Hawai'i Association for Behavior Analysis

To educate, advocate for, and support both providers and consumers 
of Applied Behavior Analysis.


HABA's 14th Annual Convention
Keynote Speakers

Patrick C. Friman, Ph.D., ABPP

HABA 2018 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Patrick C. Friman received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He is the current Vice President of Behavioral Health at Boys Town and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. He was formerly on the faculties of Johns Hopkins University, University of Pennsylvania, and Creighton University Schools of Medicine. He was also formerly the Director of the Clinical Psychology Program at University of Nevada as well as the Associate Chairman of the Department of Psychology. He is the former Editor of the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and former President of the Association for Behavior Analysis International. He is currently the Book Review editor for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and on the editorial boards of six peer reviewed journals. He has published more than 190 scientific articles and chapters and three books. The primary focus of his scientific and clinical work in is in the area of Behavioral Pediatrics and Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Friman’s work in behavioral pediatrics has concentrated on the gap between primary medical care for children on one side, and referral-based clinical child psychological and psychiatric care, on the other. 

Caio F. Miguel, Ph.D., BCBA-D

HABA 2018 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Caio Miguel is a Professor of Psychology and director of the Verbal Behavior Research Laboratory at California State University, Sacramento. He has adjunct appointment at Endicott College and the University of São Paulo. Dr. Miguel served as an editor for The Analysis of Verbal Behavior (TAVB) and as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) Dr. Miguel's research focuses on the study of verbal and verbally-mediated behaviors. He has given hundreds of professional presentations in North America, South America and Europe, and has had over 60 manuscripts published in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. He is the recipient of the 2013-2014 award for outstanding scholarly work by the College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies at Sacramento State, and the 2014 Outstanding Mentor Award by the Student Committee of the Association for Behavior Analysis International.