Intro to Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) in Human Service Setting: A 6 hr workshop in 2 parts


Wednesday, 4/14/21, 4/21/21

Nicole Gravina, PhD

Time: 11:00 am – 2:00 pm eastern (New York)

Recording Availability:

You must register prior to the LIVE event to have access to the video. Video closes 10 days after the LIVE webinar.

Video closes  5/1/21 at 11:59 pm eastern (New York)

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Event Information


Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) is the application of behavior analysis in organizations to improve performance, safety, and a variety of other outcomes. In this course, participants will be introduced to OBM, learn common tools for measuring and assessing performance, and learn simple yet effective intervention strategies to improve workplace performance. This two-part course will include brief homework assignments to help attendees practice new skills and apply their learning to their work.

Target Audience: Professionals for whom the topic is within their scope of practice. We welcome students and others who are also interested in the topic to join us.


By the end of this event participants should be able to:

Part 1

Participants will be able to identify key events in the history of OBM
Participants will be able to identify and measure work behaviors in need of improvement
Participants will be able to assess workplace performance issues

Part 2

Participants will be able to list common interventions for encouraging good workplace performance
Participants will be able to identify the most effective feedback strategies
Participants will be able to identify considerations for using incentives in the workplace


Dr. Nicole Gravina is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at University of Florida. She specializes in designing behaviorally-based workplace interventions that improve employee safety, healthcare delivery, and leadership and consulting skills. In addition to her faculty appointment, Nicole has consulted in a wide variety of industries including healthcare, human services, manufacturing, public utilities, insurance, and grocery distribution. She has published over 30 articles and book chapters and delivered over 100 presentations, trainings, and workshops. In 2019, she was honored with the APA Early Career Innovation Award in Consulting Psychology.


The presenter(s) and/or presenters’ family members do not have financial arrangement or affiliation with any of the products, organizations, or programs mentioned during this talk.


    • Behavior Analysts earn 6 CEUs  (Learning) LIVE & RECORDING
    • Psychologists earn 6 CEs. LIVE & RECORDING
    • Not eligible for NBCC, AOTA, or ASWB credit hours. You may download a certificate of attendance if your profession is not represented.


Please read the following information carefully:

    • You must attend the entire event to receive credit
    • Must pass post-test with 80% or above and submit all attendance codes
    • For ABAC's continuing education approvals statements please view our Continuing Education page


11:00 am: Introduction
11:05 am: Webinar begins
12:30 pm: 10 minute break
12:40 pm: First Q&A session
12:50 pm: Webinar resumes
1:45 pm: Second Q&A session
2:00 pm: Evaluation, post-test and code submission forms