2017 BABAT Student Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 BABAT Student Award Winners!   Winner of 2017 BABAT Student Paper Award Title: Using Equivalence-Based Instruction to Teach the Visual Analysis of Graphs Student: Bryan J. Blair School: Endicott College Advisor: Dr. Michael Dorsey   Winner of 2017 BF Skinner Foundation/BABAT Student Research Competition Title: Habit Reversal Therapy for Stereotypic Movements … Continued

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FREE Professional Practice WORKSHOPS at BABAT 2017!

This year at the 2017 BABAT conference, BABAT, MassCAP, and NCAAS will be co-sponsoring a professional practice series. The series includes 3 events which address a variety of issues that practitioners and companies providing insurance funded ABA services in MA face.  The events this year include:   Workshop 1: Becoming an Expert on CPT Codes … Continued

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AUGUST 2017 NEWSLETTER

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2017 BABAT Behavior Change for Sustainable World Research Award

Deadline for submitting research proposal to BABAT on environmental sustainability has been extended to August 1, 2017! In a little less than 1 month (June30th) the deadline for submitting a research proposal to BABAT on environmental sustainability is due. We want to encourage you to submit a proposal for review on this very important topic. As … Continued

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Feb 2017 Newsletter

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2017 Jerry Shook Practitioner Award

Dr. Jerry Shook (1948-2011) Due: 9/1/17  Dr. Jerry Shook founded the Behavior Analyst Certification Board that has established a professional identity for ABA practitioners. In his memory, we recognize the work of an outstanding Board Certified Behavior Analyst each year at the BABAT conference.   If you, a colleague, or someone you supervise is making … Continued

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2017 BABAT Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award

Application deadline: June 30, 2017 Purpose: To support research that uses behavior analysis concepts and principles to promote sustainable practices/environmentally friendly behavior change. To facilitate the establishment of a defined field of behavior analytic research with a primary goal of increasing understanding of human behavior as it relates to environmental preservation. To disseminate empirically demonstrated effective … Continued

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2017 Student Award Submissions Now Open

Submissions for the student awards are now available for the 2017 conference. Please see information in the documents below for information on submitting your paper, project, or poster for consideration. There are three separate awards available this year. 2017 BF Skinner Foundation Student Poster Competition 2017 BF Skinner Foundation Student Research Award 2017 BABAT Student … Continued

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BABAT 2017 Call For Papers

Note: The submission site is not open yet. Updates will be added here once it becomes available on 3/6/17. Information for submitting symposia, workshops, etc. for the BABAT 2017 conference is now available. See the PDF linked below. 2017 Call For Papers Start your submission at https://submissions.ceuhelper.com between March 6th and May 1st (or August 1st … Continued

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Professional Practice Update – Adaptive Behavior Assessment and Treatment Codes

Professional Practice Update Changes to Adaptive Behavior Assessment and Treatment Codes Presented at February 2017 CPT Meeting  BABAT’s Professional Practice Committee has a vested interest in matters related to the professional practice of Applied Behavior Analysis in New England.  The following message may be of interest to our members providing insurance-funded ABA services. Questions regarding … Continued

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2017 BABAT President Nominations

Dr. Stacie Bancroft is running unopposed for the open President position on the BABAT board. See more information about Dr. Bancroft below. Go to Member-at-Large Nomination Bios Election for President Stacie Bancroft, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA Bio: Dr. Stacie Bancroft received her Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from Western New England University, where she currently serves as … Continued

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Winter 2017 – Member-at-Large Nominee Bios

Go to Presidential Nomination Bio Voting has started and will close on Feb 28th. Check your email for a ballot. Below are bios for six individuals who are being considered for two available ‘Member at Large’ positions on the BABAT board. Members will receive instructions on how to vote in the coming weeks. Bios are … Continued

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BABAT Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award (2016)

Purpose: To support research using behavior analysis concepts and principles to promote sustainable practices/environmentally friendly behavior change. Any applied, basic, or translational study to be conducted with a primary goal of increasing understanding of human behavior and environmental preservation/enhancement is eligible for consideration.  Amount: $500 Duration of Project: Maximum 1 year from time of award Eligibility: Any … Continued

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2016 Annnual Conference Supplementary Materials

Some of our presenters have elected to provide supplementary materials online. Those materials will be available on this page. E. SCOTT GELLER (Virginia Tech) KEYNOTE ADDRESS—Making a Difference with Applied Behavioral Science: Actively Caring for People Download: E Scott Geller-Seven Life Lessons Cathleen Piazza (University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Munroe-Meyer Institute) Download: Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders-Basic … Continued

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Nominations for 2016/2017

Please see the information sheet linked below for nominations to open positions on the BABAT Board for 2016/2017. Nominations Package for 2016/17

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2016/2017 Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of volunteer positions at BABAT available for 2016/2017. Complete the form below if you are interested in any of the listed opportunities. Download: BABAT 2016/2017 Volunteer Opportunities List or see information below form Committees with Volunteer Opportunities Available Invited Speaker’s Coordinator; Election Committee Task/Projects Available Qualities for Ideal Volunteer Help coordinate a … Continued

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2016 BABAT Conference Info

We are excited to have many of you join us for the 2016 Annual BABAT Conference. For those of you on the waitlist, UMass Amherst will be following up with you about the status of your registration. The BABAT Board is continuing to explore larger venues so that everyone can attend in the future. For … Continued

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August 2016 Newsletter

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February 2016 Newsletter

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2016 Jerry Shook Practitioner Award Nominations

Form available below and is due on 9/2/16. Dr. Shook’s founding of the BACB established a professional identity for ABA practitioners that have made it possible for an unlimited number of individuals to benefit from behavioral services. It is in his memory that we recognize the work of an outstanding BCBA Practitioner in New England. If … Continued

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BABAT 2016 Submissions Now Open

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2016 Annual BABAT conference. Please see the link below to submit your paper, workshop, symposium, etc. https://secure.babat.org/2016/cfp For more information, check the Call for Papers.    

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2016 Student Award Submissions Now Open

Submissions for the student awards are now available for the 2016 conference. Please see information in the documents below for information on submitting your paper, project, or poster for consideration. There are three separate awards available this year. 2016 BABAT Student Paper Competition 2016 BF Skinner Foundation-BABAT Student Poster Competition 2016 BF Skinner Foundation-BABAT Student … Continued

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Welcome to the Updated BABAT Website

Thanks for visiting our updated website! We hope you enjoy the fresh coat of paint. First, a quick shout out to CopterLabs for their help developing our new site. Second, this is just the start. BABAT’s mission for the website is to create an online community for behavior analysts in the Northeast. In the next iteration … Continued

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Resources for Hurley’s Presentation at BABAT 2015

Please see below for some resources associated with Anne Hurley’s talk on “Clinical Perspectives on Autism Spectrum Disorders: More Questions than Answers” at the BABAT 2015 Annual Conference. The talk will be held from 1:00p – 1:50p on Friday, October 16th, 2015 in Room 163. Final-BABATHandout-Anne Desnoyers Hurley 2006-Leyfer-et-al-comorbid-disorders1 2011BaronCodhenXchromosome BaronCohenExtMaleBrainTheory LevitasAskDocLancet2008

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Liscensure Application Available

Great news! The Governor’s Office has approved the final regulations for Behavior Analyst licensing.  The application is available at http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/mh/ Licenses will start being issued after June 5th although applications will be accepted before that date. Download: Licensure Update November 2014 Important Note: If you apply now, you will need to renew in December. This may be necessary … Continued

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