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.


40th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2014

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Expo Poster Session #117
Saturday, May 24, 2014
8:00 PM–10:30 PM
W375a-d (McCormick Place Convention Center)
1. ABAI Membership Board
PHILIP N. HINELINE (Temple University - Emeritus)
Abstract: This poster will present an update of the Membership Board's efforts over the past year.

ABAI Affiliate Chapters Board

GORDON BOURLAND (Trinity Behavioral Associates)

The mission and activities of the ABAI Affiliated Chapters Board will be presented. Information regarding chapter locations, membership, and activities also will be presented. Data will be displayed via charts and graphs.


ABAI Science Board

M. CHRISTOPHER NEWLAND (Auburn University)

The ABAI Science Board promotes basic and applied science within the organization. It supports invited addresses and symposia at the annual meeting and three B.F. Skinner lecturers. The Science Board organizes the review process for SABA and Bijou Fellowships. The Science Board also maintains a liaison with the Federation of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, which ABAI is a member of.

4. ABAI Student Committee
ZACHARY H. MORFORD (University of Nevada, Reno), Megan D. Aclan (The Chicago School, Los Angeles), Jonathan E. Friedel (Utah State University)
Abstract: The mission of the ABAI student committee is to provide organizational support for ABAI student members that will promote participation in ABAI, enhance professional development, and enable contribution to the science of behavior analysis. The ABAI student committee is comprised of three elected student representatives who serve on the ABAI executive council for a three year term. Zachary Morford is the current representative, Megan Aclan is the past representative, and Jonathan Friedel is the representative elect. Each representative is in charge of managing the activities of one of three sub-committees, which are comprised of students representing graduate and undergraduate programs in behavior analysis.
5. ABAI Education Board
JENNIFER L. AUSTIN (University of South Wales), Claudia L. Dozier (The University of Kansas)
Abstract: The mission of the Education Board is to develop, improve, and disseminate best practices in the training and professional development of behavior analysts. Our major efforts include recruiting training programs for ABAI accreditation and reaccrediting programs with existing status. The Education Board is also pursuing the recognition of ABAI's accreditation process by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation.
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