Compassionate, solutions-oriented Board Certified Behavior Analyst dedicated to providing exceptional care and devising behaviorally based treatment for children and adults with developmental disabilities
Certified by Behavior Analysis Certification Board
Excellent assessment skills
Energetic and highly reinforcing
Strong behavior analytic background
Expert in home, school, clinic and community based behavior interventions
01/2009 to Current
Board Certified Behavior AnalystIndependent Consultant – Alexandria, VA
Collect and analyze program data to determine program modifications
Conduct educational/functional assessments
Development and implementation of behavior plans
Development and implementation of skill acquisition treatment plans based on assessment outcome
Provide school and home-based educational and behavioral training
Work with school districts in development of Individualized Education Plans/Behavior Intervention Plans and classroom modification for maximum productivity
Connecting clients and families to appropriate resources
Continued review of behavior analytic research
Attended professional conferences and workshops focused on behavior analytic interventions and research as well as autism and developmental disabilities
04/2006 to 01/2009
Senior Behavior AnalystMay Institute, Inc – Atlanta, Georgia
Supervised 8-10 behavior specialists, providing training and continuing education in addition to daily case review
Conducted educational/functional assessments
Developed functionally based behavior plans
Developed assessment based skill acquisition treatment plans
Collected, presented and analyzed data in excel format
Worked with school districts in development of Individualized Education Plans/Behavior Intervention Plans and classroom modifications in order maximum student productivity
Provided parent and professional training in the application of behavior analysis,best practice, and developmental disabilities
Served as an integral part of multiple therapeutic teams striving to create developmentally appropriate interventions
02/2005 to 04/2006
Senior Case ManagerGoodwill Industries of North Georgia – Atlanta, Georgia
Maintained a caseload of more than 16 adults experiencing barriers to employment due to developmental disabilities and/or mental illness
Developed and implemented job training and assistance in working towards independent employment
Provided clients with feedback concerning job performance
Developed and taught work readiness courses
Established internships with various employers based on individuals strengths
Recorded client information regarding medication compliance
Facilitated a smooth discharge by encouraging and reassuring clients throughout their transitions.
Provided comprehensive case management services, including creating career plans and connecting clients and families to appropriate resources.
Maintained a caseload of more than 16 adults experiencing barriers to employment due to developmental disabilities and mental illness
08/2003 to 09/2004
Conducted educational assessments.
On site data collection and analysis.
Conducted statistical analysis and summarized data for research purposes.
Presented statistical findings to the board.
Added new material to file records and created new records.
Master of Science: Educational Psychology Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA
Graduate Project: Teaching Spontaneous Language to Individuals with Autism: Review of the Literature
Completion of BCBA coursework
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV
Certificates and Certifications
Certificate in Disabilities Studies West Virginia University, 2003