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


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General Information

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

Presented By: Nicole Gravina, PhD

LIVE Webinar Date: Tuesday August 11 & 18, 2020

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm eastern (New York)

Recording Availability:   

Part 1-closes 8/21/2020    Part 2-closes 8/28/2020
Recordings close at 11:59pm eastern


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.

Learning Objectives

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

Presenter Bio and Disclosure Statement

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.


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

Credit Hour Information

Behavior Analysts earn 6 CEUs* (Learning)
Psychologists earn 6 CE Hours*

Must pass post-test with 80% or above and submit all attendance codes

  • CEs not available for other professions

*CE for viewing Live or Recording

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