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.

31st Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2005

Program by Business Meetings: Sunday, May 29, 2005


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Business Meeting #114
Behavioral Gerontology Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Private Dining Room 5 (3rd floor)
Chair: R. Mark Mathews (University of Kansas)
Presenting Authors:
The Gerontology SIG's annual business meeting will include a discussion of strategies to promote behavior analytic research on aging and evaluation of programs and services for older adults. The SIG maintains a web site, publishes a bi-annual newsletter, sponsors an invited address, and provides an annual cash award to the best student poster or symposium presentation on a topic related to gerontology. Discussion will also focus on activities for the next year and election of SIG officers.
 
 
Business Meeting #115
Behaviorists Interested in Gambling
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Private Dining Room 3 (3rd floor)
Chair: Ginger R. Wilson (University of Nevada, Reno)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss the events of our special interest group since last ABA and to discuss the progress of our book. In addition,we will elect the new officers for the next year.
 
 
Business Meeting #116
Chicago Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Lake Erie (8th floor)
Chair: Charles T. Merbitz (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Presenting Authors:
CABA welcomes all members and persons desiring to join CABA to the CABA Business Meeting. We will review 2004-05 make plans for 2005-6, and elect officers.
 
 
Business Meeting #117
Direct Instruction Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Lake Ontario (8th floor)
Chair: Timothy A. Slocum (Utah State University)
Presenting Authors:
This meeting provides an opportunity for networking among those interested in Direct Instruction research and practice.
 
 
Business Meeting #118
International Certification of Behavior Analysts: Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Boulevard B (2nd floor)
Chair: Gerald L. Shook (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to explore means of expanding BACB certification around the world. The BACB Executive Director will answer questions regarding certification and discuss strategies and challenges with participants.
 
 
Business Meeting #119
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis Business Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Boulevard C (2nd floor)
Chair: Patrick C. Friman (Father Flanagan's Girls and Boys Home)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of the JABA business meeting is to review data on submissions to the journal, circulation, and other information relevant to the business of the Journal.
 
 
Business Meeting #120
Missouri Association for Behavior Analysis Business Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Lake Michigan (8th floor)
Chair: Jenny Frisbee (Missouri Association for Behavior Analysis)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to review MOABA business.
 
 
Business Meeting #121
New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis Business Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Joliet (3rd floor)
Chair: Marlene Cohen (Douglass Developmental Disabilities Center, Rutgers University)
Presenting Authors:
The New Jersey Association for Behavior Analysis will be holding a business meeting. The meeting will discuss final plans for our first conference on August 5, 2005 as well as other upcoming activities. Members and all other interested parties are invited to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #122
New York State Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Astoria (3rd floor)
Chair: Joanne Gerenser (Eden II Programs)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to provide members an overview of the association's activities over the past year as well as discuss an issues that may be of importance to behavior analysts through out New York State.
 
 
Business Meeting #123
Parent Professional Partnership SIG
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Boulevard A (2nd floor)
Chair: David A. Celiberti (Private practice)
Presenting Authors:
In recent years, parents have assumed an even greater degree of leadership in directing their children's intervention, as well as advocating for improved quality of services for all individuals with autism. Not surprisingly, parent participation in the ABA conference has risen steadily. Given this trend, a business meeting will be held to provide a forum for networking and for exploring ways in which the Behavior Analysts can assist families of newly diagnosed children and families seeking ABA services. The New Jersey Association for Outreach and Services for the Autism Community (COSAC) will provide Continental B (1st floor)reakfast. All interested parents and professionals are encouraged to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #125
Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 29, 2005
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
Lake Huron (8th floor)
Chair: Corrine R. Donley (President)
Presenting Authors:
Organizational meeting for the chapter.
 
 
Business Meeting #257
ABA Student Committee
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Private Dining Room 2 (3rd floor)
Chair: Shawn R. Charlton (University of California, San Diego)
Presenting Authors:
This meeting is for the ABA student membership. During this meeting, we will discuss: opportunities for students to become involved in the associations various activities, future events for the professional development series, and other topics of interest to the student membership. All are welcome to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #258
Behavior Analyst Certification Board University Faculty Contacts Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Boulevard A (2nd floor)
Chair: Gerald A Shook (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of the meeting is to present new information for BACB Faculty Contacts of universities with BACB approved course sequences.The BACB Executive Director will provide information on the new requirements for course sequence approval, the latest information on new Professional Experience requirements, answer questions from participants, and receive feedback from participants on matters relating to the BACB.
 
 
Business Meeting #259
Behaviorists for Social Responsibility Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Boulevard B (2nd floor)
Chair: Mark A. Mattaini (Jane Addams College of Social Work-UIC)
Presenting Authors:
Behaviorists interested in social issues will gather to explore and share ways that the science of behavior can and should further contribute to social justice, human rights, and other important social goals. Those gathered will develop a task plan for expanding this work among behavior analysts.
 
 
Business Meeting #260
CalABA Business Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Private Dining Room 1 (3rd floor)
Chair: LeeAnn Christian (Regional Center of Orange County)
Presenting Authors:
This will be an open board meeting for members of the California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA). Non-members are invited, to find out more about CalABA and how they may become involved in the organization.
 
 
Business Meeting #261
Journal of Behavioral Education Editorial Board and Information Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Private Dining Room 5 (3rd floor)
Chair: Phillip J. Belfiore (Mercyhurst College)
Presenting Authors:
the journal of behavioral education will hold its annual editorial board meeting and general information session. The purpose of this meeting is to update the board on the current status and future directions of the journal, and to inform the general public regarding the availability of the journal as an outlet for applied scholarly submissions.
 
 
Business Meeting #262
Looking Back 40 Years: Sample of Students and Faculty in Behavior Analysis Programs at St. Cloud State University #2
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Private Dining Room 3 (3rd floor)
Chair: Robert J. Murphy (St. Cloud State University)
Presenting Authors:
Presentation by students and faculty from the past 40 years, they will be commenting on their careers and relationship to St. Cloud State and ABA. Pyle, Dave, Psychologist at Behavior Intervention Systems in the Chicago, Illinois area Ragnarsson, Ragnar, Behavioral Psychologist, South Iceland Office of School Services Cook, Craig, Director Behavior Analysis Services, Spectrum Community Services in FL Vaughan (Peterson), Marge, Psychology Faculty, Salem State College, Salem, Massachusetts Wenker-Platt, Mary, Psychology Faculty Geneese Community College in New York
 
 
Business Meeting #263
Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Astoria (3rd floor)
Chair: Kevin P. Klatt (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss recent activities and review plans for the 2005 MABA to be held Oct. 14 and 15 in Madison, Wisconsin.
 
 
Business Meeting #264
Parents and Professionals Sharing the Conference Experience
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lake Erie (8th floor)
Chair: Pamela H. Gorski (Reaching Potentials, Inc.)
Presenting Authors:
This meeting provides an opportunity for parents of children receiving behavior analytic services and professionals to gather in an informal setting to discuss the conference and common issues. Autism treatment is expected to be a major topic. Pam Gorski, executive director of Reaching Potentials, an ABA parent support agency, will host this meeting. Refreshments will be provided.
 
 
Business Meeting #265
Positive Behavior Support Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lake Huron (8th floor)
Chair: Matthew Tincani (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
Presenting Authors:
This meeting is for all members of ABA interested in Positive Behavior Support. The purpose, goals, and activities of the Positive Behavior Support SIG will be discussed. Attendees are encouraged to bring ideas for presentations, research, and other initiatives related to positive behavior support and behavior analysis.
 
 
Business Meeting #266
Spanish Speaking Special Interest Group: Annual Meeting
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lake Erie (8th floor)
Chair: Jose Julio Carnerero (University of Almeria, Spain)
Presenting Authors:
The Spanish Speaking SIG is devoted to the dissemination of behavior analysis to ABA members for whom English is not a primary language. It also invites those for whom English is not a primary language who wish to help with the task of disseminating behavior analysis to the Spanish-speaking community. The purpose of this meeting is to share general feedback regarding the Spanish International track of presentations, and discuss means of increasing attendance and participation by Spanish-speaking behavior analysts as well as future endeavors of the group. All ABA members are invited to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #267
Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Lake Michigan (8th floor)
Chair: Timothy D. Cripps (President)
Presenting Authors:
TABA will review the activities of the organization over the last year, and discuss the current activities of various committees and how members can get involved.
 
 
Business Meeting #268
Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 29, 2005
7:00 PM–7:50 PM
Boulevard C (2nd floor)
Chair: William F. Potter (California State University, Stanislaus)
Presenting Authors:
The VB SIG is dedicated to promoting research, teaching and general dissemination of news related to Verbal Behavior. The purpose of the meeting is to network people involved or interested in VB, as well as establish projects and activities related to VB. Everyone is invited to attend. Interested persons should send an email to wpotter@toto.csustan.edu for an agenda prior to the meeting.
 

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