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 #133
Positive Behavior Support Special Interest Group
Sunday, May 29, 2016
6:00 PM–6:50 PM
Vevey 3 & 4, Swissotel
Chair: Rose Iovannone (University of South Florida/Florida Center for Inc)
Presenting Authors:
Positive behavior support uses behavioral principles to redesign environmental contexts that enhance quality of life while decreasing problem behavior and increasing socially valid replacement behaviors. Behavior analysts involved in positive behavior support operate in various levels including direct child and/or interventionist level to broad systems level (e.g., schools or organizations). The Positive Behavior Support Interest Group provides a forum for behavior analysts to discuss issues relevant to the profession. A business meeting will be held to provide a forum for networking, giving input on the goals and objectives, and developing plans for disseminating accurate information about positive behavior support while promoting its presence at future conferences. All interested people are encouraged to attend this meeting chaired by Rose Iovannone.
Keyword(s): Behavior Support, Systems Change



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