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Jennifer Holloway
7th Annual Conference, Division of Behaviour Analysis, Psychological Society of Ireland
Annual conference for Behaviour Analysts
Conference Organising Committee Chairperson
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The Seventh Annual Conference of the Division of Behaviour Analysis, Psychological Society of Ireland took place this year in Galway and received funding by the Millennium Fund Award. On the first day of hte two day conference, delegates had a choice of four workshops which included; Assessment and treatment of the major forms of incontinence delivered by Dr. Patrick Friman (Boystown and University of Nebraska, USA); Behaviour principles and joint attention delivered by Dr. Per Holt (Osla and Akershus University College, Norway); The relationship of Positive Behaviour Support delivered by Dr. Brian McClean (Brain Injury, Ireland); Acceptance and Commitment Therapy- working with parents of those with developmental delays, delivered by Dr. Aisling Curtin (ACT, Ireland) and Dr. Louise McHugh (UCD). There was an evening poster session which provided many students with opportunities to present and discuss their research. The second day included symposia on Organisational Behaviour Management, Behavioural Interventions for Secondary School Students from Marginalised Communities, Precision Teaching of Academic Skills in Mainstream Settings and Derived Relational Responding and Language. There were also numerous individual presentations.  Keynote presentations were delivered by Pat Friman and Per Holt. Dr. Friman spoke on 'Behaviour Analysis in Mainstream Everyday Life' and Dr. Holt on 'Novelty and variability as operants'. The conference concluded with a panel discussion whereby delegates were invited to submit questions for the panel to discuss. 
Millennium Fund, NUI Galway
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