2019 Convention

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  • What: 2019 APBA Convention
  • When: April 11-13, 2019 (meetings and pre-convention workshops April 11; full program April 12-13)
  • Where: Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave., Atlanta, GA
  • Costs: See Fees for information about convention registration fees and other costs
  • Program: The full convention agenda will be posted under the Program tab when ready. Preliminary information will be posted there in the meantime. 
  • Registration:  When registration opens (late December/early January), a link will be available under the Register tab above. At present there is no functioning registration link. 

The annual Association of Professional Behavior Analysts convention is the premier conference on the science-based practice of applied behavior analysis (ABA). As in previous years, the program for the 2019 convention will comprise presentations by carefully selected invited speakers combined with peer-reviewed research symposia, panel discussions, panel presentations, posters, and student papers. The convention will also provide multiple opportunities for social and professional networking in one convenient, congenial setting.

Invited presentations include

Keynote addresses (titles subject to change)

Internet-Based Interventions for Health Behaviors -- Jesse Dallery, University of Florida

Performance Management in ABA Service Settings -- Florence DiGennaro Reed, University of Kansas

Status and Future of Health Insurance Coverage of ABA Services for ASD -- Lorri Unumb, Autism Speaks

Workshops and tutorials on the new CPT codes for adaptive behavior services, health insurance billing and compliance, functional analysis of challenging behavior, strategic planning for ABA agencies, ethics, telepractice of ABA, negotiating contracts with health plans, measuring the fiscal health of your agency, supervision and mentoring, teaching children with ASD to cooperate with medical procedures, licensure of behavior analysts, behavioral economics, professionalism, scientifically supported intervention procedures, and more!  

See the Program tab for other preliminary information, and for the full convention program when that has been finalized. 

BACB Type 2 CEUs will be available for most oral presentations. 


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