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7th Annual Conference

29th to 31st July 2022

LIVE EVENT!

rydges WORLD SQUARE HOTEL
SYDNEY, NSW

Conference Program 29 - 31 July 2022

Join us for an exciting program of speakers, panels and networking opportunities that will offer delegates professional development by challenging, inspiring and advancing knowledge in behaviour analysis.

Friday, 29 July 2022

8:00 am 

Registration Opens

8:30 am 9:00 am

Breakfast platters

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

All Day Workshops

Morning tea, lunch, & afternoon tea provided

Ballroom 1

Broadening The Application Of Your Behaviour-Analytic Skillset: Using Functional Analysis To Guide Assessment And Intervention In Any Clinical Context

Workshop Instructor: Brendon Knott, Clinical Psychologist

Abstract

Ballroom 2

Writing Quality Behaviour Support Plans for the NDIS Quality & Safeguards Commission

Workshop Instructor: Alex Brown, B Psych Assoc MAPS, BCBA

6  Ethics CEs

Abstract

Board Room

Working Responsively In Our Multicultural Context

Workshop Instructor: Janet Irvine, Manager SSI Diversity Consulting

Abstract

Horden 1

Engineering Schools for Student and Client Success

Workshop Instructor: Guy Bruce, Ph.D., BCBA-D

6 Supervision CEs

Abstract

Horden 2

Australia Needs You! Becoming A Bonza BCBA Supervisor

Workshop Instructor: Kristin Bayley, MS, MSLP, BCBA, CPSP

6 Supervision CEs

Abstract


Half Day Workshops

Morning or afternoon tea provided

9:00 am - 12 pm

Ballroom 3

School Teleconsultation – A Practical Guide to Telehealth in School Contexts

Workshop Instructors: Brad Bloomfield, Ph.D., BCBA-D & Russ Fox, Ph.D.

3 Learning CEs

Abstract

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Ballroom 3

Trauma-Informed Applied Behaviour Analysis: From Theory to Practice

Workshop Instructor: Jenn Colechin, BCBA

3  Ethics CEs

Abstract

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Ballroom 2 & 3

Annual General Meeting

Saturday, 30 July 2022

7:45 am

Registration Opens

8:30 am 9:00 am

Breakfast platters

9:00 am – 10:25 am

Morning Session A

Grandball Room

Presidential Address

Erin Leif, President

Association for Behaviour Analysis Australia


Keynote Address

Artificial Intelligence in Behavior Analysis: How I Stopped Fearing Skynet and Started Worshipping Magical Bunnies

Marc Lanovaz

Université de Montréal and Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal

1.5 Learning CEU

Abstract

10:25 am – 10:55 am

Morning tea

10:55 am – 12:10 pm

Morning Session B

Ballroom 2 & 3

Regulation in Australia: History, Development, and Launching of Professional Self-Regulation for Behaviour Analysts

Alayna Haberlin, Michelle Furminger, Alex Brown, & Claire Connolly

Association for Behaviour Analysis Australia

1.5 Ethics CE

Ballroom 1

Invited: Training, Enrichment, and Training as Enrichment: A Historical, Pragmatic Approach to Applied Behavior Analysis with Animals

Eduardo Fernandez

University of Adelaide

1.5 Learning CE

Abstract

Horden 1

Digital Health Innovation in Social-Emotional Group Services for Children During the Global Pandemic

Kathleen Davey & Melissa Legree

Social Skills Training Institute

Abstract

 

Teaching Chain of Appropriate Behaviour to Increase Social, Language and Leisure Skills by Using Stereotypy as its own Reinforcer

Karishma Khullar

Early Start Australia

Abstract

1.5 Learning CE

Horden 2

Skinner's Pragmatic Science and Engineering of Behavior Change

Guy Bruce

Appealing Solutions

1.5 Learning CE

Abstract

12:10 pm 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm 2:15 pm

Afternoon Session C

Ballroom 2 & 3

Panel: Providing Behaviour Analytic Early Intervention Services in NDIS: Impact, Lessons Learned and New Challenges

Sarah Glass1, Thilini Kodagoda1, Mike Ray2


1AEIOU, 2Lizard Centre

1.5 Learning CE

Abstract

Ballroom 1

Invited: Future Directions for Research in Precision Teaching

Aoife Mc Tiernan, Ph.D., BCBA-D

President European Association for Behavior Analysis

National University of Ireland, Galway

1.5 Learning CE

Abstract

Horden 1

Controlled Case Series Demonstrates how Parents can be Trained to Treat Paediatric Feeding Disorders at Home

Tessa Taylor1,2, Neville Blampied2 & Nik Roglic1

1Paediatric Feeding International, 1University of Canterbury

Abstract


Effective Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism and Developmental Disabilities: Function Based Treatment of Encopresis

Renee Collins 

Super Kids Behavioural Consulting

Abstract


A Model for Telehealth Sleep Intervention

Anita Bennett-Stewart 

Super Kids Behavioural Consulting

Abstract

1.5 Learning CE

Horden 2

Invited: Parrot Fashion: Evolving Domains for an Charismatic Clan 

Invited: Lions, Labradors and Linking: A Behavioural Enquiry Towards Community Inclusion at Zoos SA

Nicholas Bishop

Zoos South Australia

Abstract

2:15 pm 2:45 pm

Afternoon Tea

2:45 pm 4:00 pm

Afternoon Session D

Ballroom 2 & 3

Invited: The Art of Communicating Effectively about Science

Jennifer Martin

University of Melbourne

Abstract

Horden 1

Internal Review of Behaviour Support Plans with Quality Assessments to Guide Training

Emily Austin, Rachel Heidrich, & Nadine Quinn

Hability

Abstract

 

Implementation of a Self-Monitoring Behavioural Skills Training System to Enhance Treatment Integrity of Behaviour Technicians

Carly King, Nadine Quinn, & Rachel Heidrich

Hability

Abstract


Considerations to Increase Efficacy of Parent Training for Parents Exposed to Domestic Violence: A Literature Review

Tracey Lawson & Angie Manzke 

Kameleon Group

Abstract

Horden 2

Panel: Towards Better Welfare in Animal Training: Considering Contexts, Communication and Meeting Needs

Susan Hazel1, Paul McGreevy2, Eduardo Fernandez1, &  Nicholas Bishop3; Moderator: Jade Fountain4


1University of Adelaide, 2University of New England, 3Zoos South Australia, 4Animal Behaviour Matters

4:00 pm 6:00 pm

Ballroom 1

Social and Poster Session

Sunday, 31 July 2022

8:00 am 

Registration Opens

8:30 am 9:00 am

Breakfast platters

9:00 am 10:15 am

Morning Session A

Ballroom 2 & 3

Invited: Interactive Web Training to Support Caregivers of Children with Developmental disability

Marc Lanovaz

Université de Montréal and Centre de recherche de l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal

1.5 Learning CE

Abstract

Ballroom 1

Invited: Why an Expanded Ecological Model is Needed to Improve One Welfare

Susan Hazel

University of Adelaide

Abstract

Horden 1

Case Studies

Implementation of Practical Functional Assessment (PFA) and Skill-Based Treatment (SBT) Model in a Home Setting

Preeti Vogel


Application of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to Treatment of Self-Injurious Behaviour

Niesha Illingworth 

Bright Eyes Early Intervention


Hair Cutting Toleration

Ariana Yoder 

Lizard Centre

Horden 2

Case Studies

The Application of Matching Law Concepts to Evaluate Types of Attention Maintaining Challenging Behaviour 

Thilini Kodagoda1, Alayna Haberlin2,3, & Nicole Mc Killop1


Generating Safety- A Journey from Trauma to Trust, with ABA

Seher Suhail3 & Alayna Haberlin2,3


Building Tolerance to Social Interactions: A Case of an Individual with Complex Behaviours

Lucy Knight3, Cody Webb3 & Alayna Haberlin2,3


1AEIOU, 2Paperbark Solutions, 3Allambi Care

1.5 Learning CE

10:15 am 10:45 am

Morning tea

10:45 am 12:00 pm

Morning Session B

Ballroom 2 & 3

Invited: Experimental Analysis of Behaviour: Somethings I have Learned about Reinforcers and Stimulus Control

Lewis Bizo

1.5 Learning CE

Abstract

Ballroom 1

Invited: Equitation Science and the 5-4-3-2-1 Framework for Ethical Animal Training

Paul McGreevy, David J. Mellor, Andrew N. McLean, Kate Fenner, & Cristina Wilkins

Abstract

Horden 1

Multi-Element Behaviour Support: Conceptualisation of Positive Programming and Episodic Severity in Applied Behaviour Analysis

Geoff Potter1 , Matthew Spicer2, and Rebecca L. Beights1 


1The Centre for Positive Behaviour Support, 2Possability

1.5 Learning CE

Horden 2

Insights Into Individual Staff Experience and Longevity in ABA

Merryll-Ann Morris

Woodbury Autism Education and Research


A Systematic Review of Tiered Responsive Training: Effective and Efficient Staff Training at Scale

Brad Bloomfield, Russ Fox, & Erin Leif

Monash University

1.5 Learning CE

12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Lunch

1:00 pm 2:15 pm

Afternoon Session C

Ballroom 2 & 3

Panel: Trauma: Behavioural Conceptualisation and the Contribution of Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support

Rebecca L. Beights1 , Matthew Spicer2 , Erin Leif3, & Brendan Murray; Discussant: Geoff Potter1 


1The Centre for Positive Behaviour Support, 2Possability, 3Monash University

1.5 Learning CE

Ballroom 1

Symposium: Make that Functional Analysis Work! Addressing Barriers to Running Functional Analyses in Clinical Settings

Chair: Seher Suhail1

Discussant: Alayna Haberlin1,2

When a Functional Analysis Doesn’t go to Plan: In the Moment Modifications

Nathan Trimble1, Alayna Haberlin1,2, Zachary Hooper1, Lucy Knight1, & Cody Webb1

Conducting Functional Analyses in Residential Settings 

Jaidon Evans1, Alayna Haberlin1,2, Tyler Luttrell1, Eden Hansted1


Abolishing Operations in a Functional Analysis: When the Environment Backfires 

Trisha Hanrahan1, Alayna Haberlin1,2, Seher Suhail1, & Meagan Robinson1

1Allambi Care, 2Paperbark Solutions

1.5 Learning CE

Horden 1

Incorporating Principles of Today’s Applied Behaviour Analysis for Clients with Developmental Delays

Amelia Bates, Renee Collins, & Hayley Lambert  

Super Kids Behavioural Consulting

1.5 Learning CE

Horden 2

Teaching Canine Caregivers: Applying Behaviour Analysis in a Shelter

Petra Edwards

RSPCA South Australia


Functional Behaviour Assessment and Intervention: An Application in a Zoo Setting

Sue Jaensch

Zoos Victoria

2:15 pm 2:45 pm

Afternoon Tea

2:45 pm 4:00 pm

Afternoon Session D

Ballroom 2 & 3

Invited: Supporting Clients and Families in Disputes with the NDIA: Challenges for ABA Therapy Providers

Mattew Cobb-Clark

Level 22 Chambers

Abstract

Ballroom 1

Applying a Constructional Approach to PBS in Australia

Oliver Roschke1 & John Wooderson2

1Lojic Institute, 2The Kameleon Group


Working with Children, Young People and Adults Exhibiting Sexual Behaviours: A Systematic Review

Tracey Lawson & Peter Kaissis

The Kameleon Group


Adopting Systemic Behaviour Approach to Treat Challenging Behaviour

Cindy Hsiang

Aspiration Education and Development Clinic

1 Learning CE

Horden 1

Social Validity in Paediatric Feeding Treatment      

Tessa Taylor1,2 & Sarah Taylor3

 

The Not-So-Standard Celeration Chart

Alayna Haberlin4 & Tessa Taylor1,2


1Paediatric Feeding International, 2University of  Canterbury, 3University of Auckland, 4Paperbark Solutions

1.5 Learning CE


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