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Contemporary Developments in Behavior Analysis

Please join us for the annual conference hosted by the Department of Behavior Analysis at Simmons College.

Our conference is designed to provide Special Educators, Speech-Language Pathologists, Parents, Practitioners, Psychologists, Board Certified Behavior Analysts, Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts, and graduate students the opportunity to learn about applied and theoretical issues relevant to their work as educators and clinicians.

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Time: 5:00-7:00pm

Location: Kotzen Meeting Room, Simmons College, Boston

Format: Roundtable/ Panel Discussions.

Saturday, July 19th, 2014

Time: 9:00-3:45pm

Location: Paresky Conference Center, Simmons College, Boston

Format: Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, and Poster Sessions.

Topic - Shaping as a Crucial Component of Incidental Teaching
Chair: Dr. Ronald Allen
Presenter: Gail G. McGee, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Emory Autism Center

Topic - Considering an Expanded Definition of Stimulus Equivalence
Chair: Dr. Russell W. Maguire
Presenter: Carol Pilgrim, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Topic - A Comparison of Behavioral Intervention Based on Developmental and Functional Curricula
Chair: Dr. Gretchen A. Dittrich
Presenter: Patrick McGreevy, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor for the Behavior Analysis Program at the Florida Institute of Technology

Lunch Keynote
Carol Pilgrim, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology for the University of North Carolina at Wilmington

  • 5.5 CEU'S - BCBA or BCaBA
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Parking

For Questions, please email 2014 Behavior Analysis Conference at baconference@simmons.edu.

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