Please use the blavaan discussion group for all questions/issues related to blavaan. This can be found at
Other resources are listed below:
The lavaan resources page is helpful for model specification examples; it is mostly the same specification that is used in blavaan, and the main blavaan commands just add the letter “b” to the start of the main lavaan commands.
“Getting started with blavaan” materials by Rens van de Schoot and colleagues: html
A Stan case study on blavaan, by Feng Ji and colleagues: html
Many recorded presentations are available on the internet:
Details about how the package works: A virtual presentation to the 2022 International Workshop on Psychometric Computing.
Basic overview of the package: useR! 2020 virtual presentation (done early in the pandemic, and demonstrating the author’s poor video editing skills.)
Slides from an hour-long seminar presentation to the Michigan State Methods Group, October, 2021.
Slides (blavaan and others) from a symposium on the lavaan ecosystem at the 2019 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Santiago, Chile.