May Institute

May Institute BABAT Presentations, 2017
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10/9/17

 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

12:30 PM  
Workshop: Ethics in the Workplace
RICHARD B. GRAFF (May Institute)

Thursday, October 12, 2017

9:00 AM  
Workshop: Creating Free and Customizable Electronic Data Collection Systems - No Advanced Computer Skills Necessary
PAUL HEERING (May Institute)

1:00 PM  
Tutorial: Research Ethics and the IRB Process
RICHARD B. GRAFF (May Institute)

2:00 PM  
Panel Discussion: So You Want To Make a Difference? Consider a Career in Adult Services.

Chair: CYNTHIA ANDERSON (May Institute)

Panelists: FLORENCE DIGENNARO-REED (University of Kansas), MARGARET WALSH (May Institute), & JACLYN CAPORALE (May Institute)

3:30 PM  
Workshop: Recognizing and Dealing with Everyday Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace
RICHARD B. GRAFF (May Institute)

5:00 PM  
Murray Sidman Award Presentation

Chair: RICHARD B. GRAFF (May Institute)

Friday, October 13, 2017

10:00 AM  
Symposium: Variations in Assessment and Treatment and the Effect on Challenging Behavior

Paper Presentation. Use of the Interview Informed Synthesized Contingency Analysis with Adults with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities. SEAN REIGNER, Margaret Walsh, & Cynthia M. & Anderson (May Institute)

Paper Presentation: Assessing Preference for and Efficacy of Verbal Praise as a Reinforcer for Children with Autism. EMILY SULLIVAN (May Institute) & Richard Serna (University of Massachusetts Lowell)

10:00 AM  
Panel Discussion: Moving To Electronic Data Collection: Lessons Learned & Tips From Four Organizations

Chair: PAUL HEERING (May Institute)

1:00 PM  
Symposium: Advances in Preference and Reinforcer Assessment Research

Chair: RICHARD B. GRAFF (May Institute)

Evaluating the Effects of Differential Consequences on Preference Assessment Outcomes. TABITHA COLLINS & Richard B. Graff (New England Center for Children)

Evaluating the Effects of Motivating Operations on Reinforcer Assessment Outcomes. SARAH ST. GERMAIN & Richard B. Graff (New England Center for Children)

Further Evaluation of the Effects of Motivating Operation Manipulations on Skill Acquisition. KELLY TRUCKSESS (New England Center for Children), Leonie Robinson (Ulster University) & Richard B. Graff (New England Center for Children)

Training Staff to Conduct Competing Items Preference Assessments Using Enhanced Written Instructions. MELISSA ESSER & Richard B. Graff (New England Center for Children)