Sex Education is a Vehicle for Racial Justice

The Sexual Behavior Research and Practice SIG unequivocally affirms that Black Lives Matter, and calls on our fellow SIGs of Association for Behavior Analysis International® as well as the organization at large, to do the same. We invite you to examine sex education as a vehicle for racial justice, and also to examine steps for harm reduction […]

The Behavior Analyst’s Role in Increasing The Fourth P: A Critical Review of The Fight Against Commercial Sexual Trafficking

by Alisha Sanders, MA, BCBA The year 2000 was pivotal in the fight against commercial sexual trafficking. The president signed the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and the U.N. established the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress, and Punish Trafficking. (The State Department, 2002; United Nations, 2002) For the first time in history, government organizations recognized the epidemic […]

Staff Training in Sex Education

An except from Sorah Stein, MA, BCBA, CSE A concerning number of BCBA and BCaBA appear to be addressing sexuality education and sexual behavior as falling within the scope of practice for BCBA and BCaBA, as merely topographies of behavior. This paper will present the steps one can take towards additional training and expertise in […]


Thank you all so much for participating at this year’s annual conference in Chicago, IL. It was so wonderful to connect with so many folks invested in this work! Thank you so much to all of our symposia presenters and panelists, and the quality they brought to their work and to the conference this year. […]