MOABA is an organization founded to support and promote scientific research on basic principles of behavior and the effective and ethical application of those principles.

2020 MOABA Virtual Conference Schedule

Friday, October 16th – Friday, November 20th

Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Friday, October 16, 2020

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

(1.0 CUE-Supervision)

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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM CST


Ignite presentation: The 3 Point Revolution: A Behavioral Economic Perspective on Athlete Behavior Change

Friday, October 23, 2020

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

(1.0 CEU)

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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM CST


Ignite presentation: Test Prep Tips and Strategies for Students and Supervisors


Liat Sacks and Casey McDaniel

Friday, October 30, 2020

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

(1.0 CEU-Supervision)

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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM CST


Ignite presentation: Service Dog Training: Using the Principles of Operant Conditioning with the Dog & Client/Handler 2) Using Behavior Analysis to teach Functional English to Detained Undocumented Minors

Friday, November 6, 2020

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST

(1.0 CEU-Supervision)

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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM CST

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Ignite presentation: The Use of Group Exercise Contingencies During A Pandemic


Victoria Spain and Team

Friday, November 13, 2020

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

(1.0 CEU)

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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM

Ignite presentation: Play Nice: Interdisciplinary Collaboration with Early Childhood Educators


Kelly Hantak

Friday, November 20, 2020

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12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

(1.0 CEU – Ethics)

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1:00 PM - 1:05 PM

Ignite presentation: How to Train RBTs for Free-ish: The Use of Open Educational Resources in Organizations


Ryan Sain and Brad Bishop

Congratulations to our newest board members elected at our 2019 conference.

Jennifer Weyman

Jennifer Weyman

President Elect (2020)

Dr. Jennifer Weyman is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Missouri. She started working with individuals with autism spectrum disorder and related intellectual disabilities while earning her Bachelor’s degree at University of Florida. She received her Master’s degree in Human Service Psychology from University of Maryland, Baltimore County while working at Kennedy Krieger Institute and she earned her Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from University of South Florida. She is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor in the Department of Special Education at University of Missouri and she supervises Master’s level students in both clinical and research settings at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She is passionate about mentoring students working toward their certification in behavior analysis and using Applied Behavior Analysis to improve the lives of children with autism spectrum disorder and their families. Her research and clinical interests include functional analysis, treatment of severe problem behavior (e.g., aggression, self-injury) and restricted and repetitive behavior.

Alan Lowe

Alan Lowe

Student Representative (2020)

Alan Lowe is a current graduate student at the University of Missouri. Alan obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in Health Science in the School of Health Professions. During his time there, he was introduced to Applied Behavior Analysis from a colleague who was already associated with the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. As an undergraduate, Alan was employed by Blue Sprig, formerly known as Thrive Autism Solutions. Alan completed a little over a year with experience in Home Based Interventions and Center-Based treatment before applying to the program at the University of Missouri. Upon Undergraduate graduation, Alan went to work at the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities in the ABIS division part-time, working primarily in EIBI. Alan is currently working on getting his graduate degree in a Master of Science in the Department of Special Education with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis. Alan plans on sitting for his boards to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in the late spring of 2021. Alan’s primary interest in research involves non-punishment procedures such as Differential Reinforcement of Low Rates and comparing the effectiveness of spaced responding, interval, and full session DRL arrangements.

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