Welcome to the Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group
2019 Student Paper and Grant Competitions Request for Applications
The request for applications for the student paper competition (follow this link) and student grant competition (follow this link) are now available. Applications are due March 3rd, 2019. We look forward to receiving student submissions and honoring the award recipients at ABAI 2019 in Chicago, IL!
2018 Award Winners!
The VB SIG is thrilled to announce the 2018 winners have been announced. They will each receive their award at the VB SIG Business Meeting at ABAI! Congratulations! Please see the student research paper award winners here, the student grant award winners here, the clinical supervisor award winner here, the inaugural junior research award winner here, and the Jack Michael award winner here.
VB SIG Board Members
April Kisamore, Ph.D., BCBA-D, LBA
Grant Competition Coordinator:
Caitlin Delfs, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Tom Cariveau, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Bethany Hansen, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Research Competition Coordinator:
Alice Shillingsburg, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Catia Cividini-Motta, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Student Group Liaison:
Kristin Albert, M.S., BCBA
Laura Grow, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Amanda Laprime, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Professional Awards Coordinator:
Brittany Juban, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Outgoing Board Members
We would like to express our gratitude to Judah Axe, Amanda Laprime, Rocio Rosales, Alice Shillingsburg, Tina Sidener, Amber Valentino, and Jason Vladescu for the past 3 years of their service to the VB SIG Board.
Jack Michael Endowment Fund
The VB SIG is thrilled to provide information regarding the Jack Michael Endowment Fund. Alumni, colleagues and friends have initiated the Dr. Jack Michael Graduate Student Mentored Scholarship Fund to honor Dr. Jack Michael’s legacy in the field of behavior analysis and to ensure that conceptual issues in behavior analysis continue to be a focus of behavior analytic training at Western Michigan University. The fund will support a graduate student scholarship in the Department of Psychology at WMU. Please visit the link here to view more information
Thank you to our donors for financially supporting the efforts of the VB SIG. Your contributions are appreciated and are serving to forward the study of verbal behavior internationally! Follow the link to Paypal to donate electronically.