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 #510
CE Offered: BACB
Disseminating Behavior Analysis: Novel Applications and Additional Avenues
Monday, May 29, 2017
5:00 PM–5:50 PM
Convention Center Mile High Ballroom 2C
Area: PRA/TBA; Domain: Translational
CE Instructor: Ryan Lee O'Donnell, M.S.
Chair: Ryan Lee O'Donnell (Institute of Meaningful Instruction, Bx+)
RYAN LEE O'DONNELL (Institute of Meaningful Instruction)
APRIL M. BECKER (The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)

Applied Behavior Science can be utilized to affect a wide range of socially significant behaviors across diverse populations. Breaking into and establishing the practice in ?novel? fields or applications is often discussed among behavior analysts, but can be an overwhelming task and can leave one confused about where exactly to begin. This panel seeks to address areas, practices, and populations that can benefit from applied behavior science, and to discuss approach and entry into interdisciplinary work. The presenters will discuss their own work in diversifying the recipients and proponents of behavioral technology outside traditional funding streams and applications, including: education, neuroscience, online learning, sports/exercise, and local government organizations. An emphasis on an experimental analysis for their varied approaches and data on the success of their ventures will be presented. Following will be an open discussion with attendees on inviting other perspectives and future directions and implications for applied behavior science.

Instruction Level: Intermediate
Keyword(s): Dissemination, Neuroscience, Novel Applications



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