2019 Annual Meeting of the Trustees

May 28, 2019 – Chicago, Illinois
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7th Annual Ethics in Professional Practice Conference

We will again be holding this outstanding conference on the Endicott College Campus in Beverly, Massachusetts. Save-the-Date! Friday, August 2, 2019.

12th Annual Conference on Autism & Related Disorders in California

A one-day conference featuring leading experts in fields of Science, Special Education, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Our mission is to advance the scientific study of behavior and its humane application to the solution of practical problems, including the prevention and relief of human suffering.

Want to know more about the history of Behavioral Studies?

Janet S. Twyman, PhD, BCBA, LBA

Interview with Janet S. Twyman, PhD, BCBA, LBA

…my approach is the same: make sure the behavior is doable; ensure there’s motivation and environmental support; reduce or eliminate coercion; always look to the contingencies.

Interview with Ramona Houmanfar, PhD

“I tutored 40 kids when I was 9-12 years old. In college, I became passionate about…catering to children who could do better if we taught them better. Behavior analysis was the vehicle for me to make gains in education.”

Ronnie Detrich, PhD

Interview with Ronnie Detrich

“Behavior analysts should work on speaking to a broader audience in ways that the audience is receptive to and finding ways to disseminate and tell our story more effectively.”

Kennon "Andy" Lattal

Interview with Andy Lattal, PhD

“I am most proud of the 43 doctoral students I have trained, and the numerous sabbatical visitors who have spent time working with me. These people are the future of our field…”

Philip N. HIneline, PhD, BCBA-D

Interview with Philip Hineline, PhD

“While Skinner was a very nice guy he was often demonized. Many people only accept behavior analysis after they see the practical applications.”

Francis Mechner, PhD

Interview with Francis Mechner, PhD

“If you want to make advances in your field, don’t stay in the safe and fashionable middle, go for the edges.”

A. Charles Catania, PhD

Interview with Charles Catania, PhD

“We need to find more and better ways to educate the general public about our science.”

Rob Holdsambeck, EdD, LCP, BCBA-D

Interview with Rob Holdsambeck, PhD, BCBA‑D

“​Getting a child with Autism to communicate with signs, symbols or words when they previously used ‘meltdowns.’…I am happy that the company I created gives opportunities to these kids (and also lots of jobs to talented ABA professionals).”

Eitan Eldar, PhD, BCBA-D

Interview with Eitan Eldar, PhD, BCBA‑D

“We began an instructional program in 1990 with three students. Now there are over a hundred students and more than 10 staff in that program, plus a few other programs in Israel.”

Lori Ludwig, PhD

Interview with Lori Ludwig, PhD

“I’ve worked in a variety of industries including automotive, human services, non-profit, print, retail, and oil and gas across a range of companies, from global Fortune 500s, creative start-ups, to local small businesses.”

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Continuing Education

Through collaboration with the University of West Florida, Office of ABA, our Continuing Education course series is designed to provide instruction in a variety of areas of behavior analysis.

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Through collaboration with the The Applied Behavior Analysis Center (ABAC), we provide live, enhanced, and interactive continuing education and training on the evidence-based practices that support and help others.

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