NEW: Professional Behavior Analyst Special Interest Group

Mission/Objective:

The goal of the Professional Behavior Analyst SIG of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan (BAAM) is to disseminate information to Autism practitioners in the state of Michigan regarding insurance reform, licensure rules and regulations, and various other funding and state initiatives that affect professional behavior analysts. Dissemination would also include ensuring accurate representation of behavior analysis in publications or presentations across the state, as well as advising BAAM on content of communication disseminated to ASD professionals in Michigan.

Description of Membership

Membership would be open to any practitioner who is a behavior analyst, or assistant behavior analyst, associated with behavioral health services through Michigan’s Medicaid Program and Commercial Insurance, and is a current member of the Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan.

Events

Members of the SIG would meet annually at the BAAM conference, as well as quarterly (web based and/or face to face).

Contact Information:

Primary contact: Conny Raaymakers (Chair)  craaymakers@debh.org
Website: www.debh.org
Phone: 616-604-8492
Secondary contact: Morgan VanDenBerg (co-Chair) vandenbergm@michigan.gov
Website: www.michigan.gov/autism

Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan, Department of Psychology, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197