2015 Behavioral Sciences Conference of the North (BSCN)
April 17th & 18th, 2015
Hosted by the UAA Psychology Department, Psychology Club, and Psi Chi
The Behavioral Science Conference of the North (BSCN) provides UA students with an opportunity to present research, showcases local and nationally recognized professionals, and provides opportunities for community members, to learn about and discuss research findings with practical implications for Alaskans.
When: Friday April 17 & Saturday April 18
Cost: Free to all, though donations welcome!
CEUs: Click HERE to learn more about the available CEU opportunities. Registration and payment will be accepted at the door.
BCBA CEUs available (3 sessions available, $10/unit for AKABA members, $15 for non-members).
APA CEUs available (2 sessions available, $15/unit).
Format: Small university conference featuring two keynote speakers, licensing workshop, a panel of Alaska behavior analysts, and student research sessions.
Todd McKerchar, Ph.D., BCBA-D - Dr. McKerchar applies concepts and procedures from behavioral economics to better understand human choice and behavioral decision making. With colleagues and students, he conduct studies on temporal and probability discounting processes. His work may have implications for the understanding of impulsive and risky behavior.
Paige McKerchar, Ph.D., BCBA-D - Dr. McKerchar's interest is in the application of behavior analysis to young children and individuals with developmental disabilities. To date, that research has focused on the assessment and treatment of problem behavior, sign language training with infants and toddlers, and the improvement of teaching and behavior management methods in child care settings.
For more information about the conference, please see http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/psych/bscn-information.cfm