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.

36th Annual Convention; San Antonio, TX; 2010

Program by Business Meetings: Sunday, May 30, 2010


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Business Meeting #120
Behavior Analyst Certification Board: University Contact Faculty
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
006D (CC)
Chair: Gerald L. Shook (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)
Presenting Authors:
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) University Contact Faculty Meeting will address new developments in the Behavior Analyst Certification Board that relate to universities with BACB approved course sequences and approved experience courses. All BACB university contact faculty are urged to attend or send a faculty representative.
 
 
Business Meeting #121
Behavioral Gerontology Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
215 (CC)
Chair: Jonathan C. Baker (Southern Illinois University)
Presenting Authors:
To provide intellectual, clinical, and organizational support to other professionals interested in aging and to foster behavior analytic research in aging. The goal of the meeting this year is to discuss issues in the field as well as issues of professional development. In addition, members will provide feedback on student presentations related research in the area of aging, which will be used to award the student researcher award. Finally, new officers will be chosen for any vacated positions in the SIG.
 
 
Business Meeting #122
Education and Treatment of Children: Editorial Board Meeting
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
212A (CC)
Chair: Stephanie M. Peterson (Western Michigan University)
Presenting Authors:
All who are interested in improving services for children and youth through dissemination of effective practices are encouraged to attend. Information on the journal's status will be presented. Efforts to improve the journal's impact and operations will be discussed.
 
 
Business Meeting #123
Standard Celeration Society
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
216B (CC)
Chair: William J. Helsel (AGILE@PLEA)
Presenting Authors:
The Standard Celeration Society promotes use of the Standard Celeration Chart, both for furthering the science of behavior and of learning, as well as for developing practical applications based on that science.  In adherence to the By-laws of the society, an annual business meeting is to be held at the ABAI Convention to discuss membership, actions of the executive group, the Journal of Precision Teaching and Celeration, the annual conference, and financial report.
 
 
Business Meeting #124
The Behavioral Medicine Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
205 (CC)
Chair: Joseph D. Cautilli (Behavior Analysis and Therapy Partners)
Presenting Authors:
From Benard Brucker's operant biofeedback to improve motor functioning in children with cerbral palsy to Richard Stuart's Weight Watchers program to Fordyce's operant treatment of chronic pain, behavior analysts and behavioral psychologists have greatly contributed to the area of behavioral medicine. This tradition continues today from the treatment of self injury and feeding disorders in children with autism to the treatment of head injury in military veternans to the treatment of incontency through biofeedback and bedwetting by the bell and pad behavior analysis shines. These are just a few areas that behavior analysis has created evidenced based treatments. Join this special interest group and learn about a proud history and a wonderful future. This is a voting meeting and new SIG representatives will be elected.
 
 
Business Meeting #125
Applied Animal Behavior Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
212B (CC)
Chair: Indya N. Watts (Chicago School of Professional Psychology)
Presenting Authors:
The Applied Animal Behavior (AAB) SIG brings together individuals who specialize in or have an interest in the application of behavior analysis to the appreciation, understanding, and management of animal behavior across species. Membership of the AAB SIG is diverse and includes academicians, researchers, and practitioners from a variety of disciplines dedicated to, affiliated with or interested in animal behavior in applied settings. We welcome new members who share our interest in animal behavior and applied behavior analysis.
 
 
Business Meeting #126
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
201 (CC)
Chair: Valerie M. Volkert (Munroe-Meyer Institute)
Presenting Authors:
The annual report of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) will be presented, followed by the discussion of editorial policies and issues. We encourage past and present associate editors and board members, authors and prospective authors, and any other interested parties to attend. Questions and suggestions encouraged.
 
 
Business Meeting #127
Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
213B (CC)
Chair: Jonathan J. Tarbox (Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Inc.)
Presenting Authors:
To provide updates on the current status of NABA, to provide information on NABA to potential new members, and to coordinate upcoming activities.
 
 
Business Meeting #128
Parent Professional Partnership Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
213A (CC)
Chair: David A. Celiberti (Association for Science in Autism Treatment)
Presenting Authors:
Behavior analysts involved in clinical practice recognize that we owe much to parents who have been staunch advocates for higher quality services for their children. The synergy that can arise from parents and professionals working together creates exciting opportunities and possibilities. The Parent Professional Partnership SIG's goals and objectives, and to discuss ways to improve upon the SIG website. All interested parents and professionals are encouraged to attend this meeting and visit our webpage at www.PPPSIG.org.
 
 
Business Meeting #129
Teaching Behavior Analysis SIG of ABAI
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
214B (CC)
Chair: Christine Hoffner Barthold (University of Delaware)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to review the activities of the TBA SIG in the past year, and set the agenda for the coming year. All are welcome to attend this meeting, and are encouraged to do so!
 
 
Business Meeting #131
Principles of Behavior Users and Friends and Others Teaching Behavioral Principles
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:00 AM–8:50 AM
214A (CC)
Chair: Chris A. Schoenberg (St. Cloud State University)
Presenting Authors:
Friends and users of Malott's Principles of Behavior (Pearson Prentice Hall), join the co-chairs (Chris A. Schoenberg, Cassandra Johanson, and Gerald C. Mertens) and Dick Malott for a discussion, shairing of teaching "gems', activities used in teaching behavioral principles, working on teaching problems in this area, other related suggestsions, surprises, and fun. (Rumors are flying of a possible visit by a large Skinnerian pigeon!!!)
 
 
Business Meeting #308
Behavior Analyst Certification Board: Status and New Developments
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
214C (CC)
Chair: Gerald L. Shook (Behavior Analyst Certification Board)
Presenting Authors:
The meeting will address important developments within the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) relating to growth and changes in the BACB. Topics will include: continuing education and recertification ethics and professional requirements, disciplinary standards for BACB certificants, and online certification management. The presentation also will focus on future goals and actions of the BACB.
 
 
Business Meeting #309
Speech Pathology Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
Seguin A (Grand Hyatt)
Chair: Barbara E. Esch (Esch Behavior Consultants, Inc.)
Presenting Authors:
Our Speech Pathology Special Interest Group (SPABA) business meeting is open to anyone interested in promoting a behavioral approach to the analysis and treatment of speech and language disorders. The meeting will consist of member reports on mission-related activities and several brief invited presentations of professional interest to attendees. The SPABA business meeting will be followed by a social hour reception to allow for informal interaction among SIG members and interested others. Please feel free to join us.
 
 
Business Meeting #310
Wisconsin Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
217C (CC)
Chair: Matthew E. Andrzejewski (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Presenting Authors:
Review activities of last year and continue strategic planning for 2010-2011. Topics will include but not be limited to the annual conference, meetings with allied behavior analysis groups, membership, advocacy functions, serving the needs of BCBAs and BCaBAs while increasing ht number of Board Certified personnel.
 
 
Business Meeting #311
Mid-American Association for Behavior Analysis Business Meeting
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
213A (CC)
Chair: Jonathan C. Baker (Southern Illinois University)
Presenting Authors:
The Mid-American Association for BEhavior Analysis will be holding the semi-annual business meeting to discuss the 2010 convention.
 
 
Business Meeting #312
Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
212B (CC)
Chair: Traci M. Cihon (University of North Texas)
Presenting Authors:
The Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group supports a behavioral approach to the study of language, especially as explored by B. F. Skinner. It serves to (a) support and encourage research efforts to improve our understanding of verbal behavior, (b) support practice-based issues in utilizing the analysis of verbal behavior, (c) support undergraduate and graduate instruction of Skinner’s verbal behavior, (d) communicate with other organizations making use of Skinner’s verbal behavior, and (e) disseminate information regarding a behavioral approach to studying language. The business meeting is open to anyone interested in the area of verbal behavior even if you are not a member of the SIG.
 
 
Business Meeting #313
Ohio Association for Behavior Analysis
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
006D (CC)
Chair: Sheila R. Alber-Morgan (The Ohio State University)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to present information regarding the mission of the chapter, details about membership, and updates on chapter activities for the coming year. Additionally, elections will be held for officers. Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #314
Dissemination of Behavior Analysis Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
214A (CC)
Chair: Josh Pritchard (University of Nevada, Reno)
Presenting Authors:
This annual business meeting of the Dissemination of Behavior Analysis SIG will be open to all who would like to have input in future directions and hear a report of current developments and past accomplishments of the SIG
 
 
Business Meeting #315
Rehabilitation and Independent Living Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
201 (CC)
Chair: Chris Persel (Centre for Neuro Skills)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss areas of common interest affecting persons with acquired brain injury and related neurological deficits. This group provides an opportunity for networking with other professionals in neurobehavioral programs from around the country. Topics such as skill acquisition, community re-entry, military related injuries, funding, current trends, research, jobs and internships will be reviewed.
 
 
Business Meeting #316
Annual Business Meeting of the ABAI Health, Sport, and Fitness Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
213B (CC)
Chair: Marianne L. Jackson (California State University, Fresno)
Presenting Authors:
All conference attendees interested in behavior analysis, health, sport, and fitness are welcome. During this meeting, the business of the special interest group will be conducted. Anyone interested in these areas should attend. Future events, activities and collaborations will be discussed.
 
 
Business Meeting #317
Direct Instruction Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
217D (CC)
Chair: Wendy L. Kozma (BEACON Services)
Presenting Authors:
The Direct Instruction Special Interest Group (DI SIG) of the Association for Behavior Analysis International is a group of behavior analysts interested in the design and delivery of Direct Instruction programs. The goal of the DI SIG is to promote research, provide Direct Instruction training opportunities, and disseminate information about Direct Instruction within the field of behavior analysis. Anyone interested in DI is welcome and encouraged to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #318
The Positive Behavior Support Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
215 (CC)
Chair: Robert F. Putnam (The May Institute)
Presenting Authors:
The Positive Behavior Support Special Interest Group (PBS-SIG) will hold it's annual business meeting. All are welcome.
 
 
Business Meeting #319
Evidence-Based Practices Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
216B (CC)
Chair: Teri Lewis (Oregon State University)
Presenting Authors:
The purpose of the Evidence-Based Practice Special Interest Group is to promote socially important behavior by facilitating effective and sustainable practices in real world settings. Our goal is to develop a special interest group (SIG) that reflects member input and focuses on a select number of activities that can be completed within the year. Come by to learn about past and future activities and find out how you can become involved with our SIG.
 
 
Business Meeting #320
ABAI Science Board Open Business Meeting
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
205 (CC)
Chair: Timothy D. Hackenberg (Reed College)
Presenting Authors:
Members of the Science Board will be present for an open discussion about the future of science within ABAI. Those affiliated with science societies and science-oriented regional chapters are especially encouraged to attend and discuss relationships between ABAI and other science groups.
 
 
Business Meeting #321
Behaviorists for Social Responsibility Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:20 PM
212A (CC)
Chair: John E. Glass (Collin County Community College)
Presenting Authors:
Behaviorists interested in social issues will gather to explore and share ways that the science of behavior can and should contribute to social justice, human rights, environmental action, and other important social goals.
 
 
Business Meeting #322
Autism Special Interest Group Meeting
Sunday, May 30, 2010
7:30 PM–8:50 PM
217B (CC)
Chair: Ruth M. Donlin (Private Practice)
Presenting Authors:
A business meeting will be held to address various administrative matters relevant to the Autism Special Interest Group. The business meeting will be followed by a panel presentation titled “Responding to Media Inaccuracies Surrounding Autism Treatment.” This panel will include discussion about the misrepresentation of effective treatments for autism as well as efforts being made to increase the visibility of scientifically based treatments for autism in the media. All interested parties are welcome to attend.
 
 
Business Meeting #325
Military and Veterans' Issues Special Interest Group (Forming)
Sunday, May 30, 2010
8:30 PM–9:20 PM
203AB (CC)
Chair: Joseph D. Cautilli (Behavior Analysis and Therapy Partners)
Presenting Authors:
This meeting is a buisness meeting to help plan the development of the Military and Veteran's Issues Special Interest group. The focus of this group is for behaviorists who work with the military or VA system or in the community. At this meeting, we will discuss recent issues and vote on all leadership positions. All are welcome.
 

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