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.


42nd Annual Convention; Downtown Chicago, IL; 2016

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Business Meeting #342
Behaviorists for Social Responsibility
Monday, May 30, 2016
6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Vevey 3 & 4, Swissotel
Chair: Molli Luke (ADM Associates)
Presenting Authors:
BFRS is the oldest SIG in ABAI. BFSR members engage in theoretical, conceptual, and empirical analyses of significant social issues related sustainability, economic and social justice, violence, health and wellness, political systems, culture, among others. In the business meeting, the BFSR planners will report on our active projects, including (a) the Matrix Project which is oriented toward increasing preparation and opportunities for behavior analysts to engage in work related to major social and sustainability issues, (b) the journal Behavior and Social Issues, (c) international outreach, (d) expanded social media presence, (e) a sustainability initiative/research project under development, and (f), maintaining a visible presence at ABAI conventions with panels, symposia, and invited presenters. Discussion of opportunities for participation will follow these brief reports.
Keyword(s): Environmental Action, Human Rights, Social Justice, Social Responsibility



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