Here is the call for posters for the upcoming 2nd Annual Convention of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts in Tampa, FL (April 12-14). Please note the January 15 deadline.
The ALABA Executive Committee is now considering proposals to form regional chapters whose activities are consistent with ALABA’s mission and goals. The proposal instructions are available here.
If you are interested in hosting an exhibitor table at the upcoming ALABA convention, please submit this application by September 28.
Only 1 more month until our 2012 convention. Updated registration and membership forms are now available in both online and downloadable versions.
The full convention schedule will be posted later this week. Until then, here’s a description of this year’s program.
Behavior analysts, counselors, and educators can earn up to 18 CEUs this year (workshops + Thur/Fri).
Glenwood, Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama has an opening for an Applied Behavior Analyst.
Title: Applied Behavior Analyst
Job Information Job Code: RS005
Job Category: Autism Services
Responsible for the programmatic behavior management services for individuals in Children’s Residential with Autism. Works collaboratively with Allan Cott School staff and Educational Services in designing, implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of plans. Conduct functional assessment methods, develop and promote behavior intervention plans, provide staff training.
Minimum Requirements: 21 years of age, MA/MS with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis. Two years exp. in the field of developmental disabilities, training in the area of behavior management, Board Certified Behavior Analyst preferred. Valid AL driver’s license and driving record acceptable to agency insurer, clearance with the Alabama Dept. of Human Resources Child Abuse/Neglect Registry, ABI/FBI Registry, the ability to acquire, perform and maintain certification in 1st Aid, CPR, MCS (Managing Crisis Safely) and Medication Assistance Certification (MAC).
How To Apply: Please send a resume with a cover sheet and the title of the job you are applying for to Rose Billingsley, Employment Specialist.
Note: Resumes and applications not completed and fail to list a job title will not be considered in the applicant pool. Also, applicants cannot be considered for more than one position at a time. Please list one position only.
■ Email: email@example.com
■ FAX: (205) 970-1224
■ Mail: 150 Glenwood Lane, Birmingham, AL 35242-5700
Contact Jeralyn Knight or Julia Zimmerman at (205) 969-2880 if you have questions about this position.
Glenwood, Inc. is a non profit organization incorporated in 1973 for the purpose of educating and treating individuals who are emotionally disturbed, mentally ill, and those diagnosed with autism. Glenwood is devoted to helping individuals reach their full potential and be productive members of society. Glenwood is located on 363 acres off Sicard Hollow Road in Birmingham, AL.
Milestones Behavior Consulting, llc
Now Hiring BCBA’s and BCaBA’s
Milestones Behavior Consulting, LLC provides ABA therapy and behavior analytic services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Developmental Disabilities in Birmingham, AL and surrounding areas including Montgomery. Milestones also contracts with school systems state-wide to provide ABA training to teachers and staff in the general and special education classroom settings. Our mission is to provide the most effective and ethical application of Applied Behavior Analysis. We rely on empirically based interventions and continuous data collection on each child’s progress. We are committed to the promotion of the rights of Children with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities and their families and we value client quality over quantity.
We provide the following services for every client tailored to meet their individual needs:
Skill Assessment: ABLLS, VBMAPP
Functional Behavior Assessment
Behavior Intervention Plan (Reduction)
Behavior Intervention Plan (Skill Acquisition)
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Development
Self Stimulatory Behavior
Self Help/Daily Living Skills
Verbal Behavior (Language/Communication)
All therapy sessions are conducted by a BCBA or BCaBA unless a Bachelor/Master level therapist working toward certification is requested and approved. Rates vary and are very competitive. Individual health insurance plans are available for full-time employees. Therapy sessions may be conducted in the home, at school (with administrative permission), in the community, or in any other approved location based on the child’s specific needs. We also contract with public and private schools. Weekly service recommendations shall be determined at the completion of the initial assessment. Parent training is required at least 4 hours per month in order to assure consistency with behavior plans. We are a Tricare ECHO approved provider.
For more information please visit www.milestonesaba.com or to inquire about employment/contractor positions with Milestones, please contact Ashlie Grill, MS, BCBA at (850)221-0924 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: ALABA does not endorse any particular company/service provider.
Click here for the Call for Papers for the Fall 2011 ALABA Convention in Birmingham. Please note that the submission deadline is July 1, 2011.
ALABA requests your assistance in designing our new T-shirt and slogan!
Guidelines and Restrictions
- Contest open to all ALABA members (at least one designer must be an ALABA member)
- Design/slogan must be your original, unpublished work
- Additionally, the design should:
- Be suitable for the front of a t-shirt
- Use a maximum of 3 colors
- Be a maximum of 10 in x 10 in
- Be sent as a PDF or JPEG file (the winner may be contacted for additional formats if necessary)
Judging and Prizes
- The top 3 designs will be selected by the ALABA Executive Committee and members will vote for their favorite design out of these 3 online until August 19, 2011
- The winner will be announced on September 1, 2011
- T-shirts with the winning design will be available for purchase at ALABA’s 20th Annual Convention in Birmingham on October 5-7, 2011
- 1st place will receive a free t-shirt and 50% off 2011 ALABA membership
- 2nd place will receive 25% off 2011 ALABA membership
- 3rd place will receive 15% off 2011 ALABA membership
Deadline: July 1, 2011
Click here for the full submission form.
1st Annual Massachusetts Association for Behavior Analysis Conference
Friday, March 11, 2011
Bentley College, 175 Forest St., Waltham, MA 02452
Aubrey Daniels, Ph.D., Aubrey Daniels Inc.
Aubrey Daniels is the world’s foremost authority on applying the scientifically-proven laws of human behavior to the workplace. For more than 30 years, Aubrey and his esteemed colleagues have helped the world’s leading organizations employ the timeless principles of behavioral science to re-energize the workplace, optimize performance and achieve lasting results.
David Wacker, Ph.D., Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa Children’s Hospital
Dr. Wacker’s clinical interests focus on the outpatient assessment of children and adults with severe problem behaviors. His research interests include Functional Analysis, Functional Communication Training, proactive treatment of severe challenging behaviors, early parental intervention of severe problem behaviors in home settings and sterotypical behaviors.
Keith Allen, Ph.D., BCBA-D., Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation, and Professor in Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Dr. Allen’s research and clinical interests include behavioral parent training, pain and stress-related disorders in children, autism spectrum
disorders, and management of everyday common childhood behavioral issues in school, home and primary
Please send conference registration and a check make payable to:
The MassABA now accepts credit cards
Conference Registration Fees (Deadline March 1, 2011)
Full Member: $100.00
Student Members: $30.00
Parent/Family members: $20.00
7 BACB CEs
Free Pizza Buffet Lunch