Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Chapter Handbook

ABAI is pleased to offer affiliated chapters and those interested in starting chapters its Handbook for Affiliated Chapters.


For quick answers to many of the questions addressed in the Handbook for Affiliated Chapters, please click on the links below.


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    1. How do I apply for affiliated chapter status for my organization?
    2. What are the benefits to chapters of being affiliated with ABAI?
    3. What are the requirements of chapters?
    4. Are all chapters nonprofit organizations?
    5. May ABAI chapters formally affiliate with other organizations?
    6. What are ABAI’s current chapters?
    7. What tips for financial management can ABAI offer to chapters?
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