Adapting Sexuality Education Curriculums to Behavior Analytic Methodology: A Review of Me Too!: Real Talk About Sexuality for People of ALL Abilities by Mary Jo Podgurski

review by Nicholas Maio, MSPSY, BCBA, LBA, Empowered: A Center for Sexuality Working in the fields of Behavior Analysis and Human Sexuality seems to raise eyebrows wherever I go; people wonder – how does sexuality get taught through behavioral methodology and why go this route? For this inquiry, I have devised an answer: simply teaching […]

SBRP SIG Meeting at ABAI

The next Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG annual business meeting will take place in May 2017 at the 43rd annual ABAI convention in Denver, Colorado. Both SIG members and non-members are invited to attend this annual meeting. The Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG will be holding our annual meeting on Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 7:00 […]

43rd Annual ABAI Convention

We are looking forward to seeing everyone at the 43rd annual ABAI convention in Denver, Colorado. The Sexual Behavior: Research and Practice SIG will be hosting two symposia, an ethics panel, an expo poster, and our annual business meeting, and we would love to see you at some of our events this year! Below is program information […]

Affirming Gender Atypical Reinforcer Choices and Preferences

By: Worner Leland The Chicago School of Professional Psychology From birth, and even earlier, bodies are assigned a gender through a binary lens. Though this assignment is typically based on the body’s external primary sex characteristics, what we view as gender is shaped by one’s verbal community (Lorber & Moore, 2007). Reinforcers are idiosyncratic, but […]