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38th Annual TxABA Conference


April 27-30, 2023

 

  • Dates: April 27-30, 2023
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Hotel Information:

    Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
    123 Losoya Street, San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-222-1234

 

2023 Conference Tracks

TxABA hosts presentations across eight conference tracks, covering a wide variety of topics.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders 1 (NDD1)

The NDD tracks host presentations related to research and application of behavior analysis to individuals diagnosed with autism, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The NDD1 and NDD2 tracks host the same kinds of talks. TxABA has two NDD tracks as these are often the most highly attended presentations at our conference. Topics include, but are not limited to, behavior and reinforcer assessment methods, teaching of verbal behavior, techniques for treating problem behavior, issues specific to certain populations or environments (e.g., working with children or adults with autism), and applied research for individuals with NDDs.

Neurodevelopmental Disorders 2 (NDD2)

The NDD tracks host presentations related to research and application of behavior analysis to individuals diagnosed with autism, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. The NDD1 and NDD2 tracks host the same kinds of talks. TxABA has two NDD tracks as these are often the most highly attended presentations at our conference. Topics include, but are not limited to, behavior and reinforcer assessment methods, teaching of verbal behavior, techniques for treating problem behavior, issues specific to certain populations or environments (e.g., working with children or adults with autism), and applied research for individuals with NDDs.

Professional

The Professional Track hosts presentations on non-clinical professional issues pertaining to the application of behavior analysis. Topics can include, but are not limited to, insurance, ethics, BACB supervision, public policy, certification, owning and running a business, licensure, and legislation updates.

General

The General Track hosts presentations on any topic not covered by the other conference tracks. As such, the topics that can be covered in this track cover a board area of science and application. Topics can include, but are not limited to theory & philosophy, animal training, the history of behavior analysis or science, verbal behavior, behavioral medicine, behavioral economics, and applications with non-DD/ID populations.

Education

The Education Track hosts presentations on behavior analysis applied to education, primarily with non-DD/ID populations. Topics can include, but are not limited to, precision teaching, direct instruction, instructional design, interteaching, individual and group contingency management in classroom settings, behavior analytic research conducted in educational contexts, and application of behavior analysis in public education.

Social Issues

The Social Issues track hosts presentations on issues broadly pertaining to human welfare and culture. Topics can include, but are not limited to, poverty, environmental sustainability, social justice, cultural analyses (e.g., metacontingencies), and at-risk youth.

Organizational Behavior Management (OBM)

The OBM Track hosts presentations on behavior analysis applied in business settings and organizations. Topics can include, but are not limited to, performance management, health and wellness in the workplace, behavior-based safety, behavioral systems analysis, behavioral ergonomics, consumer behavior analysis, and applied OBM research.

Research

The Research Track hosts presentations on basic research in behavior analysis. Topics can include, but are not limited to, behavioral pharmacology, neuroscience, stimulus equivalence, relational frame theory, delayed discounting, behavioral momentum, timing, and conceptual issues in behavior analysis.