|Professional Development Series: International Internships and Positions
|Sunday, May 30, 2010
|9:00 AM–9:50 AM
|Domain: Service Delivery
|Chair: Tiffany A. Hammer Baker (Sam Houston State University)
|DANIEL GOULD (New England Center for Children)
|JOSEPH E. MORROW (Applied Behavior Consultants, Inc.)
|ERICK M. DUBUQUE (University of Nevada, Reno)
|Abstract: The practice of applied behavior analysis has grown and continues to expand across the globe. Because of this, many exciting opportunities for international internships and professional positions are becoming available in the field of applied behavior analysis. This panel will include a discussion of what is available and the benefits of taking advantage of these opportunities. Possible disadvantages of accepting international positions or internships will also be addressed.The panel members have experienced positions and internships all over the world and will share their experiences. Additionally, panel members will give advice on choosing an internship or professional position abroad.
The dissemination of applied behavior analysis is important to many professionals in the field of applied behavior analysis. Accepting a position abroad is a way to be a part of, and contribute to, this expansion. This purpose of this event is to provide information for those interested in practicing applied behavior analysis abroad.