On May 25-27, 2019, Center for Behavioral Sciences staff—including CBS’ Director, Joyce Tu, Ed.D., BCBA-D, Clinical Director Shaji Haq, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Behavior Consultant Alex Silva, MA, BCBA, and Dr. Fahad Alresheed—attended the Association for Behavior Analysis International’s (ABAI) 45th Annual Convention in Chicago. The ABAI convention is always a great opportunity to exchange ideas with behavior analysts from around the world.
On April 9, 2019, CBS Behavior Consultant Vanesa Yip, BCaBA lectured regarding applied behavior analysis (ABA) practices in Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru. The presentation was organized with the assistance of Universidad Católica de San Pablo’s Psychology Department and Instituto Del Sur.
On April 6, 2019, CBS San Diego staff attended the 15th annual Race for Autism in Balboa Park with over 20,000 others. The race, presented by National Foundation for Autism Research, has become a tradition for CBS staff. This year alone, over $125,000 in total donations were raised, helping to support local autism programs, services, parent support and educational initiatives. And just as important as raising money, we love to show that we’re in this together!(more…)
On March 13, 2019, Dr. Joyce C. Tu, Ed.D., BCBA-D, Director of Center for Behavioral Sciences, returned to Pepperdine University’s Irvine Graduate Campus for the fourth time as an invited lecturer. Dr. Tu’s presentation—addressed to a group of 26 graduate students, including ABA practitioners and future marriage and family therapists—focused on clinical applied behavior analysis (ABA) and effective ABA programs. We were inspired to see that the group was particularly interested in helping families affected by autism—something close to our hearts and one of our areas of expertise. At CBS, we love to engage the next generation of ABA professionals, knowing they will make a difference in so many lives!(more…)
Last week, CBS’ Director, Dr. Joyce Tu, attended the 2019 Women in Behavior Analysis (WIBA) conference in Music City—Nashville, along with five CBS Behavior Consultants and staff. Dr. Tu presented a CBS-sponsored talk and networking session titled, “Finding Comfort and Self Care in Our Professional World.” Dr. Tu’s talk centered on managing work-related stress in behavior analysis professions. CBS also presented a morning yoga class. It was a stimulating conference with many inspiring speakers, and it was great seeing everyone!(more…)
On February 1, 2019, CBS’ Director Dr. Joyce Tu, along with CBS’ Clinical Director, Dr. Shaji Haq, Assistant Director Ronald Moreno, Behavior Consultant Justin Chan, Dr. Fahad Alrasheed and Technician Juan Rafael, presented two original behavior analytic research studies in a poster session as part of the California Association for Applied Behavior Analysis (CalABA) 37th Annual Western Regional Conference in Long Beach.