4th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support. The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision. March 8-10, 2007. Boston, MA. Association for Positive Behavior Support.

4th APBS Conference

Conference Feedback

Thank you very much for attending the 4th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support on March 8-10, 2007 in Boston. The APBS Board is committed to continuous improvement of the conference through careful consideration of feedback received from conference participants. Please take a moment to complete the on-line evaluation survey by clicking on the link below:


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Conference Presentation Materials

At this time, we are posting presentation materials from the Keynote, Featured Speakers, Invited Speakers, Tutorials and Panels.  The list may be incomplete because various speakers have not responded with permission to post their presentations at this time.  However, we plan to continue posting as we receive them, so please check back for updates. Conference Presentation Materials here.

Registration Note... (02/28/07)

Online registration will close on February 28, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. EST.  However, we still have space during the main conference and in many of the Saturday workshops.  You may register on site at the Boston Marriott Copley Place (110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116) beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7 and throughout the day on March 8 and March 9.  If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Tate, APBS Conference Coordinator via email at kristin@apbs.org

The Agenda Book is available for download (02/14/07)

PDF Agenda Book 2007

Break out Sessions have been Finalized!

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Mark your calendars and plan to attend the largest conference on positive behavior support ever assembled!

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This conference will provide families, professionals, support providers, researchers and school personnel with innovative positive behavior support skills and the latest research findings on a variety of PBS topics. In addition to featured and invited speaker presentations, the conference will offer poster sessions, post-conference skill-building workshops, and specialized panel discussions. Poster sessions provide conference participants with opportunities to visit directly with researchers. The half and full-day workshops will provide participants with in-depth knowledge of PBS related to school-wide applications, early intervention, autism, family, and individuals supports for adults with disabilities. Specialized panel discussions and tutorials will offer participants an array of perspectives from practitioners and researchers about various issues associated with PBS.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Administrators
  • Behavior Analysts
  • Behavior Specialists
  • Counselors
  • Early Interventionists
  • Educators/Special Educators
  • Family Support Personnel
  • Parents/Family Members
  • Psychologists
  • Researchers
  • School Psychologists
  • Social Workers

Conference Specials

Featuring over 150 exciting oral presentations and posters on empirical findings, assessment and intervention methods, current topics, and other aspects of positive behavior support

Pre conference Schedule

June, 2006: Call for Papers Submission Guidelines available online

September 15, 2006: Submission Deadline

October 16, 2006: Registration Opens
Housing Opens

January, 2007: Conference Program Available Online

February 13, 2007: Housing Deadline

February 13, 2007: Advance Registration Deadline

Information on Accessing Funds to Support Family Participation in the 4th International Conference on PBS

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