Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Special Interest Group
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African Americans in Behavior Therapy is a special interest group (SIG) aimed to provide support for and to facilitate research and practice of the use of cognitive-behavioral therapy with African American populations.
This SIG is for psychologists, researchers, students and others with an interest in CBT research and practice as it pertains to African Americans. Its is also a great opportunity for networking and camaraderie. Any ABCT member with an interest is welcome to join. Just pay our very low annual membership fee and you'll be added to our database. You'll receive our SIG annual newsletter and be eligible to submit a poster the annual SIG cocktail poster reception.
Don't miss our SIG meeting at the ABCT Annual conference in November.
The Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies mission statement is "committed to the advancement of a scientific approach to the understanding and amelioration of problems of the human condition. These aims are achieved through the investigation and application of behavioral, cognitive, and other evidence-based principles to assessment, prevention, and treatment."
By joining ABCT you will be afforded several benefits such as: access to an extraordinarily active Special Interest Community, delving into treatment approaches, populations, and specific disorders. ABCT have memberships specially formulated for, Full & Associate Members, Student Members New, and Professionals! As a reminder, Full & Associate Membership, New Student Memberships ans Professional memberships include:
Go to ABCT Members and become a member today!
The African Americans in Behavior Therapy SIG (Special Interest Group) will be present at the 2016 ABCT Convention in New York City (October 27-30, 2016) at the Friday night SIG cocktail reception.
If you have a research project about African Americans, please consider submitting an abstract for a poster. Accepted posters will be listed in the ABCT conference book, which is a great way to build your CV, share your work, and get feedback from others in the field.
We will be accepting up to 12 posters, and up to 3 will receive a best poster award from the SIG.
To submit an abstract for presentation, please submit the following materials to Dr. Monnica Williams at monnica.williams @uconn.edu. Deadline: August 15 (with consideration after that date on a space-available basis)
If accepted, your poster should follow the ABCT SIG Poster Exposition Guidelines: Each Poster has a maximum size of 18 inches wide by 19 inches tall. Mount your poster on foam board or cardboard. Presenters should prepare handouts on essential information that doesn't fit on the poster or be prepared to share an email address for follow-up correspondence.
ABCT SIG Poster guidelines...