South Carolina 

Association for Behavior Analysis

2023 Overview Conference Schedule

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center


Thank you to this year's platinum, gold, and silver sponsors!

Overview Schedule

Day 1: Monday, October 16, 2023 (detailed schedule is here)

 Time  Session Title  Presenter  Location  CEs
 7:30-8:30AM  Registration and Breakfast   Ballroom Prefunction  
 8:30-8:45AM  General Welcome

Dr. Katie Franke, At-Large Board Member

Dr. Katie Wolfe, SC ABA President

Ballroom A   
 8:45-9:45AM Strengthening Gestures: A Critical Component for Building Robust Communication Skills 
Dr. Alice Shillingsburg, PhD BCBA-D Ballroom A  1
 9:45-10:15AM  Coffee Break      
10:15-11:15AM Relapse when Treating Behaviors Targeted for Reduction
Dr. Colin Muething, PhD BCBA-D  Ballroom A  1

 Lunch On Your Own

RBT/Student Member Lunch at Panera! First 10 to arrive get a $10 gift card to Panera. More info on the detailed schedule. 

 1:00-2:00PM The Language of Leaders – Applying Principles of Relational Frame Theory to Upgrade Team Culture  
Dr. Scott Herbst, PhD BCBA  Ballroom A  1
 2:00-2:15PM  Break      
 2:15-3:15PM  Diversity-Affirming Evidence-Based Practice  Dr. Susan Wilczynski, PhD BCBA-D  Ballroom A   1
3:15-3:45PM  Coffee/Snack Break      
3:45-4:30PM  SC ABA Business Meeting Ms. Jacqui Abrams, SC ABA President-Elect  Ballroom A   NA
 4:30-5:00PM  Break      
 5:00-6:30PM  Poster Session and Social  

Ballroom Prefunction and Patio


 Day 2: Tuesday, October 17, 2023

*Please note that all of Tuesday's sessions are concurrent, and listed by time and location. Seating is available in each session on a first-come, first-served basis. All sessions will be recorded for later asynchronous viewing by registered conference attendees for a limited time. 

 Time  Ballroom A  Ballroom B Ballroom C  CEs
 7:30-9:00AM  Breakfast - Ballroom Prefunction      

 DEI SIG meeting

Business Owners SIG meeting

 OBM SIG meeting

Collaboration SIG meeting 

 School-Based ABA SIG meeting

 9:00-11:45AM What you Teach and How you Teach Matters: Implementing an Applied Verbal Behavior Approach (Dr. Shillingsburg)
ACT For Yourself… For Others – Applying ACT Personally as an Access to Using it with Clients, Families, and Supervisees (Dr. Herbst - supervision CEs) Digging Deeper into Diversity-Affirming Evidence-Based Practice (Dr. Wilczynski) 
 11:45AM-1:15PM  LUNCH      
 1:15PM-2:15PM Improving Compassionate Care Skills through Motivational Interviewing Training: A Group Design (Dr. Plattner)Current State of the Behavior Analytic Feeding Interventions Literature (Dr. Seiverling & Dr. Williams)Grown-up ABA: Shifting to Assent-Based Treatment with Adults (Ms. Kelly Bryson & Ms. Beth Ann Daily)  1
 2:15-2:30PM  Coffee/Snack Break      
 2:30-3:30PM A Spectrum of Services: Autism Resources in South Carolina (Ms. Stephanie Turner)  A Model for Providing Comprehensive Assent-Based Practice (Dr. Dawes) How Effective Collaboration Can Be Your Superpower as a Behavior Analyst (Ms. Shaunita Grase & Dr. LeJeune)  1
 3:30-3:45PM  Coffee/Snack Break      
 3:45-4:45PM Why Didn't They Teach Us That in Grad School? A Curriculum for Ethical Practice and Leadership Skills Amidst Rapid Growth (Dr. Plattner)Quality of Life as a Guiding Construct for Service Provision (Mr. Aaron Check)Should I Select a Goal Because an Assessment Told Me To? (Ms. AnnaMarie Stoudenmire & Ms. Kaelynn Partlow, not offering CE credit) 1

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