BC-ABA Student Research Award

Application and Instructions

BC-ABA will be holding a research award competition for undergraduate and graduate students. The results will be announced at the 11th Annual BC-ABA Conference on March 9, 2018.

Description:

The British Columbia Association for Behaviour Analysis will be holding a research award competition for undergraduate and graduate students. Award amounts will range from $500 for undergraduate students to $1000 for Masters or Doctoral students.

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for this research award:

  • Be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to behaviour analysis
  • Be a current member of BC-ABA
  • Have recently completed a research project or be currently conducting research
  • Be willing to present your completed research project at the BC-ABA Annual Conference in March, 2019 or March, 2020

Selection Criteria:

Applications will be weighted using the following evaluation criteria:

  • Research proposal (page 3 of application): 50%
  • Scholarly contributions (page 4 of application): 25%
  • Distinctions, awards, research experience, and practicum or internship experience (page 5 of application): 25%

To Apply:

Complete the application form and submit it electronically to treasurer@bc-aba.org by midnight on January 31, 2019. Hard copies and late applications will not be accepted. The submitted application must be a maximum of five pages in length.

BC-ABA Conference Bursary

2019 Application and Instructions

Description:

The British Columbia Association for Behaviour Analysis will be offering up to five bursaries to assist conference attendees with the costs of traveling to the conference from other areas of the province. The bursary amount for 2019 is $150 cash plus free conference/workshop registration.

Eligibility:

Applicants must meet the following requirements to be considered for this bursary:

  • Be a current member of BC-ABA
  • Reside in one of the following regions of British Columbia:
    – Coastal Region (e.g., Sunshine Coast, Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands)
    – Interior Region (e.g., Thompson, Okanagan, Cariboo, Kootenays)
    – Northern Region (e.g., Terrace, Prince George, Haida Gwaii, Peace region)
  • Residents of Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, Squamish, Whistler, and Pemberton will not be considered for this bursary

Selection Criteria:

Bursary applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

To Apply:

Fill out the bursary application form and submit the completed form as well as proof of address electronically to treasurer@bc-aba.org

The deadline for bursary applications is midnight on January 31, 2019. Hard copies and late applications will not be accepted.

Call for Papers

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 11th Annual Conference. All members are encouraged to submit.

The presentations will take place on Day 2 of the annual conference, on March 9th, 2019.

Deadline for Submissions: January 18th, 2019.

If you or someone you know would like to present at the 11th Annual BC-ABA Conference please see the following documents and forms.

Please note that the BACB has updated their policy on continuing education events. If you would like your presentation to be considered for CEUs, please also review the BACB ACE Provider Handbook.

Email submissions to: conference@bc-aba.org

Annual Conference Update

We are expanding our Annual Conference format to span TWO full days this year!

Friday, March 8th will include a 3 hour morning workshop with Dr. Linda Leblanc and afternoon break-out sessions and/or Ethics Panel.

Saturday, March 9th will include a morning keynote address by Dr. Linda Leblanc, followed by a day of break-out sessions.

The 11th Annual Conference will be held at the University of British Columbia.

Call for Papers

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 10th Annual Conference. All members are encouraged to submit.

The conference will take place on March 2nd and March 3rd, 2018.

Deadline for Submissions: January 19th, 2018.

If you or someone you know would like to present at the 10th Annual BC-ABA Conference please see the following documents and forms.

Call for Papers

We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 9th Annual Conference. All members are encouraged to submit.

The conference will take place on March 3rd and March 4th, 2017.

Deadline for Submissions: January 9th, 2017.

If you or someone you know would like to present at the 9th Annual BC-ABA Conference please see the following documents and forms.

Conference and Continuing Education

The BC-ABA Conference and Continuing Education Committee organizes an annual conference and continuing education opportunities. The committee also collaborates with local community organizations and parental advocacy groups to host events throughout the year.

View upcoming events

 Past Events:

2016

  • 8th Annual Conference- Keynote Speaker Dr. Ron Van Houten

2015

  • Nancy Marchand-Martella and Ron Martella: 4 Big Ideas of Classroom Instruction and Navigating Behaviour Management in Today’s Classroom
  • 7th Annual Conference – Keynote Speaker Dr. Mary Jane Weiss
  • College of Psychologists of BC – Information Session

2014

  • 6th Annual BC-ABA Conference with keynote speaker Dr. William Ahearn
  • Supervision Workshop presented by Dr. Guy Bruce, BCBA-D
  • Promoting Speech and Language in Individuals Across the Autism Spectrum presented by Dr. Joanne Gerenser (co-sponsorship with Autism Community Training)
  • Ready, Set, Coach: Supporting Kids with Autism in Community Recreation Activities presented by Dr. Stephanie Jull, BCBA-D (co-sponsorship with Autism Community Training)
  • Toilet Training: It’s Never Too Late presented by Dr. Pat Mirenda, BCBA (co-sponsorship with Autism Community Training)

 2013

  • 5th Annual BC-ABA Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Brian Iwata
  • Functional Analysis and Treatment of Severe Behavior Disorders – Methods for Clinicians and Educators presented by Dr. Brian Iwata (co-sponsorship with Autism Community Training)
  • 9th Annual Focus on Research, various presenters (co-sponsorship with Autism Community Training)

 2012

  • 4th Annual BC-ABA Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Mark Durand

 2011

  • 3rd Annual BC-ABA Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Peter Gerhardt

 2010

  • 2nd Annual BC-ABA Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Raymond Romanczyk

 2009

  • 1st Annual BC-ABA Conference with keynote speaker Dr. Ilene Schwartz