Association for Behavior Analysis International

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31st Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2005

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Panel #127
CE Offered: BACB
Int'l Panel - Developing and Maintaining Training Programs in Behavior Analysis: Lessons and Tips
Sunday, May 29, 2005
9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Lake Erie (8th floor)
Area: TBA/EDC; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Pamela G. Osnes, Ph.D.
Chair: Pamela G. Osnes (The Ohio State University)
PAMELA G. OSNES (The Ohio State University)
INGUNN SANDAKER (Akershus University College, Norway)
MICHAEL R. JOHNSTON (University of Nevada, Reno)

This panel will discuss training programs in behavior analysis from the perspectives of the developers, the implementers, and the consumers (the students who receive training). The panelists will discuss the development of new programs, as well as variables affecting the post-development maintenance and strengthening of programs. Mr. Johnston will provide the consumer's perspective, as well as a unique training model, the Satellite Master's Programs in Behavior Analysis offered by the University of Nevada-Reno. Dr. Sandaker will proffer the international perspective, describing the development of the newly-accredited program at the University of Akershus in Oslo, Norway. Dr. Osnes will offer information from the vantage point of a previous Program Director and as the Coordinator of ABA's Education Board. Audience participation will be encouraged throughout.




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