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BALC 2022 CONFERENCE

Hyatt Regency Miami
400 South East Second Avenue
Miami, FL 33131

Conference Highlights

BALC 2021 Conference | Miami, Floria

As someone involved in the operation of a business, as a manager, supervisor, administrator, or owner, how essential is it to understand issues related to the operation of your business from a behavioral outlook?  As someone practicing behavior analysis in our schools, in our communities, and in clinics across the country, how important is it to keep current with the state of our clinical practices and procedural technologies?  As someone teaching behavior analysis to undergraduate and graduate students, how often have you wished for a forum in which you could talk about your ideas, the challenges you have encountered, and issues you face with others?  As someone living in a very stressful world full of conflicts, controversies, pressures, and pandemics, how necessary is it to take steps to focus on the positive, to keep your body strong and healthy, to bolster your ability to manage and reduce the stress of our work and our lives?  This Behavior Analysis leadership conference will focus on those issues and more! 

  • Effective Leadership *Clinical Acumen *Operational Expertise
  • Effective Autism Service Delivery throughout the Lifespan
  • Ethics, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Technology  & Innovation within Behavior Analysis
 

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Track 1

Business Leadership

Presentations will focus on shared experience, analysis of past practices, technological innovations, political issues, project descriptions, fiscal dilemmas/solutions, best business practices, and conversations regarding culture and collaborations.  Leadership is a team coming together for a common goal!

 

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Track 2

Clinical Leadership

Presentations will focus on research findings for behavioral practices, sharing information on the efficacy or inefficacy of therapeutic practices, supervision of RBTs and other direct support staff, and discussions of treatment-related topics.  As leaders, we must continue to grow and expand our skills!

Track 3

Teaching Behavior Analysis in the Academy

Presentations will focus on research findings for effective college instruction, sharing examples of instructional procedures and materials, and tackling difficult issues facing the field and how we provide our students with the most up-to-date information they need to enter the field as qualified professionals.  After all, teaching is a very important means of leadership in the field.  After all, to lead is to teach!

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Track 4

Behavior Analysis After Hours: Health and Wellness

Presentations will focus on one’s physical health, one’s psychological health, stress management, environmental improvements, self-care, community support, and the sharing of practices to improve the quality of your life.  Responsibility to others begins with responsibility to your self!

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SPEAKER LINEUP

Keynote Speaker

Chief Executive Officer at Reaching Results

John Austin

Chief Executive Officer at Reaching Results

Dr. John Austin Director & Founder of Reaching Results

Dr. John Austin is an internationally recognized expert in providing behavior-based solutions to organizational challenges. He is founder of Reaching Results, a consultancy for management, motivation, leadership, and safety. Dr. Austin was a Professor of Psychology at Western Michigan University. He has consulted with organizations for 20 years to improve productivity and safety in various industries including: Aviation Health care and hospitals Chemical Higher education Construction Public accommodations Food service Transportation Glass and plastics manufacturing Utilities Government Retail John has experience in occupational safety, motivation, performance measurement, leadership development, coaching, and organizational change management. In the area of improving human performance he has published nearly 100 articles and chapters, delivered over 200 presentations at regional, national, and international conferences, and has published three books, Organizational Change, Handbook of Applied Behavior Analysis, and Mindfulness at Work.

Speakers

Meet our lineup of presenters

Director of International Development at Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Neil Martin

Director of International Development at Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Executive Director of ABA and Autism Programs at Endicott College.

Mary Jane Weiss

Executive Director of ABA and Autism Programs at Endicott College.
Chief Executive Officer at Balance Coaching and Consulting

Michael Conteh

Chief Executive Officer at Balance Coaching and Consulting
Chief Executive Officer at ELIJA School .....

Deb Thivierge

Chief Executive Officer at ELIJA School …..
Senior Vice President, Children's Services at the May Institute

Ivy Chong

Senior Vice President, Children’s Services at the May Institute
Clinical Director at Behavioral Learning Network ............

Greg Elsky

Clinical Director at Behavioral Learning Network …………
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Western Michigan University

Stephanie Peterson

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Western Michigan University
Co Director at The Center for Children with Special Needs

Seth Powers

Co Director at The Center for Children with Special Needs
Co Director at The Center for Children with Special Needs

Mark Palmieri

Co Director at The Center for Children with Special Needs
Clinical Director at Behavior Frontiers and President of BABA

Adrienne Bradley

Clinical Director at Behavior Frontiers and President of BABA
Senior Vice President of Treatment Efficacy at Beacon Services

Bob Ross

Senior Vice President of Treatment Efficacy at Beacon Services
Chief Operating Officer at Behavioral Learning Network

Heather Wolsic

Chief Operating Officer at Behavioral Learning Network
Chief Executive Officer at Kadiant ..............

Lani Fritts

Chief Executive Officer at Kadiant …………..
Director of Ethics at Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Tyra Sellers

Director of Ethics at Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Chief Executive Officer at Connecticut Center for Child Development

Suzanne Letso

Chief Executive Officer at Connecticut Center for Child Development
Director of Family Services at Milestones Behavior Services

Solandy Forte

Director of Family Services at Milestones Behavior Services
Director of International Development at Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Neil Martin

Director of International Development at Behavior Analyst Certification Board
Senior Vice President, Children's Services at the May Institute

Ivy Chong

Senior Vice President, Children’s Services at the May Institute
Co Director at The Center for Children with Special Needs

Mark Palmieri

Co Director at The Center for Children with Special Needs
Chief Executive Officer at Kadiant ..............

Lani Fritts

Chief Executive Officer at Kadiant …………..

BALC 2021 CONFERENCE

Hyatt Regency Miami
400 South East Second Avenue
Miami, FL 33131

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