2015 Regional Conference on Behavior Analysis

February 26 - March 1, 2015

Westin Galleria
5060 W Alabama St
Houston, TX 77056 (map)

(713) 960-8100

Room rate is $149 per night for rooms reserved before Feb. 5th at 5pm

The conference hotel sells out quickly. Make your reservations today!

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Registration Prices
Entire Conference $150 $180
Students Entire Conference $65 $75

On-site registration won't 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 registrations, or after pre-registration deadline (Jan 31st).

Cost includes entire conference attendance and Affiliate/Full or Student membership

Conference Program Archive
2015 Conference Registration

Pre-registration ended January 31st. On-site Registration will be available.

2015 Schedule Overview

Schedule Details

Thursday, February 26

Jobs & University Fair / Welcome Reception

6 to 9pm

Attendees may pick up their badges or register, attend a jobs & university fair, enjoy hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar, and socialize with presenters and other TxABA members.

Friday, February 27

Autism Track

3 BACB CEs for each presentation

  • SungWoo Kahng: The Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior: Practice and Research (Morning - 3 hrs)
  • Tina Sidener: Best Practices for Toilet Training Children with Autism (Afternoon - 3 hrs)

General Track

3 BACB CEs for each presentation

  • Darlene Crone-Todd: A behavior analysis of higher-order thinking (Morning - 3 hrs)
  • Christina Alligood: How Do They Do That?: An introduction to operant conditioning at the zoo (Afternoon - 3 hrs)

Professional Track

3 BACB CEs for each presentation

  • Peter Sturmey: OBM Workshop (Morning - 3 hrs)
  • Peter Sturmey: Restraint Reduction Workshop (Afternoon - 3 hrs)

Research Track

1 BACB CE for each presentation except where noted

  • Claudia Dozier: On the Concept of Attention as a Reinforcer
  • Leonard Green: Impulsivity, Impatience, and Risk Taking: How Many Impulsivities? A Discounting Perspective
  • Timothy Hackenberg: Working with and for one another: Toward an experimental analysis of social behavior
  • Sarah Lechago: Emergent Responding in Verbal Behavior
  • Drake Morgan: Behavioral and pharmacological effects of novel serotonin compounds -- NO CES AVAILABLE FOR THIS PRESENTATION

Saturday, February 28

Autism Track

1 BACB CE hour for each presentation

  • Bridget Taylor: Improving the Observational Learning Skills of Children with Autism
  • Ruth Anne Rehfeldt: Applications of the Derived Stimulus Relations Research Program to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
  • Tina Sidener: Establishing Natural Reinforcer Control in Children with Autism
  • Karen Toussaint: The Measurement and Enhancement of Rapport between Therapists and Children with Autism
  • SungWoo Kahng: Facts and Fictions about the Functional Analysis of SIB

General Track

1 BACB CE hour for each presentation

  • Darlene Crone-Todd: Behavior Analysis Through Science Fiction
  • Edward K. Morris: The Father of Applied Behavior Analysis in Autism: Charles B. Ferster
  • Sigrid Glenn: Behavior Streams, Units, and Repertoires: Implications for Theory and Practice
  • Christina Alligood: The Zoo and You: Why behavior analysts should be interested in zoological institutions
  • Scott Gaynor: Behavior therapy for youth depression: Theory, methods, mechanisms, and outcomes

Professional Track

1 BACB CE hour for each presentation except where noted

  • Lorri Unumb: Affordable Care Act & Insurance -- NO CES AVAILABLE FOR THIS PRESENTATION
  • James Carr: Recent Developments at the Behavior Analyst Certification Board
  • Deborah Grossett & Shawn Fleck: Panel on DSM V (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed.)
  • Jennifer Kaut: Young Adults with Autism Transitioning to Post Secondary Options: How ABA is becoming a Crucial Part of It
  • Joanne Gerenser: Applied Behavior Analysis and Speech Language Pathology: Bridging the Gap to Enhance Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sunday, March 1

Professional Track

3 BACB CE hours for each presentation

  • Joanne Gerenser: Meeting the Needs of Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Issues and Considerations (8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Deborah Grossett: Ethics in Everyday Practice of Behavior Analysis (1:30 pm - 4:30 pm)