Convention Schedule

22nd Annual Convention Schedule of Events

October 2 – 4, 2013  -  Doubletree Hotel - Birmingham, AL

Wednesday, October 2 – Workshop Day (6 CE hours available)

  • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.: Functional Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behavior (Dr. Jeffrey Tiger, BCBA-D, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
  • 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Helping School-Age Students With Autism Succeed in Regular Classrooms (Dr. William Heward, BCBA-D, The Ohio State University)

Thursday, October 3 – Convention Day 1 (5.5 CE hours available, including 1 hour in Ethics)

  • 8:30 – 9:20 a.m.: Behavior Change for a Sustainable World: Ultimate Challenge and Opportunity for Behavior Analysts (Keynote Speaker, Dr. William Heward)
  • 9:30 – 10:50 a.m.: Addressing Difficult-to-Treat Aberrant Behavior Displayed by Adolescents with Autism in Classroom Settings (Robin Landa, MS; Janna Strickland, MS; Renea Rose, MS; Kelly Mize, MS: Glenwood, Inc.)
  • 11:00 – 11:50 a.m.: Treatment of Problem Behavior Maintained by Automatic Reinforcement (Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jeffrey Tiger)
  • 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.: Status on Laws and Regulations of the Practice of ABA in Alabama (Panel Discussion with Dr. Paige McKerchar, Senator Cam Ward, Dr. Bama Hager, and Anna McConnell)
  • 3:00 - 3:50 p.m.: Training Parents to Work with Their Children at Home: Four Practical Strategies (Keynote Speaker, Dr. Jill Dardig)
  • 4:00 - 4:50 p.m.: Book Signing with Keynote Speakers

Friday, October 4 – Convention Day 2 (5 CE hours available, including 1 hour in Ethics)

  • 8:30 – 9:20 a.m.: ALABA Business Meeting
  • 9:30 – 10:20 a.m.: Differential Effects of Antecedent Manipulations on Work Completion and Off-Task Behavior of 5th Grade Students With and Without Behavior Disorders in an Inclusive Classroom (Dr. David Bicard, Behavior Analysts of Central Alabama)
  • 10:30 – 11:20 a.m.: The Science of Consequences (Dr. Susan Schneider, University of the Pacific)
  • 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.: A Day in the Life a School Consultant: Taking Public Schools by Storm with Behavior Analysis (Heather Jones, MS, The Learning Tree, Inc)
  • 2:00 – 2:50 p.m.: Workplace Ethics: Not Oxymoronic (Dr. Michael Rohr, Behavioral and Counseling Services, LLC)
  • 3:00 – 3:50 p.m.: Presidential Address (Leigh Ann Strain, MS, The Learning Tree)