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Florida Tech to Host Seminar on Organizational Behavior Analysis

Daylong Event set for Feb. 13 at Denius Student Center

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Florida Institute of Technology’s Behavior Analysis Student Association, in coordination with the School of Behavior Analysis, will host, “OBM in Practice: Improving Staff Performance in Human Service Settings,” from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 in the Hartley Room at the Denius Student Center on Florida Tech’s Melbourne campus.

The conference will focus on how organizational behavior management (OBM) techniques can be used to increase employee performance, treatment integrity and client satisfaction in a wide variety of human service settings, including schools, autism centers, adult day training facilities, eldercare facilities and daycare facilities.

The conference is appropriate for a variety of attendees, from practicing behavior analysts of all levels seeking to maintain their certification to those managing staff members in human service settings.

“Anyone looking to increase the performance of their staff members through the use of scientifically validated behavior analysis techniques would benefit from attending this conference,” said Sarah Foley, outreach supervisor in Florida Tech’s Office of Continuing Education.

Featured speakers for this conference include Florida Tech professor Sigurdur Sigurdsson as well as Dennis Reid, Clair St. Peter, Ray Miltenberger and Florence DiGennaro Reed, all renowned practitioners and researchers in the field of behavior analysis and OBM.

Conference admission includes continental breakfast, a buffet lunch and afternoon refreshments, as well as the option to purchase continuing education (CE) units for the Behavior Analysis Certification Board. This conference will also be streamed online, and is available with or without CE units.

Online registration is $90 with CE units, $55 without. On-site registration is $85 with CE units, $50 without. Students may attend for $20.

For more information and to register, visit www.fit.edu/bst/programs/autism/basa2015.php.

These workshops are presented in partnership between Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc. is a BACB®-approved provider of Type II Continuing Education hours (Provider Number OP-02-0023).


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