The New England Behavior Analyst

The New England Behavior Analyst – Now Available! The most current volume of The New England Behavior Analyst (NEBA), the biannual BABAT newsletter, is now available!  This Spring we encourage you to give your practice a refresh and consider collaborations and questions regarding the bigger picture! Representation, inclusion, and treatment for the entire person matters! “Whatever … Continued

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Seeking Student Representative

Looking to fill a 1-year appointment to the Board of Directors as a Student Representative BABAT is Massachusetts’ oldest and largest professional organization for behavior analysts. Our Board of Directors currently has an opening for a one-year appointed student representative. This is a non-voting position, but participation in monthly board meetings and committee involvement would … Continued

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Home-based Worker COVID-19 Vaccine – Important Update

ALERT FROM BABAT!   Update: January 21, 2021 BABAT is continually focused on monitoring developments for behavior analysts in Massachusetts.   BABAT has been working diligently along-side MASSCAP and MASSABA to urge the governor to include ABA providers in Phase I vaccine development. On 1/21/21, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services released a memo … Continued

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BABAT 2020: Archives Available

Registered Attendees of BABAT 2020: Thank you for attending the 2020 BABAT Conference! The archives for this event are now available. To view the archives click the “Watch Archives” button below. Please note: Access to the archives and evaluations will end on November 22, 2020 at 11:50 PM EST.  Please read below for tips on … Continued

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The New England Behavior Analyst

  The New England Behavior Analyst (NEBA), the biannual BABAT newsletter, is now available   In this issue, we highlight fostering Diversity and Inclusion with a special spotlight on Black Applied Behavior Analysts (BABA) and the wonderful work they are doing in the field to inspire us all to do better!    Be sure to … Continued

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Advertise at BABAT 2020

Are you interested in advertising at the BABAT 2020 Virtual Conference? The BABAT conference’s virtual format will allow you to reach BCBAs and students of behavior analysis around the world. Our different options will get your company’s name and information out to all of our attendees and we also have options to interact with attendees … Continued

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2020 STUDENT AWARD SUBMISSIONS

Submissions for the student awards are available for the 2020 conference. Please see information in the documents below for information on submitting your paper or research project. There are two separate awards available this year.   2020 BABAT Student Paper Competition Submission Deadline: June 19, 2020 2020 BF Skinner Foundation-BABAT Student Research Award Submission Deadline: … Continued

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The Jerry Shook Practitioner Award 2020

The Jerry Shook Practitioner Award 2020 Nominations due:  August 31, 2020   Dr. Jerry Shook founded the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) that has established a professional identity for ABA practitioners. In his memory, we recognize the work of an outstanding Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) each year at the BABAT conference. If you, a … Continued

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The New England Behavior Analyst, Volume 17

Click here to check out the most recent edition of The New England Behavior Analyst! This edition includes articles highlighting Collaboration!  Here is a sneak peak of articles and other content …  A Letter from Stacie Bancroft, BABAT President  BABAT Service Recognition Awards 2019 BABAT Conference Survey Results Member Highlight: Dr. Mark J. Palmieri An … Continued

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Looking for Volunteers!

Opportunity to Volunteer with BABAT! BABAT is currently looking for interested candidates to join some of our committees. Committee Members are essential to the work that we do. Committee Members work as part of a collaborative group under the leadership of a BABAT director. We welcome anyone who wants to get involved. You never know … Continued

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Looking for Student Representative

BABAT: Massachusetts Professionals in Behavior Analysts BABAT is looking to fill a 1-year appointment to the Board of Directors as a Student Representative BABAT is Massachusetts oldest and largest professional organization for behavior analysts. Our Board of Directors currently has an opening for a one-year appointed student representative. This is a non-voting position, but participation … Continued

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2020 BABAT BOARD NOMINATIONS

Elections are currently being held for President, Membership Director, and two ‘Member-at-Large’ positions on the BABAT Board. Full Members were sent an email (with a link from Survey Monkey) encouraging their participation in electronic voting.  Please note that it is important for all BABAT Full Members to cast their vote (even for individuals who are … Continued

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2020 BABAT Board Nomination: Membership Director

Election for Membership Director   Dr. Laura Dudley is running unopposed for the open Membership Director position on the BABAT Board. See below for more information about Dr. Dudley.    Laura Dudley, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA BIO: Laura Dudley serves as Associate Clinical Professor and Program Director for the Applied Behavior Analysis programs at Northeastern University. … Continued

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2020 BABAT Board Nominations: Member-at-Large

Election for Member-at-Large Nominations   Below are bios and statements of interest for three individuals who are being considered for two available ‘Member-at-Large’ director positions on the BABAT board.  Bios and statements are presented in alphabetical order by the nominee’s last name.   HELENA MAGUIRE, M.S., LABA, BCBA BIO:   Helena Maguire serves as the Executive … Continued

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2020 BABAT Board Nomination: President

Dr. Stacie Bancroft is running unopposed for the open President position on the BABAT board. See more information about Dr. Bancroft below. Election for President Stacie Bancroft, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA Bio: Dr. Bancroft has worked at the New England Center for Children (NECC) for the past 19 years. She received her master’s degree in Behavior … Continued

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The New England Behavior Analyst – Vol 16

Click here to check out the most recent edition of The New England Behavior Analyst! This edition includes …  A holiday message from Stacie Bancroft, BABAT President  The 2019 BABAT Student Poster Award Winner The 2019 BABAT Student Research Award Winner  An Update from the Student Relations Committee A BABAT Membership Update Results from the 8th Annual BABAT … Continued

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Call for Nominations 2020

Nominations must be submitted by January 3, 2020 – see below for more information. Consider nominating yourself or a colleague to join the leadership of Massachusetts’ Professional Organization for Behavior Analysts. This is a great opportunity to provide service to your profession and to help support and advocate for behavior analysis in our state Nominations … Continued

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Training Related to Domestic Violence

Massachusetts has passed a new law that requires licensed behavior analysts (along with many other licensed human service providers) to complete training on the issue of domestic violence. This will be a required component of the renewal cycle starting with the current cycle and a requirement for new applicants.   Here is a link to … Continued

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BABAT 2019 – Sundberg Handouts

Click below to access handouts from Mark Sundberg’s workshop:  VB-MAPP Generative Learning Form 9-28-19 Michael, Palmer, & Sundberg 2011 Miguel_2018 Sundberg BABAT workshop 9-29-19 Sundberg, Sundberg, & Michael, 2018 

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2019 BABAT Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award

Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award Proposal Deadline: August 31, 2019   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 … Continued

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The Jerry Shook Practitioner Award

The Jerry Shook Practitioner Award 2019 Nominations due:  August 31, 2019   Dr. Jerry Shook founded the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) that has established a professional identity for ABA practitioners. In his memory, we recognize the work of an outstanding Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) each year at the BABAT conference. If you, a … Continued

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2019 Student Awards

2019 Student Award Applications

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Advertise at BABAT 2019!

At this time, all sponsorship packages have been sold.  For any questions about advertising, please contact advertising@babat.org  

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Notice of Public Hearing

Action Alert:  MassHealth Notice of Public Hearing    The BABAT Board and BABAT Professional Practice Committee (PPC) would like to make members aware of the attached Notice of Public Hearing.  This notice is in regards to rates of payment for ABA services through MassHealth, as issued by EOHHS (101 CMR 358.00).  In summary, the rates … Continued

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BABAT Provides Testimony

Representatives from BABAT recently attended a public hearing on April 25, 2019 pertaining to proposed amendments to DDS regulation 115 CMR 5.00.  At that time, BABAT submitted written comment on behalf of BABAT’s membership as well as in support of the larger ABA community.  See BABAT’s written testimony: BABAT Testimony 115 CMR DDS Regs  See additional … Continued

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February 2019 Newsletter

To view the 15th volume of The New England Behavior Analyst, the biannual newsletter published by BABAT, please click here.

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2019 Nominations for
Student Relations Director

Voting will take place 2/25/19 – 2/28/19.  Check your email for a ballot.   Below are bios for two individuals who are being considered for one available ‘Student Relations Director’ position on the BABAT board. Members will receive instructions on how to vote in the coming weeks. Bios are presented in alphabetical order by the nominee’s … Continued

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2019 BABAT
Nomination for Clerk

Voting will take place 2/25/19 – 2/28/19.  Check your email for a ballot.   Aimee Courtemanche is running unopposed for the open Clerk position on the BABAT board. See more information about Ms. Courtemanche below.   AIMEE COURTEMANCHE BIO: Aimee Courtemanche is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) in the … Continued

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Call for Nominations 2019

MASSACHUSETTS PROFESSIONALS IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS WWW.BABAT.ORG CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2019 Nominations are being sought for the following elected offices: Clerk, Membership Director, Student Relations Director. Each position carries a three-year appointment, from March 2019-February 2022. Directors enjoy full voting rights on all voting matters, contribute to decision making during all Board meetings, and may participate … Continued

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Call for Nominations 2019

MASSACHUSETTS PROFESSIONALS IN BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS WWW.BABAT.ORG CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2019 Nominations are being sought for the following elected offices: Clerk, Membership Director, Student Relations Director. Each position carries a three-year appointment, from March 1, 2019- February 28, 2022. Directors enjoy full voting rights on all voting matters, contribute to decision making during all Board meetings, … Continued

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Letter from the BABAT President

Dear BABAT Community, We are one day away from the 39th annual BABAT Conference. As you may know, we reached capacity for this year’s conference in 30 minutes. We were pleased to be able to offer a 1-day limited registration for a few hundred additional attendees, and we are thrilled to have started a live … Continued

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August 2018 Newsletter

Please click here to view The New England Behavior Analyst – Volume 14, August 2018.  

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August 2018 Newsletter

Please click to view The New England Behavior Analyst – Volume 14, August 2018.  

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2018 Jerry Shook Practitioner Award

Dr. Jerry Shook (1948-2011) Due: 8/17/18    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 … Continued

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2018 BABAT Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award

2018 BABAT Behavior Change for a Sustainable World Research Award Proposal Deadline: August 17, 2018   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 … Continued

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Message from BABAT Board of Directors

Like many within the behavior analytic community, the BABAT Board of Directors were disheartened to learn of the disparaging remarks made during the keynote address at CalABA’s recent conference. In response, the BABAT Board recently met and discussed how to support our members as well as the larger behavior analytic community. Before offering our response … Continued

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February 2018 Newsletter

Please click here to view The New England Behavior Analyst – Volume 14, February 2018.    

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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

Please click to view The New England Behavior Analyst – Volume 13, August 2017  

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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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