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ABACLive Webinar with Matt Tincani, PhD, BCBA-D

March 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Presented through the ABACLive Cambridge Center Series. Helping those who help others, one live webinar at a time.

Matt Tincani, PhD, BCBA-D presents: “Conducting and Appraising Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses of ABA Research”

Thursday, March 12, 2020
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  (Eastern/NY)

This event is FREE for the general public.* Or available for the discounted price of $65 with 3 BACB® CEUs (Learning).

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Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are valuable tools to explore research questions about the effectiveness of ABA interventions. Systematic reviews employ strategies to carefully cull the research literature to answer specific questions, whereas meta-analyses aggregate the effects of interventions across multiple studies. In this webinar, Dr. Tincani will overview the rationale and strategies for appraising and conducting systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Specifically, he will discuss the kinds of research questions appropriate for systematic reviews and meta-analyses, current best practices for extracting studies, and strategies for data aggregation and analysis, with a specific focus on single-case research. Issues related to preregistration, publication bias, and the pros and cons of various statistical methods will be explored.

Learning Objectives:

Participants will be able to identify the importance of systematic reviews and meta-analyses for appraising ABA research.

Participants will be able to identify research questions appropriate for a systematic review or meta-analysis.

Participants will identify strategies for extracting studies and aggregating data for systematic reviews and meta-analyses.

Participants will identify advantages and disadvantages of non-overlap and statistical methods for aggregating single-case findings.

*This event is FREE for the general public. For those that want a certificate of completion for continuing education credits please purchase the discounted CEs. This event is being offered at the discounted ABACLive Cambridge Center Series price for CEUs (Learning). (Register on ABAC website.) Behavior Analysts may earn continuing education for viewing the live event or recording.Behavior Analysts: 3 CEUs (Learning) (Visit ABAC website for complete information.)

The ABACLive Cambridge Center Series of webinars are presented by Board of Directors, Trustees, Advisors, Senior Fellows of the prestigious Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.

The ABACLive Cambridge Center Series is the result of a collaboration between The Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies (CCBS) and The Applied Behavior Analysis Center, Inc (ABAC) designed to make behavioral health education accessible to the global community of professionals working to make a positive difference in the lives of others.

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