Engaging the Six Americas: Behavior Analysts and Climate Action 11/03/23 | WEBINAR

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intro by Dr. Caroly Shumway; Presentation by Dr. Elizabeth Meshes

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This 1-hour webinar will be held November 03 at 12 pm ET. This is a FREE EVENT! Only pay for CEUs!

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As climate change becomes an increasingly urgent issue shaped by human behavior, understanding the Six Americas segmentation model offers behavior analysts a dynamic approach to fostering change. In this enlightening presentation, we'll delve into the Six Americas framework, honing in on how behavior analysts can leverage their unique skill set to create impactful interventions at the individual level. By aligning behavior analytic techniques with the distinct attitudes and motivations of each segment within the Six Americas spectrum, behavior analysts can enact tailored strategies for maximum effectiveness.

The presentation delves into the nuances of behavior change intervention across the Six Americas, focusing on areas such as food, energy, and transportation behaviors. Drawing from existing literature, we'll explore successful methods for transforming behaviors within these sectors. Notably, we'll outline specific behavior analytic interventions to mobilize a segment of the population concerned about climate change and ready for action. Moreover, for those who remain disengaged or dismissive of climate change threats, we'll offer insightful guidance to prompt behavior analysts to engage constructively.

Don't miss this opportunity to revolutionize your approach as a behavior analyst and actively contribute to the vital cause of mitigating climate change. Join us in exploring the intersection of behavior analysis and the Six Americas, and empower yourself to make a lasting impact on a global scale.


Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

1. identify and differentiate between various segments of the Six Americas model and its segmentation of climate attitudes.    
2. identify Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) techniques that cater to the specific needs and challenges of each climate attitude within the Six Americas framework.


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