founded in 2010, Our mission is to foster contextual behavioral science through
within the Rocky Mountain Region.
Our objectives include:
- Serve as a scientific and professional reference group for those in the Rocky Mountain region who identify themselves as scientists, students, or practitioners in disciplines which embrace the principles and practices of contextual behavioral science, or for the interested public.
- Promote research and scholarship in the Rocky Mountain region focused on the development of a coherent and progressive science of human action that is more adequate to the challenges of the human condition.
- Identify and promote the development of useful basic principles, workable applied theories linked to these principles, effective applied technologies based on these theories, and successful means of training and disseminating these developments, guided by the best available scientific evidence.
- Promote the development of a view of science that values a dynamic, ongoing interaction between its basic and applied elements, and between practical application and empirical knowledge.
- Promote the development in the Rocky Mountain region of a community of scholars, researchers, educators, and practitioners who will work in a collegial, open, self-critical, non-discriminatory, and mutually supportive way that is effective in producing valued outcomes and in exploring the additional implications of this work, and that emphasizes open and low cost methods of connecting with this work so as to keep the focus on benefit to others
- Advise political, legislative, and policy-making bodies with respect to matters pertaining to contextual behavioral science in the Rocky Mountain region.
- Organize and sponsor forums, conferences, newsletters, journals, websites, list serves or other such activities for the accomplishment of the purposes of the organization.