Pre-Conference Sessions

Register for any of the following pre-conference courses or seminars using the Annual Meeting registration form. Click a session number for more information.

Courses - Wednesday, March 30

Course 1
Cancer and Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIGs Course: Let's Talk about Your Career: What You Need to Know about Grants, Mentorship and Life Balance
9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Course 2
Advanced Design and Conduct of Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials
9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Course 3
Health Policy Committee Course: Making a Greater Impact: How You can Advocate for Health Policy Change
9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Course 4
Optimization of Behavioral Interventions SIG Course: Introduction to the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) for Building More Effective, Efficient, Economical, and Scalable Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions
12 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Course 5
Cancer SIG Course: Precision Behavioral Medicine in Cancer: Personalization across the Cancer Care Continuum
3:15 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Course 6
Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine SIG, Scientific and Professional Liaison Council, Cancer and Theories and Techniques of Behavioral Medicine SIGs Course: Network Meta-Analysis for Behavioral Trials: An Introduction and Overview
3:15 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Course 7
Integrated Primary Care and Military and Veterans Health SIGs Course: Emerging Population-Based Approaches to Integrated Primary Care
3:15 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Course 8
Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Course: Unchanging Paradigms: The Static Condition of Reducing Health Inequities
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Course 9
Technology SIG Course: Designing Digital Health Interventions: A Workshop on How to Create Usable, Enjoyable, and Effective Digital Health User Experiences
12 p.m. – 6 p.m

Course 10
Theories and Techniques of Behavior Change Interventions SIG Course: Applying Self-Determination Theory to Health-Behavior Interventions
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Seminars - Wednesday, March 30

Seminar 2
SBIR and STTR, Federal Funding Mechanisms for Improving the Reach of Behavioral Science
9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Seminar 3
Integrating Behavioral Science in the Clinical Workflow and Changing Patient-Provider Relationships
9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Seminar 6
The Path: A Nine Component Model and Methodology for Training Resilience
9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Seminar 7
Iterative Research Designs: Developing, Refining, and Pilot Testing Innovative Approaches to Promoting Behavior Change
9 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Seminar 9
Beyond Informed Consent: Designing Impactful Orientation Sessions for Randomized Trials to Maximize Engagement and Retention
12 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Seminar 12
Building Just-In Time Adaptive Interventions in Mobile Health: The Role of Micro-Randomized Trials
3:15 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Seminar 13
NIH Grantpersonship: Opportunities to Fund Research and Training
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Seminar 14
The Nuts and Bolts of Behavioral Intervention Development
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Seminar 16
Understanding the Principles at Work in Mind-Body Programmes and Integrating those into Behavior Change Interventions
12 p.m. – 6 p.m.