee McIntyre (University of Oregon)
CE Instructor: Meme Hieneman, Ph.D.
 
# 258 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Parent Coaching Interventions to Build Relationships and Manage Health for Children With Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Emily Gallant (Caldwell University)
Discussant: Sandra R. Gomes (Somerset Hills Learning Institute)
CE Instructor: Kevin J. Brothers, Ph.D.
 
# 259 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evaluating the Effects of Pre-Session Pairing as an Antecedent Manipulation
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Leny D. Velasquez Velasquez(Centre for Autism Services Alberta)
Discussant: Mychal Machado (University of Alaska Anchorage)
CE Instructor: Leny D. Velasquez Velasquez, Ph.D.
 
# 260 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavior Analytic Strategies for Enhancing Quality of Life in Individuals With Developmental Disabilities
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Stacie Bancroft (New England Center for Children; Western New England University)
CE Instructor: Stacie Bancroft, Ph.D.
 
# 261 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Broadening the Lens of ABA: Understanding and Treating Psychopathic, Callous and Unemotional, and Anxious Behaviors
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Jeannie A. Golden (East Carolina University)
CE Instructor: Jeannie A. Golden, Ph.D.
 
# 263 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Experimental Analysis of Gambling
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Chair: Tyler S Glassford (Saint Louis University)
CE Instructor: Tyler S. Glassford, Other
 
# 264 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
The Essential Need for RBT's in Schools
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Christina Whalen (RethinkEd)
CE Instructor: Roz Prescott, M.A.
 
# 265 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Computer Assisted Instruction: Evaluations of Headsprout and Edmark
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Helena Lydon (National University of Ireland Galway)
CE Instructor: Helena Lydon, Ph.D.
 
# 266 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Technology and Innovation in Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Ellie Kazemi (California State University, Northridge)
CE Instructor: Ellie Kazemi, Ph.D.
 
# 267 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Social Media: The Power, Potentials, and Pitfalls of Networking, Ethics, and Finding Your Niche
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Corey L. Robertson (ABA Tech; Florida Tech)
CE Instructor: Ryan Lee O'Donnell, M.S.
 
# 269 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
It's All in How You Package It: The Impact of Different Methods of Disseminating ABA to the General Public
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Lilly Alejandra Flores-Fiumara (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Discussant: Melissa R. Nosik (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)
CE Instructor: Melissa R. Nosik, Ph.D.
 
# 270 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
A Complex Adaptive Systems View of Language and Second Language Development
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Judah B. Axe (Simmons College)
CE Instructor: Judah B. Axe, Ph.D.
 
# 282 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Innovations in Functional Analysis and Function-Based Interventions to Reduce Challenging Behavior for Children With Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Stephanie Gerow (Baylor University)
Discussant: Jennifer Ninci (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
CE Instructor: Jennifer Ninci, Ph.D.
 
# 283 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Addressing the Unique Social Needs of Individuals With High-Functioning Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Charlotte Mann (Western New England University; University of St Joseph)
CE Instructor: Charlotte Mann, Ph.D.
 
# 286 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
OBM and ACT: A Synergistic Powerhouse for Health and Wellbeing
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Todd A. Ward (bSci21 Media, LLC)
CE Instructor: Julie M. Slowiak, Ph.D.
 
# 287 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
PDS: Establishing Conditioned Reinforcement for Reading and Writing and Incorporating Functional Writing Contingencies in the General Education Setting
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Lara Gentilini (Teachers College, Columbia University)
CE Instructor: Lara Gentilini, M.A.
 
# 288 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
What is Delay Discounting, and Why Should I Care?
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Elizabeth Kyonka (University of New England)
CE Instructor: Amy Odum, Ph.D.
 
# 289 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Measuring Student Progress on Goals in Public Schools: Results from Two Large Intervention Projects
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Laura J. Hall (San Diego State University)
Discussant: Samuel L. Odom (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
CE Instructor: Laura J. Hall, Ph.D.
 
# 290 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Various Socially Relevant Skills Using a Stimulus Equivalence Training Framework With Commercially Available Learning Tools
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Bryan J. Blair (Endicott College)
CE Instructor: Bryan J. Blair, Ph.D.
 
# 292 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
The Impact of a Leadership Training Package on Organizational Measures
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Alyssa Kavner (Easterseals Southern California)
CE Instructor: Alyssa Kavner, M.A.
 
# 293 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
CANCELED: New Perspectives on Change in Sexuality Over the Life Course
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Jonathan J. Tarbox (University of Southern California; FirstSteps for Kids)
CE Instructor: Jonathan J. Tarbox, Ph.D.
 
# 294 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Rapid Prompting Method: Facilitated Communication in Sheep's Clothing and a Threat to the Delivery of Effective Interventions
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Matthew C. Howarth (Verbal Behavior Associates)
CE Instructor: Paul A. Dores, Ph.D.
 
# 295 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Effective Supervision: How to Balance Requirements of University Programs, Human Service Agencies, and Third-Party Payers
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Anna M. Young (Montana State University, Billings)
CE Instructor: Anna M. Young, Ph.D.
 
# 296 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Functional Analysis and Function-Based Interventions in Practice
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Becky Penrod (California State University, Sacramento)
Discussant: Tara A. Fahmie (California State University, Northridge)
CE Instructor: Tara A. Fahmie, Ph.D.
 
# 297 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethical Supervision of ABA Services Across Diverse Service Providers and Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Jessica Franco (University of Texas at Austin)
CE Instructor: Megan G. Kunze, M.A.
 
# 298 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Online Teaching 2018: Lessons Learnt and Next Steps
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Dipti Mudgal (Ball State University)
CE Instructor: Dipti Mudgal, Ph.D.
 
# 299 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
A Comprehensive Evaluation of a Practical Functional Assessment Model
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Julia Iannaccone (Queens College)
Discussant: Joanna Lomas Mevers (Marcus Autism Center)
CE Instructor: Joshua Jessel, Ph.D.
 
# 300 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improving Academic and Employment Outcomes for Adolescents and Adults With Autism and Intellectual Disabilities
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Leslie Quiroz (Caldwell University)
Discussant: Linda S. Meyer (Linda S. Meyer Consulting, LLC)
CE Instructor: Linda S. Meyer, M.S.
 
# 301 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Habits That Hinder Health and Wealth: Using Behavior Analysis to Reduce Risky Behaviors
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Bethany R. Raiff (Rowan University)
Discussant: Kimberly C. Kirby (Rowan University; University of Pennsylvania)
CE Instructor: Kimberly C. Kirby, Ph.D.
 
# 302 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Walking, Punching, and Eating: Approaches to Studying Health Behaviors
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Erin B. Rasmussen (Idaho State University)
Discussant: Christine E. Hughes (University of North Carolina Wilmington)
CE Instructor: Neil Deochand, Ph.D.
 
# 303 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Efficient Procedures for Individuals With Developmental Disabilities
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Ilene S. Schwartz (University of Washington)
Discussant: Michael Kranak (Western Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Michael Kranak, M.A.
 
# 304 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Making the Treatment Work! Recent Updates in Stimulus Selection as Reinforcers and Response Persistences
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Cormac MacManus (New England Center for Children; Western New England University)
Discussant: Tiffany Kodak (University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee)
CE Instructor: Tiffany Kodak, M.S.
 
# 305 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Basic and Applied Research on Relational Responding
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom C
Chair: Caio F. Miguel (California State University, Sacramento)
Discussant: Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf (Assumption College)
CE Instructor: Karen M. Lionello-DeNolf, Ph.D.
 
# 307 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavior Analysis and the Military: Veterans in College and Active, Reserve, and Veteran Suicides
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Tom Buqo (Hofstra University)
Discussant: Karola Dillenburger (Queen's University Belfast)
CE Instructor: Darlene E. Crone-Todd, Ph.D.
 
# 309 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
A Scientific Approach to General Education: Recent Advances in the Accelerated Independent Learner Model
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: JoAnn Pereira Delgado (Teachers College, Columbia University)
CE Instructor: JoAnn Pereira Delgado, Ph.D.
 
# 310 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Research on Stimulus Equivalence-Based Instruction: Alternate Teaching Procedures and New Content Domains
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Kenneth F. Reeve (Caldwell University)
CE Instructor: Kenneth F. Reeve, Ph.D.
 
# 311 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improving Classroom Behavior in Children With Problem Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Kwang-Sun Blair (University of South Florida)
CE Instructor: Kwang-Sun Blair, Ph.D.
 
# 312 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Discipline Without Punishment
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Douglas A. Johnson (Western Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Douglas A. Johnson, Ph.D.
 
# 314 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: BACB/PSY/QABA
A Tale of Two Rats: The Backstory of a Clever Cartoon
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: David C. Palmer (Smith College)
CE Instructor: Kennon Andy Lattal, Ph.D.
 
# 315 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Expanding Horizons: Addressing Conceptual and Methodological Limitations in Analyses of Complex Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 10-13
Chair: Madison Gamble (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
Discussant: Jonathan J. Tarbox (University of Southern California; FirstSteps for Kids)
CE Instructor: Jonathan J. Tarbox, Ph.D.
 
# 316 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Applications of Behavioral Technologies Across Different Populations and Targets
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Gretchen A. Dittrich (Simmons College)
CE Instructor: Gretchen A. Dittrich, Ph.D.
 
# 317 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Behaviorism in the Great Beyond: A Panel on the Dissemination of Behavioral Analysis
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Ryan Lee O'Donnell (RYANO, LLC)
CE Instructor: Adrienne Fitzer, M.A.
 
# 318 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
A Synthesis Model of Graduate Training in Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Lin Du (Teachers College, Columbia University)
CE Instructor: R. Douglas Greer, Ph.D.
 
# 320 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Procedural Refinements in Skill Acquisition Research
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Regina A. Carroll (Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Discussant: Dorothea C. Lerman (University of Houston-Clear Lake)
CE Instructor: Regina A. Carroll, Ph.D.
 
# 321 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Home and Community Interventions for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Marjorie H. Charlop (Claremont McKenna College)
Discussant: Mandy J. Rispoli (Purdue University)
CE Instructor: Mandy J. Rispoli, Ph.D.
 
# 322 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Translational Research Informing Treatments for Problem Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Ashley Marie Fuhrman (University of Nebraska Medical Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute)
Discussant: Christopher A. Podlesnik (Florida Institute of Technology)
CE Instructor: Christopher A. Podlesnik, M.A.
 
# 326 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Zoo Animal Welfare: Implications for the World's Most Iconic Species
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Valeri Farmer-Dougan (Illinois State University)
CE Instructor: Valeri Farmer-Dougan, Ph.D.
 
# 327 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Innovative Employment Options for Adults With Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Mary Ellen McDonald (Hofstra University; Eden II Genesis)
CE Instructor: Mary Ellen McDonald, Ph.D.
 
# 330 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Strategies to Increase Physical Activity in Children and Adults With Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: M. Alice Shillingsburg (May Institute)
CE Instructor: M. Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D.
 
# 332 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Supporting Schools in Working With Their Most Challenging Behaviors
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Andrew McNally (Grossmont Union High School District)
Discussant: Paul A. Dores (Psychologist in Private Practice; Verbal Behavior Associates)
CE Instructor: Matthew C. Howarth, Ph.D.
 
# 334 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Recent Advances on the Use, Analysis, and Validity of Single-Case Designs in Practice and Research
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 10-13
Chair: Marc J. Lanovaz (Université de Montréal)
CE Instructor: Marc J. Lanovaz, Ph.D.
 
# 335 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Matter, Movement, and Mind: The Order Is Important
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Marcus Jackson Marr (Georgia Tech)
CE Instructor: Marcus Jackson Marr, Ph.D.
 
# 336 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improving Physical Performance and Gym Safety
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Jonathan W. Ivy (Penn State Harrisburg)
CE Instructor: Jonathan W. Ivy, Ph.D.
 
# 337 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Coaching for Behavioral Supports: Systems and Practices
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Jodie Soracco (University of Nevada, Reno)
CE Instructor: Jodie Soracco, M.Ed.
 
# 339 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Training and Tools for Addressing Social Issues Using a Behavior Analytic Perspective: Some Curricular Considerations
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Courtney Moore (University of Kansas)
Discussant: Richard F. Rakos (Cleveland State University)
CE Instructor: Traci M. Cihon, Ph.D.
 
# 340 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Assessment and Treatment of Elopement: Where Are We Now?
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Andrea Clements (Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Discussant: Terry S. Falcomata (University of Texas at Austin)
CE Instructor: Terry S. Falcomata, Ph.D.
 
# 341 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Current Research for Training Parents, Educators, and Direct-Care Staff to Implement Behavioral Assessment and Treatment
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Patrick Romani (University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus)
Discussant: Wendy A. Machalicek (University of Oregon)
CE Instructor: Patrick Romani, Ph.D.
 
# 343 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evidence-Based Support Across a Continuum of Service: Outcomes Associated With Applied Behavior Analytic Intervention for Learners With Varying Needs in Home- and School-Based Settings
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Janice Doney Frederick (The ABRITE Organization)
Discussant: Kerri L. Milyko (Precision Teaching Learning Center; The Learning Consultants )
CE Instructor: Janice Doney Frederick, Ph.D.
 
# 344 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Translational Research Through Partnerships With Industry and Communities to Impact Safety
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 5:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Timothy D. Ludwig (Appalachian State University)
Discussant: Timothy D. Ludwig (Appalachian State University)
CE Instructor: Timothy D. Ludwig, Ph.D.
 
# 345 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
The Potential Symbiotic Relationship Between Behavior Analysis and Clinical Psychology
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, America's Cup A-D
Chair: Lauralee Davis (University of Mississippi)
Discussant: Emily Thomas Johnson (Behavior Attention and Developmental Disabilities Consultants, LLC)
CE Instructor: Emily Kennison Sandoz, Ph.D.
 
# 346 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Brief Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety and Depression: Developing Efficient Interventions for Pediatric Care
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Amy Murrell (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Amy Murrell, Ph.D.
 
# 347 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Seeing Eyes and Helping Hands: Behavioral Conceptualizations of Perspective Taking and Prosocial Behavior
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Rebecca Noel Tacke (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
Discussant: Karen Kate Kellum (University of Mississippi)
CE Instructor: Karen Kate Kellum, Ph.D.
 
# 348 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Intervening in Infancy to Address Persistent Weaknesses in Vocal Repertoires in Down Syndrome
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Theresa Fiani (City University of New York - The Graduate Center)
Discussant: Rosemary A. Condillac (Brock University)
CE Instructor: Theresa Fiani, M.A.
 
# 349 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Planarians on Drugs and Cockroaches in Shock: Welcome to Animal Labs Version 2.0
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom A
Chair: Kevin Erdner (Southern Illinois University)
Discussant: Jacob H. Daar (Northern Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Jacob H. Daar, Ph.D.
 
# 350 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Supervision
Using Behavioral Science to Support Educators During Consultation
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom D-F
Chair: Scott P. Ardoin (UGA Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research)
CE Instructor: Florence D. DiGennaro Reed, Ph.D.
 
# 351 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
OBM Research Innovations: From the Laboratory to the Office
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Eli T. Newcomb (The Faison Center)
CE Instructor: Eli T. Newcomb, M.Ed.
 
# 352 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Beyond Autism: Expanding Our Scope of Practice by Examining Licensing Laws, How to Broaden Our Scope of Practice, and Results of ABA Intervention on Typically Developing Children
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Shannon Shea McDonald (Endicott College; WCI - Work, Community, Independencce)
Discussant: Michael Weinberg (Amego, Inc)
CE Instructor: Shannon Shea McDonald, M.S.
 
# 354 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: Guidance for Clinicians on Navigating Peer Reviews and Appeals for Insurance-Funded ABA
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Nicole Miller (ABACS)
CE Instructor: Ashley Williams, M.S.
 
# 355 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Strictly Business: How the BACB Professional and Ethical Code of Conduct Makes for Good Business Policies and Decision-Making
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Melissa L. Olive (Applied Behavioral Strategies LLC)
CE Instructor: Melissa L. Olive, Ph.D.
 
# 356 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Selection by Resonances
Sunday, May 27, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Marcus Jackson Marr (Georgia Tech)
CE Instructor: Marcus Jackson Marr, Ph.D.
 
# 388 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Behavioral Pharmacology of Prescription Drugs: Their Effects on Learning and Remembering
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Jonathan W. Pinkston (Western New England University)
CE Instructor: Mark Galizio, Ph.D.
 
# 390 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Applied Behavior Analysis: Investigations of Experiential Avoidance in Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Elizabeth Meshes (The Chicago School for Professional Psychology, Los Angeles; CARD)
CE Instructor: Elizabeth Meshes, M.S.
 
# 391 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Training Strategies to Enhance the Implementation of Promoting the Emergence of Advanced Knowledge (PEAK) Relational Training System
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Kyle E Rowsey (University of Southern Mississippi)
CE Instructor: Autumn N. McKeel, Ph.D.
 
# 392 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Analyses of Equivalence-Based Instruction Using Three Different Training Structures
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Colleen Yorlets (RCS Behavioral & Educational Consulting; Simmons College)
CE Instructor: Christina M. King, Ph.D.
 
# 393 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Improve Learning Outcomes of Children With Autism in China
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Youjia Hua (The University of Virginia)
Discussant: David L. Lee (Penn State)
CE Instructor: Youjia Hua, Ph.D.
 
# 394 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Organizational Behavior Management and Beyond: Case Studies in Organizational Behavior Management
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Daniel B. Sundberg (Kendrick Realty, Inc)
CE Instructor: Daniel B. Sundberg, Ph.D.
 
# 395 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Clinical and Educational Applications and Analyses of Behavioral Skills Training for Increasing Staff Effectiveness
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Donald M. Stenhoff (Arizona State University)
CE Instructor: Donald M. Stenhoff, Ph.D.
 
# 397 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Crossing the Borders With Behavior Analysis: Barriers Encountered by Our Workforce When Interacting With Different Cultures
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Shawn E Kenyon (Palm Springs Unified School District; Northeastern University)
CE Instructor: Paula Ribeiro Braga Kenyon, Ph.D.
 
# 398 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Ethicists Deconstruct Unethical Conduct
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Thomas L. Zane (University of Kansas)
CE Instructor: Thomas L. Zane, Ph.D.
 
# 399 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Don Baer Lecture: Simple Is Better: Helping Ordinary People Apply Behavior Science
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Robert K. Ross (Beacon ABA Services)
CE Instructor: Carl V. Binder, Ph.D.
 
# 401 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Functional Communication Training
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Katie Lichtblau (University of Nebraska Medical Center's Munroe-Meyer Institute)
Discussant: Jeffrey H. Tiger (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
CE Instructor: Jeffrey H. Tiger, M.A.
 
# 402 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Everyone Grows Up: What is the Role of Behavior Analysts in the Transition to Adulthood?
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Benjamin Thomas Heimann (Center for Applied Behavior Analysis)
Discussant: Michele D. Wallace (California State University, Los Angeles; Center for Applied Behavior Analysis )
CE Instructor: Michele D. Wallace, M.S.
 
# 404 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Naming and Stimulus Class Formation in Children and Adults
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom C
Chair: Danielle LaFrance (H.O.P.E. Consulting, LLC; Endicott College - Institute for Behavioral Studies)
Discussant: Carol Pilgrim (University of North Carolina Wilmington)
CE Instructor: Danielle LaFrance, M.S.
 
# 405 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Using Laboratory Models to Evaluate Topics of Applied Importance: Incentives, Feedback, Prevention, and Choice
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Amy J. Henley (Western New England University)
Discussant: Claire C. St. Peter (West Virginia University)
CE Instructor: Amy J. Henley, Ph.D.
 
# 406 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
See-Do; Hear-Do; We-Do; I-Do: The Acquisition of Untaught Responses in Social and Non-Social Contexts
Monday, May 28, 2018: 8:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Mary A. Johnson (The Touchstone Center; St. Lillian Academy)
Discussant: Angie Moran (The Touchstone Center)
CE Instructor: Grant Gautreaux, Ph.D.
 
# 409 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Behavioral Medicine SIG of ABAI Presents: Beginning a Line of Research in Behavioral Medicine
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Jessica R. Mias (Simmons College)
CE Instructor: Gretchen A. Dittrich, Ph.D.
 
# 410 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Problem Behavior and Fragile X Syndrome: Does Diagnosis Matter?
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Scott S. Hall (Stanford University)
CE Instructor: Scott S. Hall, Ph.D.
 
# 411 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Approaches to Integrating Research and Practice in Applied Settings
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Patricia F. Kurtz (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
CE Instructor: Louis P. Hagopian, Ph.D.
 
# 413 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Designing Purpose-Driven Organizations With 21st Century Technologies: How We Can Live More Connected Lives
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Angela Joyce Cathey (ENSO Group, LLC; bSci21 Media, LLC)
CE Instructor: Todd A. Ward, Ph.D.
 
# 416 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Clinical Applications of Functional Analysis Methodology
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Joseph Michael Lambert (Vanderbilt University)
Discussant: Sarah E. Bloom (University of South Florida)
CE Instructor: Sarah E. Bloom, Ph.D.
 
# 417 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Staff Training for Behavioral Interventions for Children With Autism: Molecular and Molar Models
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: John James McEachin (Autism Partnership)
Discussant: Mary Jane Weiss (Endicott College)
CE Instructor: Mary Jane Weiss, Ph.D.
 
# 418 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Plotting a New Course: A Presidential Address Fantasy
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Derek D. Reed (The University of Kansas)
CE Instructor: Stuart A. Vyse, Other
 
# 419 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
ABA Training in China: Issues and Challenges Through the Lens of Special Education
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Gabrielle T. Lee (Chongqing Normal University)
CE Instructor: Gabrielle T. Lee, Ph.D.
 
# 420 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
What'll It Be?: Assessing the Preferences of Nonhuman Animals in Applied Settings
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Kristen lee Morris (Rollins College)
Discussant: Meagan K. Gregory (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
CE Instructor: Christy A. Alligood, Ph.D.
 
# 421 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Further Examination of Response Blocking and Redirection to Reduce Automatically Maintained Problem Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Seth B. Clark (Marcus Autism Center)
Discussant: John T. Rapp (Auburn University)
CE Instructor: Seth B. Clark, M.A.
 
# 422 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Considerations in Maintenance and Generalization Following Behavior Skills Training for Behavior Intervention and Teaching Procedures
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Aimee Giles (University of South Wales)
Discussant: Sharon A. Reeve (Caldwell University)
CE Instructor: Aimee Giles, Ph.D.
 
# 423 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Shaping Procedures in Sports Topographies: TAGTeach™ and Other Behavior Analytic Approaches to Increase Performance
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Susan D. Flynn (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Discussant: Julie S. Vargas (B. F. Skinner Foundation)
CE Instructor: Robin Arnall, M.S.
 
# 424 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Novel Applications of Preference and Reinforcer Assessment Methodologies
Monday, May 28, 2018: 9:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Jennifer N. Haddock (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Kennedy Krieger Institute)
Discussant: Henry S. Roane (Upstate Medical University)
CE Instructor: Jennifer N. Haddock, Ph.D.
 
# 425 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evaluating the Outcomes of Low-Intensity Behavior Interventions
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Paula Pompa-Craven (Easterseals Southern California)
CE Instructor: Amin Duff Lotfizadeh, Ph.D.
 
# 426 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Behavior Analysis and Evolution Science: Implications for Human Yearning
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Amy Murrell (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.
 
# 428 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Essential Healthcare and Hygiene Routines to Individuals With Developmental Disabilities
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Jacqueline Carrow (Caldwell University)
CE Instructor: Jacqueline Carrow, M.S.
 
# 429 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Playing it Safe or Taking a Risk: The Role of Extreme Outcomes in Risky Choice and Memory
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Eric S. Murphy (University of Alaska Anchorage)
CE Instructor: Marcia Spetch, Ph.D.
 
# 430 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Clinical Hours and Assessment Recommendation Tool: Standardizing the Assessment Process in a Large Applied Behavior Analysis Organization
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Brianna Fitchett (Easterseals Bay Area)
Discussant: Nna Rudnick (Easterseals Bay Area)
CE Instructor: Brianna Fitchett, M.S.
 
# 434 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Dinosaurs of Behavior Analysis: Interval Time-Sampling, Interobserver Agreement, and Linear Graphs
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Jessica E. Frieder (Western Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Douglas E. Kostewicz, Ph.D.
 
# 435 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Technology and Verbal Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: William F. Potter (California State University, Stanislaus)
CE Instructor: William F. Potter, Ph.D.
 
# 436 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Diversity in Research: Linguistic Variables in the Assessment and Treatment of Challenging Behavior, Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Participants, and Bilingual Learners With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Christine Drew (University of Oregon)
Discussant: Yaniz C. Padilla Dalmau (Seattle Children's Hospital)
CE Instructor: Yaniz C. Padilla Dalmau, Ph.D.
 
# 437 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA/NASP
Recent Advances in the Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Problems
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Robin K. Landa (Western New England University)
Discussant: Javier Virues Ortega (The University of Auckland)
CE Instructor: Javier Virues Ortega, M.S.
 
# 438 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Advances in Behavior Analysis for Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Jennifer Weber (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Discussant: Joanne K. Robbins (Morningside Academy)
CE Instructor: Joanne K. Robbins, Ph.D.
 
# 439 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Continuing Toward the Functional Analysis of Challenging Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 10:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Michael F. Dorsey (Endicott College)
Discussant: Joshua Jessel (Queens College)
CE Instructor: Joshua Jessel, Ph.D.
 
# 441 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evaluating and Enhancing Sociability in Shelter Dogs Using Behavior Analytic Techniques
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Carla H. Lagorio (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
CE Instructor: Erica N. Feuerbacher, Ph.D.
 
# 442 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
CANCELED: "RAISE"ing Up Adults With Autism in the Workplace
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall D
Chair: Cailey Rodgers (Global Autism Project; Clinical Supervisor)
CE Instructor: Cailey Rodgers, M.A.
 
# 443 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Play With Me! Evaluations of the Use of Script Training and Lag Schedules to Establish Play Behaviors and Social Interactions in Children With Autism
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Cassondra M Gayman (Translational Technologies International)
CE Instructor: Cassondra M Gayman, M.S.
 
# 444 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Racism, Bias, and Behavior Analysis
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Elizabeth Hughes Fong (Saint Joseph's University; Multicultural Alliance of Behavior Analyts)
Discussant: Ali A. Mahamat (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
CE Instructor: Ali A. Mahamat, None
 
# 445 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
The Elephant in the Room: Addressing Psychotropic Medications When Assessing Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Eric Boelter (Seattle Children's Autism Center)
CE Instructor: Maria G. Valdovinos, Ph.D.
 
# 446 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Risk Reduction Strategies During Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Jennifer N. Fritz (University of Houston-Clear Lake)
CE Instructor: Jennifer N. Fritz, Ph.D.
 
# 447 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
The Trials and Tribulations of the International Growth of a Science
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom A
Chair: Michelle P. Kelly (Emirates College for Advanced Education)
CE Instructor: Michelle P. Kelly, Ph.D.
 
# 449 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: BACB/PSY/QABA
Leveraging Olfaction to Study Innate Behavior in the Mouse
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: William Stoops (University of Kentucky)
CE Instructor: William Stoops, Ph.D.
 
# 451 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Assessing Procedural Variations to Evaluate Efficacy and Efficiency of Conditional Discrimination Interventions
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Samantha Bergmann (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee )
Discussant: Einar T. Ingvarsson (Virginia Institute of Autism)
CE Instructor: Samantha Bergmann, M.A.
 
# 452 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Differential Reinforcement as an Adjunctive Treatment Component for Interventions Employing Response Interruption and Redirection
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom G
Chair: Robert W. Isenhower (Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, Rutgers University)
Discussant: Christopher Manente (Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services, Rutgers University)
CE Instructor: Christopher Manente, Ph.D.
 
# 453 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Children Skills that Promote Safety and Healthy Living
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Amber R. Paden (Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Discussant: Linda A. LeBlanc (LeBlanc Behavioral Consulting LLC)
CE Instructor: Linda A. LeBlanc, M.S.
 
# 454 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Evaluating Skill Sets Across a Variety of Populations
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Kimberly Crosland (University of South Florida)
Discussant: Claudia L. Dozier (The University of Kansas)
CE Instructor: Jennifer L. Cook, M.S.
 
# 456 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Behavioral Economics: Novel Applications to Basic and Applied Research
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Chair: Abigail Blackman (University of Kansas)
Discussant: Mikhail Koffarnus (Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute)
CE Instructor: Mikhail Koffarnus, M.S.
 
# 458 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Promoting College Student Engagement and Success: An Overview of Tried-and-True Teaching Strategies
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Kathryn Glodowski (Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg)
Discussant: Thomas Ford McLaughlin (Gonzaga University)
CE Instructor: Kathryn Glodowski, Ph.D.
 
# 460 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Novel Applications of Behavior Analytic Training Procedures
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Denys Brand (University of Kansas)
Discussant: David A. Wilder (Florida Institute of Technology)
CE Instructor: David A. Wilder, Ph.D.
 
# 461 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
On the Longevity of Behavioral Intervention
Monday, May 28, 2018: 11:00 AM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Louis Paul Alexander Busch (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)
Discussant: Gina Green (Association of Professional Behavior Analysts)
CE Instructor: Gina Green, Ph.D.
 
# 463 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Vocal Behaviour During Transition From PECS to a Speech Generating Device: Impact of Teaching Strategies and Voice Output
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Lori Frost (Pyramid Educational Consultants)
Discussant: Andy Bondy (Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc.)
CE Instructor: Julie Koudys, Ph.D.
 
# 464 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Teaching Mands for Information, Prepositions, and Perspective Taking to Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Nicole Pantano (Caldwell University)
CE Instructor: Nicole Pantano, M.A.
 
# 466 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Keeping What Works and Looking to Improve: Early Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall A
Chair: Lynne Levato (University of Rochester Medical Center)
CE Instructor: Lynne Levato, Ph.D.
 
# 467 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Become a Better Practitioner by Being Your Own Best Behavior Therapist
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Amy Murrell (University of North Texas)
CE Instructor: Robert Stromer, Ph.D.
 
# 468 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
The Role of Behavior Analysis in the Climate Change Crisis
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Meagan Perkins (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
CE Instructor: Julia H. Fiebig, Ph.D.
 
# 469 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
School-Based Systems and Procedures for Addressing Early Childhood Development and Anxiety Disorders
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom DE
Chair: Jessica Singer-Dudek (Teachers College, Columbia University)
CE Instructor: Jessica Singer-Dudek, Ph.D.
 
# 472 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
BehaviorPreneur: Creating Value and Differentiating Your Business
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Gianna Biscontini (Biscontini Behavior)
CE Instructor: Gianna Biscontini, M.A.
 
# 473 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Angry Love and Ruthless Compassion: Repairing Attachments in Early Childhood
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: John M. Guercio (Benchmark Human Services)
CE Instructor: John M. Guercio, Ph.D.
 
# 474 Invited Panel
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Has "Translational Research" Been Lost in Translation?
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Claire C. St. Peter (West Virginia University)
CE Instructor: Claire C. St. Peter, Ph.D.
 
# 475 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Yes We Can: Women's Perspectives on Surviving and Thriving in Academia
Monday, May 28, 2018: 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom C
Chair: Emily Kennison Sandoz (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
CE Instructor: Rocio Rosales, Ph.D.
 
# 485 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/QABA
Outside the Box: Novel Approaches to Reducing Challenging Behavior in Children With Autism
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom H
Chair: Jennifer L. Beers (The Chicago School, Los Angeles)
Discussant: Adel C. Najdowski (Pepperdine University)
CE Instructor: Jennifer L. Beers, Ph.D.
 
# 488 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
CANCELED: SASSI-R: Promoting Sustainable Ethical Practices for International Centres
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Michelle L. Zube (Caldwell University)
Discussant: Emily Boshkoff (Global Autism Project)
CE Instructor: Emily Boshkoff, M.A.
 
# 489 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
PDS: Interdisciplinary Collaboration in Behavior Analysis
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom D
Chair: Jovonnie L. Esquierdo-Leal (University of Nevada, Reno)
CE Instructor: Jovonnie L. Esquierdo-Leal, M.A.
 
# 490 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: BACB/PSY/QABA
The Bidirectional Operant as Behavioral Metamorphosis
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: R. Douglas Greer (Columbia University Teachers College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
CE Instructor: R. Douglas Greer, Ph.D.
 
# 492 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Expanding Behavioral Skills Training: Application With Adolescents With Autism, Care Partners of Individuals With Cognitive Loss, and College Professors
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Nicole Domonchuk (Lambton College)
CE Instructor: Nicole Domonchuk, Ed.D.
 
# 493 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Worldwide Application of The Pyramid Approach to Education: A FUNctional Approach to ABA in Classrooms
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom HI
Chair: Anne Overcash (Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc.)
Discussant: Robert D. Holdsambeck (Calaba)
CE Instructor: Catherine Horton, M.S.
 
# 495 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Breaking Away From Basic: Practical Approaches to Staff Training
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Heidi Eilers (Easter Seals Southern California)
Discussant: Heidi Eilers (Easter Seals Southern California)
CE Instructor: Meghan Herron, M.S.
 
# 496 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Transfer and Transformation of Stimulus Functions in Cultural Phenomena: Attitudes, Values, and Aesthetic Responses
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: David C. Palmer (Smith College)
CE Instructor: Julio C. De Rose, Ph.D.
 
# 497 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Current Issues in Evidence-Based Practices for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Terence G. Blackwell (Chimes International Limited)
CE Instructor: Matthew Tincani, Ph.D.
 
# 498 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
It's Not Just Kids With Autism: What About the Adult Population of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities Who Engage in Severe Problem Behavior?
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–3:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Jennifer Lynn Hammond (Center for Applied Behavior Analysis)
CE Instructor: Jennifer Lynn Hammond, Ph.D.
 
# 501 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Using Randomized Controlled Trials in Behavior Analytic Research
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom F
Chair: Colin S. Muething (Marcus Autism Center, Emory School of Medicine)
Discussant: Cynthia M. Anderson (May Institute)
CE Instructor: Cynthia M. Anderson, Ph.D.
 
# 502 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB/NASP
International Perspectives on Educational Interventions for Autism
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall B
Chair: Michael Miklos (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network)
Discussant: Rachel Kittenbrink (University of Pittsburgh)
CE Instructor: Michael Miklos, M.S.
 
# 504 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Translational and Clinical Research on Relapse and Pediatric Feeding Disorders
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: Vivian F Ibanez (Munroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center)
Discussant: Michael E. Kelley (The Scott Center for Autism Treatment, Florida Institute of Technology)
CE Instructor: Vivian F Ibanez, M.A.
 
# 505 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Translational and Applied Studies on Schedules and Parameters of Reinforcement
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom AB
Chair: Laura L. Grow (Garden Academy)
Discussant: Iser Guillermo DeLeon (University of Florida)
CE Instructor: Iser Guillermo DeLeon, Ph.D.
 
# 507 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Cooperation, Altruism, and Social Reinforcement: Current Trends in the Experimental Analysis of Social Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Chair: Timothy D. Hackenberg (Reed College)
Discussant: Timothy D. Hackenberg (Reed College)
CE Instructor: Timothy D. Hackenberg, Ph.D.
 
# 508 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
A Complete Behavior Analyst: Remembering the Life and Work of Maria R. Ruiz (1950–2017)
Monday, May 28, 2018: 3:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 10-13
Chair: Chata A. Dickson (New England Center for Children; Western New England University)
Discussant: Cristina M. Whitehouse (Florida Autism Center)
CE Instructor: Chata A. Dickson, Ph.D.
 
# 509 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Efficient, Cost-Effective Approaches for Disseminating ABA Methodologies Into Public School Classrooms Serving Students With Developmental Disabilities
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Tiffany Kodak (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
CE Instructor: Dorothea C. Lerman, Ph.D.
 
# 510 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Fighting Climate Change Together: Successes and Opportunities for Behavior Analysis Principles in the Mainstream
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Susan M. Schneider (Root Solutions)
CE Instructor: Susan M. Schneider, Ph.D.
 
# 515 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Life as a Behavior Analytic Entrepreneur: Experiences of Founding Females
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom F
Chair: Todd A. Ward (bSci21Media; Divergent Startups; ENSO Group)
CE Instructor: Todd A. Ward, Ph.D.
 
# 516 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
Research on Organizational Behavior Management in Human Service Settings
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom E
Chair: Kristin M. Albert (Florida Institute of Technology; The Scott Center for Autism Treatment)
CE Instructor: Kristin M. Albert, M.Ed.
 
# 517 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB
How is it Possible That in Peru People With Autism and Other Developmental Disorders Not Only Work, but Help to Reduce Poverty
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-9
Chair: Maria E. Malott (Association for Behavior Analysis International)
CE Instructor: Maria E. Malott, Ph.D.
 
# 518 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
PDS: Trouble With Technology
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Cody Morris (Western Michigan University )
CE Instructor: Cody Morris, M.A.
 
# 519 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Ethics and Professionalism: She Said What?!
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Thomas R. Freeman (ABA Technologies; Florida Institute of Technology)
CE Instructor: Thomas R. Freeman, M.S.
 
# 520 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Towards Prevention of Chronic Challenging Behaviors in Neurodevelopmental Conditions
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–4:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Jennifer R. Zarcone (Kennedy Krieger Institute)
CE Instructor: Jennifer R. Zarcone, Ph.D.
 
# 522 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Operant Learning Procedures to Train Eye Contact, Vocalizations, Joint Attention, and Social Referencing in Young Children With Autism
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Grand Hall C
Chair: Kat Monlux (Stanford University)
Discussant: Martha Pelaez (Florida International University)
CE Instructor: Martha Pelaez, M.S.
 
# 524 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Implementing Evidence-Based Practices for Autism in Public Schools: Barriers and Recommendations
Monday, May 28, 2018: 4:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom B
Chair: Melanie Pellecchia (University of Pennsylvania)
Discussant: David Mandell (University of Pensylvania)
CE Instructor: Melanie Pellecchia, Ph.D.
 
# 525 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Face the Strange: The Role of Behavior Analysis in Promoting Civil Rights in Americas Current Political Climate
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Marina Ballroom G
Chair: Rebecca Copell (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)
CE Instructor: Malika N. Pritchett, M.S.
 
# 527 Invited Presenter
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Why Children Need to Talk to Themselves: The Foundation of Reasoning and Questioning
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Coronado Ballroom AB
Chair: R. Douglas Greer (Columbia University Teachers College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences)
CE Instructor: Joanne K. Robbins, Ph.D.
 
# 529 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Supervision
An Experimental Analysis of Effective Supervision: How to Increase Instructional Accuracy and Feedback During Teacher Training and Supervision
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Harbor Ballroom G
Chair: Lynn Yuan (Verbal Behavior Associates)
Discussant: Len Levin (Coyne & Associates)
CE Instructor: Len Levin, Ph.D.
 
# 530 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Level Up: A Further Analysis of Pokemon Go and "Gaming"
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Rancho Santa Fe 1-3
Chair: Sara Garbarini (David Gregory School )
CE Instructor: Sara Garbarini, Ph.D.
 
# 531 Panel Discussion
CE Offered: BACB
Diversity Training for Behavior Analysts
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom DE
Chair: Noelle Neault (Simmons College)
CE Instructor: Noelle Neault, Ph.D.
 
# 532 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Ethics
Help! What to do When Reality and the Ethical Code Conflict
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom A
Chair: Susan Wilczynski (Ball State University)
CE Instructor: Susan Wilczynski, Ph.D.
 
# 533 Symposium
CE Offered: BACB
Emerging Research on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Behavior Analysts
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Manchester Grand Hyatt, Seaport Ballroom C
Chair: Alyssa N. Wilson (Saint Louis University)
Discussant: Adam DeLine Hahs (Arizona State University)
CE Instructor: Alyssa N. Wilson, Ph.D.
 
# 534 B. F. Skinner Lecture Series
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
The Dragons of Inaction: Psychological Barriers that Limit Pro-Environmental Behavior
Monday, May 28, 2018: 5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, San Diego Ballroom B
Chair: Cynthia J. Pietras (Western Michigan University)
CE Instructor: Cynthia J. Pietras, Ph.D.
 
# 535 Special Event
CE Offered: PSY/BACB/QABA/NASP
Presidential Address: Out of the Lab: Shaping an Ecological Cultural Science
Monday, May 28, 2018: 6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Marriott Marquis, Grand Ballroom 7-13
Chair: Michael J. Dougher (University of New Mexico)
CE Instructor: Mark A. Mattaini, Ph.D.
 

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