2014 Regional Conference on Behavior Analysis

February 20 - 23, 2014

Embassy Suites San Antonio Riverwalk-Downtown
125 E Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78205 (map)

(210) 226-9000

All standard rooms at the conference hotel have been booked (upgrades may still be available at a higher cost).

Overflow hotel: Hotel Valencia Riverwalk San Antonio

  • Room rate of $159 per night is available through February 2, or until the hotel sells out of standard rooms
  • Make reservations online or by calling 866-842-0100
  • Reservations at Hotel Valencia are non-refundable
Exhibitor and Advertiser Applications
Registration Prices
PRE-REGISTER ON-SITE
Entire Conference* $150 $180
Students Entire Conference* (with Student ID) $65 $75
Saturday Only** $75 $100
Students Saturday Only** $55 $65

On-site registration will not be available if the conference sells out during pre-registration.

Organizations sending groups of 10 or more workshop attendees will receive a discount of $10/person by pre-registering. Not available for student or Saturday Only registrations, or after pre-registration deadline (Feb 9th).

*Cost includes Friday workshops, Saturday presentations, Sunday workshop, and Affiliate/Full or Student membership

**Cost includes Saturday presentations and Affiliate/Full or Student membership

BACB Continuing Education Information

Continuing Education credits will be available at the conference for $5 each.

Please visit the CE table on-site as soon as you arrive at the conference to register for CEs. You will need to obtain a sign in/sign out sheet before the presentations begin. You will also need to present a valid form of identification each time you enter and exit a presentation.

Forms will be processed within 2 weeks of the conference, at which point you will receive an email notification from TxABA. Payments must be received within 6 weeks of the conference.

Conference Program Archive
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On site registration will be available for everything except the BACB-Compliant Supervisor Training Workshops. Check the Program Schedule for registration times.

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Schedule Overview

Schedule Details

Friday, February 21

Autism Track

3 BACB CEs for each presentation

  • Alice Shillingsburg: Ethical Considerations for Behavior Analysts Working with Children with Developmental Disabilities (Morning)
  • Thomas Higbee: Promoting independence in individuals with autism and related disabilities using photographic activity schedules (Afternoon)

General Track

3 BACB CEs for each presentation

  • Heather McGee and Julie Slowiak: Process Mapping and Diagnostic Workshop (Morning)
  • Alan Poling: An overview of behavioral pharmacology (Afternoon)

Professional Track

6 BACB CEs for this presentation

  • Karen Wagner: BACB-Compliant Supervisor Training (6 hours) FULL

Research Track

1 BACB CE for each presentation

  • Federico Sanabria and Elizabeth Watterson: On measuring response inhibition capacity
  • Amy Odum: Delay Discounting across Commodities
  • Ray Pitts: Methylphenidate and impulsive choice: Identifying potential behavioral mechanisms
  • Susan Schneider: Operant principles everywhere: Interdisciplinary behavior analysis and the future of our field
  • Kennon A. Lattal: On becoming a reinforcer

Saturday, February 22nd

Autism Track

1 BACB CE hour for each presentation

  • Thomas Higbee: Current research on promoting spontaneous language and social behavior in children with autism using script training and fading
  • David Richman: Emergence, early intervention, and prevention of self-injury exhibited by very young children with moderate to profound developmental delays
  • Alice Shillingsburg: The importance of motivation in interventions for children with ASD
  • Tristram Smith: Evolution of research on interventions for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Implications for behavior analysts
  • Timothy Vollmer: The role of behavior analysis in autism treatment

General Track

1 BACB CE hour for each presentation

  • Jesse Dallery: Behavior analysis, technology, and the super-convergence
  • James Johnston What do ABA practitioners need to know about radical behaviorism?
  • Heather McGee: Organizational growth: Control or chaos?
  • Shala Ala'i-Rosales: An ounce of prevention
  • Alan Poling: Using scent-detecting pouched rats to detect landmines and human tuberculosis: Research and practice

Professional Track

1 BACB CE hour for each presentation

  • Gina Green: Will Behavior Analysis Resolve Its Identity Crisis?
  • Jeanne Donaldson: Time-out with Young Children
  • Sharon Reeve: Establishing a Generalized Repertoire of Social Skills
  • Karen Wagner: Supervision is Not Population-Specific
  • Panel on Insurance Billing in Texas: Wesley Dotson, Kelle Wood Rich, Kate Johnson-Patagoc

Sunday, February 23rd

Autism Track

3 BACB CEs for this presentation

  • Alice Shillingsburg: Ethical Considerations for Behavior Analysts Working with Children with Developmental Disabilities (Morning)

Professional Track

6 BACB CEs for this presentation

  • Karen Wagner: BACB-Compliant Supervisor Training (6 hours) FULL

    To be put on a wait list for either section of the BACB-Compliant Supervisor Training, please email txaba@txaba.org.