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| Wednesday, February 19, 2014



BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS ASSOCIATION OF MICHIGAN CONVENTION: The Behavior Analysis Association of Michigan (BAAM) Convention will be held Thursday, Feb. 20 and Friday, Feb. 21, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in the Student Center. The two-day event will feature "The Science of ALL Behavior: Showcasing the Diversity of Behavior Analysis.” This year’s keynote speaker is Susan M. Schneider, author of the acclaimed book, The Science of Consequences: How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World.

The BAAM Convention is a multi-track, multi-session academic and professional meeting with registration open to all. BAAM has been organized to support and promote scientific research on the basic principles of behavior and the extension of those principles to create effective and humane outcome-based therapies with the primary goal of establishing and enhancing functional independent living skills. Please visit the BAAM Convention Schedule for the event and session scheduling and go to BAAM Registration and general BAAM Information for more details.


LUNCH AND LEARN SESSION: EMU Human Resources is pleased to offer "Coaching for Success" Lunch and Learn session on Thursday, Feb. 27, 12 - 2 p.m., room 100, McKenny Hall HR Training Suite. This workshop will explore a definition of coaching, as well as the benefits and misconceptions about the art of coaching. Participants will learn a structured coaching process model, as well as a toolkit of great coaching questions, checklists and other coaching tools. They will also learn how to avoid common coaching mistakes. The course will cover structured coaching, just-in-time coaching and performance coaching. Many of the techniques in this program can be utilized immediately. This program is very beneficial to managers, but anyone is welcome to the course. Facilitators: Dr. James Gallaher, Chief Human Resources Officer and Anita Schnars, Director, Training and Organizational Development. Register today through SurveyMonkey! If you have any questions, please contact Allison Gordon 487-7171 email at hr_tod@emich.edu. 

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