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.


41st Annual Convention; San Antonio, TX; 2015

Program by Business Meetings: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Business Meeting #436
Education and Treatment of Children Editorial Review Board
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
006A (CC)
Chair: Stephanie M. Peterson (Western Michigan University)
Presenting Authors:
We invite all those on the Education and Treatment of Children Editorial Review Board, as well as those interested in becoming involved to attend. We will be discussing policies and initiatives that strengthen and maintain the journal. Data on manuscript flow and subscriptions will be presented and discussed.
Keyword(s): Editoral Board, Education treatment
Business Meeting #437
Behavioral Gerontology Special Interest Group
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
006C (CC)
Chair: Jonathan C. Baker (Southern Illinois University)
Presenting Authors:
The SIG provides intellectual, clinical, and organizational support to other professionals interested in aging and fosters behavior analytic research in aging. The goal of this year's meeting is to discuss issues in the field as well as issues of professional development. In addition, members will provide student presentations on aging feedback, which will be used to award the student researcher award. Finally, new officers will be chosen for any vacated positions in the special interest group.
Keyword(s): aging, geriatric, gerontology, older adults
Business Meeting #438
ABAI Education Board
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
007D (CC)
Chair: Jennifer L. Austin (University of South Wales)
Presenting Authors:
This meeting is open to anyone interested in the work of the ABAI Education Board. The ABAI Executive Council has charged the Education Board with two primary tasks. The first is to encourage undergraduate and graduate programs in behavior analysis to pursue ABAI accreditation, and to provide assistance to these programs as needed to achieve this goal. The second charge to the Education Board has been to prepare an application for recognition of the ABAI accreditation system by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. The meeting will address these issues as well as other matters of interest or concern to the membership.
Keyword(s): accreditation, education board, training programs



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