CBS’ Director, Dr. Joyce Tu, Ed.D, BCBA-D, traveled to Boston again this month for the B.F. Skinner Foundation’s annual board meeting. Sheila Habarad, Editor-in-Chief of the B.F. Skinner Foundation’s quarterly publication, Operants, interviewed Dr. Tu, along with Dr. Julie Vargas, Bruna Columbo dos Santos, and Monalisa Leao, for the inaugural Operants podcast!
The California Association for Behavior Analysis is hosting its annual 30th Western Regional Conference from Wednesday, February 15th through Saturday, February 18th. This year, our own Dr. Joyce Tu is the Conference Co-chair. In addition, the Center for Behavioral Sciences will present on the topic: Using a Verbal Behavior Approach to Teach Skills to Children with Autism.
Reduce Stress and Enjoy Yourself More
The holidays are filled with excitement and joy. With all of the excitement comes the stress of juggling multiple holiday activities. While you may be excited, you also may be feeling stress from the unknown. Several questions may run through your mind: Will my child have a behavior problem? Will I get to enjoy myself? Or, will I spend the entire time worrying about my child’s behavior?
On December 8 and 9, 2012, CBS’ Director, Joyce C. Tu, Ed.D, BCBA-D attended the third annual conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis-India, in Kolkata, along with other eminent professionals from overseas and from India. The program was attended by over 200 participants, including special educators, mental health experts, psychiatrists, academics, and parents of children with autism and other learning disabilities. Dr. Tu and CBS presented two original studies regarding joint control; as well as an intensive workshop on behavior analytic strategies to develop age-appropriate social skills.
Here’s to a New Year and a New Resolution!
Hello 2012! The start of a new year always brings the excitement and hope of many possibilities for the next 365 days. We come up with resolutions that tend to be more focused on the things we are NOT going to do this year. I’d like to offer you an alternate view of your resolutions.