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APBS 2018 Agenda

Agenda Book

The final draft of the APBS 2018 Agenda Book is now available. Click here to download a PDF version of the APBS 2018 conference agenda.

The APBS 2018 Agenda Book contains brief descriptions of pre- and post-conference workshops and presentation sessions, along with session time and location. Use the Agenda Book to plan your experience at the 15th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support, March 28-31, 2018 in San Diego, California!

Conference Objectives

APBS Conference participants will be able to:

  1. Gain an understanding of research-based strategies that combine applied behavior analysis and biomedical science with person-centered values and systems change to increase quality of life and decrease problem behavior;
  2. Identify practical applications of positive behavior support in a variety of places including schools, early childhood, mental health, child welfare settings, and in organizations that provide services to adults with intellectual or other disabilities;
  3. Describe the most current, state-of-the-art research on positive behavior support for a variety of populations and settings;
  4. Expand explicit knowledge about the field of positive behavior support that promotes questioning about the field and its aims and methods;
  5. Expand their perspective on problems/goals and PBS intervention strategies by enhancing knowledge (unspoken understandings) about the field of positive behavior support; and
  6. Enhance understanding about the key components and related considerations in the positive behavior support process from an individual to systems level perspective.

Distinguished Speakers

A distinguished speaker is a leader in the field who, based on both their acknowledged expertise in the field and generosity, have either; 1) waived honoraria at an APBS sponsored event, 2) re-directed honoraria from a presentation that they provided to APBS and/or 3) have donated their honoraria following a presentation to APBS. APBS wishes to acknowledge and thank each of the following Distinguished Speakers.

2017

  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Devon Minch
  • Anna Winneker
  • Rose Iovannone
  • Laura Riffel
  • Lucille Eber
  • Kelly Perales
  • Anne Todd
  • Brian Gaunt
  • Scott Ford
  • Ilene Schwartz
  • Natalie Bedgett
  • Nancy Rosenberg
  • Tim Moore
  • Jodi Dooling-Litfin
  • Catherine Bradshaw
  • Dana Marchese
  • Sandy Hardee
  • Steve Goodman
  • Patti Hershfeldt
  • Jessica Swain-Bradway
  • Brigid Flannery
  • Susan Barrett
  • Rachel Freeman
  • Missy Sieders
  • Kiki McGough

2016

  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Devon Minch
  • Anna Winneker
  • Ashley MacSuga-Gage
  • Rose Iovannone
  • Laura Riffel
  • Lucille Eber
  • Kelly Perales
  • Rob Horner
  • George Sugai
  • Brian Gaunt
  • Scott Ford
  • Ilene Schwartz
  • Nancy Rosenberg
  • JoAnne Malloy
  • Jessica Swain-Bradway
  • Brigid Flannery
  • Kent McIntosh
  • Susan Barrett
  • Rachel Freeman
  • Bob Putnam

2015

  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Kathy Christiansen
  • Devon Minch
  • Anna Winneker
  • Luicille Eber
  • Kelly Perales
  • Laura Riffel
  • Rose Iovanone
  • Rob Horner
  • George Sugai
  • Brian Gaunt
  • Amanda March
  • Joanne Malloy
  • Jennifer Freeman
  • Kent McIntosh

2014

  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Kathy Christiansen
  • Devon Minch
  • Anna Winneker
  • Kathleen Lane
  • Rose Iovanone
  • Luicille Eber
  • Brian Gaunt
  • Amanda March
  • Clark Dorman
  • Laura Riffel
  • Diane LeMaster
  • Anne Todd

2013

  • Rose Iovannone
  • Lucille Eber
  • Brandi Simonson
  • Catherine Bradshaw
  • Kathleen Lane
  • Leanne Hawkin
  • Kent McIntosh
  • Terry Scott
  • Brian Gaunt
  • Amanda March
  • Clark Dorman
  • Laura Riffel
  • Lori Newcomer
  • Marla DeWhirst

2012

  • Lucille Eber
  • Kim Breen
  • Laura Riffel
  • Nikki Wolf
  • Katie Conley
  • Megan Cave
  • Lori Newcomer
  • Rose Iovannone
  • Kathy Christiansen
  • Brian Gaunt
  • Amanda March
  • Clark Dorman
  • Karen Childs
  • Lori Newcomer
  • George Sugai
  • Amy McCart
  • Diane Bannerman Juracek
  • Celeste Rossetto Dickey

2011

  • Rob Horner
  • Tim Knoster
  • Lori Newcomer
  • Susan Barret
  • Amy McCart
  • Diane Bennerman
  • Heather George
  • Steve Goodman
  • Rose Iovannone
  • Kathy Christiansen
  • Fredda Brown

2010

  • Rob Horner
  • Ann Turnbull
  • Mark Durand
  • Glen Dunlap
  • Karen Childs
  • Heather George
  • Lori Newcomer
  • Michelle White
  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Freya Koger
  • Keri Weaver
  • Don Kincaid
  • Therese Sandomierski
  • Rose Iovannone

2009

  • Rob Horner
  • Lori Newcomer
  • Heather George
  • Rose Iovannone
  • Don Kincaid
  • Jenna Pollard-Sage
  • Heather Peshak-George
  • Kelly Davis
  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Marla Dewhirst
  • Anne Todd
  • Ellie Weber
  • Neill Broderick

2008

  • Glen Dunlap
  • Don Kincaid
  • Anne Todd
  • Celeste Dickey
  • Megan Amedo

2007

  • Lucile Eber
  • Kris Melrose
  • Don Kincaid
  • Lise Fox
  • Mary Louise Hemmeter

2006

  • Todd Risley
  • Rob Horner
  • George Sugai
  • Tim Lewis

2005

  • Edward Carr
  • Rob Horner
  • George Sugai
  • Bonnie Aberson
  • Mark Durand
  • Byron Neff
  • Stacie Neff
  • Phil Strain
  • Darlene Magito McLaughlin
  • Kaarin Anderson Ryan
  • Michelle McAtee
  • Paul and Carrie Fleishman
  • Dennis Reid
  • Stephanie Martinez
  • Denise Binder
  • Heather George
  • Jackie Anderson
  • Daniel Openden
  • Eileen Klein
  • Lise Fox
  • Rochelle Lentini
  • Joe Lucyshyn
  • Lauren Binnendyk

2003

  • Todd Risley
  • Anne Todd
  • Rob Horner
  • Denise Poston
  • Ursula Markey
  • Richard Albin
  • Nila Benito
  • Lise Fox
  • Rochelle Lentini
  • Lee Kern
  • Jacki Anderson
  • Cliff von Sternberg
  • Don Kincaid
  • Heather George
  • Darlene Magito McLaughlin
  • Kaarin Anderson Ryan
  • Michelle McAtee
  • Phyllis Zimmerman