BAAM 1987 Convention Agenda

Friday, March 6, 1987


8:45 - 9:45 a.m.

Plenary Session

9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
The Clients, the Need, the Context: Opportunities for Improved Services Through Formation of a State Association for Behavior Analysis
Richard Tsegaye-Spates (Western Michigan University)

10:30 a.m. - Noon Keynote Address
Behaviorism and the Future Society
James Holland (University of Pittsburgh)

12:15 - 1:30 p.m. McKenny Union
(included in $15 conference fee)

Afternoon sessions

Private Practice

Behavior Therapy with Married Couples Barbara Scwhab
Practicing Behavior Therapy in an Office Setting Cathy Hunker
Sex Therapy in Private Practice: Treatment and Issues P. L. Tombeau


Behavioral Considerations in the Hostage Negotiation Process Silva Goncalves
Identification of Mentally Ill Prisoners by the use of an Abberant Behavior Checklist Steve Meno
Risk Factors in Juvenile Delinquency Recidivism Jack Haynes

Mental Hospitals

Reduction of Hallucinations and Delusions in Mental Patients Greg North
Identification of Stimulus Control and Aggression via Multiple Baseline Methods Mary Spence
Reducing Severe Aggressive and Self-Abusive Behavior in a Chronic MI Patient Dale Doud & Nan Holmes

Community Mental Health and Placement

Chronic Behavior Problems: Keeping the Lid On Jeanne Ross
Babysitting and the Traditional Day Treatment Model: Merely a Coincidence Gary Carone
Field Assessment: New Techniques in Applied Treatment Tom Gola


The Communicative Function of Aberrant Behavior in Yound Children Chris Clinton-Cali
Selective Staff Attention in Dealing with Children: A Video Presentation Barry Jay
The Mismanagement of Child Management Charisse Hoppe-Ryan

Behavioral Medicine

Advances in the Treatment of Smoking
Terry Bradford
A Multicomponent Program for Reducing Risk Factors Elizabeth Ardito
Behavioral Medicine Management of Essential Hypertension William Barcy
A Data Based Treatment Approach to Chronic Pain W. John Baker


Sex, Horses, Little Albert and Dogs: A Multimedia Presentation Paul Mountjoy

Dual Diagnosis

A Functional Analysis of Self-Injury: Guiding an Intrusive Procedure Through the Approval Process L. Martin Grabijas
Effects from the Effects of Psychotropic Medication Withdrawal Cindy Stickle
Recovery from 40 Years in a Mental Hospital: Experience with a Dual-Diagnosis Group Home Jane Paris