OHABA Mission

What is OHABA?
Founded in 2008, The Ohio Association for Behavior Analysis (OHABA) is an affiliated chapter of the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI). OHABA is an organization for people interested in behavior analysis and is primarily an interest group.
The purpose of this nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization is to promote the science and theory of Behavior Analysis through the support of research, education and practice.

  •  Supporting the certification process of Certified Ohio Behavior Analysts (herein referred to as “COBA”). Supporting the national certification process of Behavior Analysts and assistant Behavior Analysts (herein referred to as “BCBA” and “BCaBA”).
  • Advocating for Behavior Analytic services and the profession of Behavior Analysis. Enhancing quality assurance in behavior analytic services. Promoting Behavior Analysis and university programs that specialize in Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Providing continuing education opportunities for behavior analysts. Providing resources and information related to behavior analysis.
  •  Organizing an annual conference which shall serve as a forum for presentation of scientific and technological achievements as well as the discussion of the affairs of the organization.
  • Maintaining a group site or website containing information about the organization and about Behavior Analysis in Ohio and elsewhere.
  • Alerting Members to regional and national issues affecting the practice of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Functioning as the Ohio contact for and representative of the Association for Behavior Analysis International.