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.


43rd Annual Convention; Denver, CO; 2017

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Panel #244
CE Offered: BACB
Collaborating to Prepare High-Quality Future Behavior Analysts
Sunday, May 28, 2017
11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Convention Center 304
Area: TBA; Domain: Service Delivery
CE Instructor: Christine Hoffner Barthold, Ph.D.
Chair: Christine Hoffner Barthold (George Mason University)
CHERYL A. YOUNG-PELTON (Montana State University in Billings)

The main purpose of this panel is to disseminate information and share our experience related to the development and implementation of collaborative and distance programs intended to prepare future behavior analysts. We will discuss the importance of creating programs that reach underserved areas and the critical aspects related to the implementation, organization, and development of collaborative behavior analytic preparation programs. We will also highlight the importance of reaching out to a variety of students including those in underserved areas. Benefits and challenges related to creating collaborative and distance arrangements will be presented. The interactive format of the panel will provide the opportunity for an in-depth analysis of the evolution and organization of existing collaborative and distance-education partnerships offering behavior-analytic preparation programs that will lead to creative ideas and practical solutions for the advancement of such programs.

Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): Collaboration, Distance Education, Provider Preparation



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