HOME SERVICE COORDINATOR / CASE MANAGER / AUTISM CONSULTANT
05/2008 to 02/2014
Home Service Coordinator / Case Manager / Autism ConsultantWantagh School District – Wantagh, NY
Develop and coordinate academic and behavioral programs between school and home Provide behavioral management training to parents and teachers Conduct Monthly parent and staff meetings to evaluate performance and success of curriculum Develop community inclusion and vocational training Assesses family's needs and connects them to available services and resources.
05/2008 to 08/2008
Autism Consultant / Parent TrainerThe Genesis School – Wantagh, NY
Develop and coordinate behavioral interventions with families Provide behavioral management training to parents Enhanced Social skills Developed hygiene routine schedules, community inclusion programs and vocational training Assessed family's needs and connected them to available services and resources.
10/2009 to Current
Court Appointed Care ManagerNassua County Supreme Court – Mineola, NY
Coordinate services between home, school and parents through supervision, development and collection of behavior data, implementation, analysis, revision of behavior intervention plans and residential habilitation plans for each consumer.
Develop and ensure the appropriate implementation of behavior reduction plans using applied behavior analysis techniques including preference and reinforcer assessments, functional behavioral assessments, functional behavior analysis, token economies, behavior contracts, social stories, and treatment validly, and activity schedules to achieve data based goals.
Provide direct feedback, supervision, and training to program staff and parents on a regular basis, and as needed as well as developing training curriculum with Executive Director to have group home staff be trained with classroom staff.
Provided additional ABA supervision through internship program to Masters BCBA student from C.W.
05/2007 to 02/2014
Home Service Coordinator / Case Manager / Autism ConsultantPlainview School District – Plainview, NY
05/2005 to Current
Home Service Coordinator / Case Manager / Autism ConsultantMassapequa School District – Massapequa, NY
09/2004 to 06/2005
Inclusion specialistIslip School District – Islip, NY
Provide support to student at Islip middle and high school inclusion setting Modify school work as directed by special education teacher Implement and provide reinforment to student as per behavior intervention plan Collect data on academic and behavior goals as per IEP Attend CSE and clinical team meetings.
06/2004 to 02/2014
Behavioral Specialist / Autism ConsultantThe Genesis School for Children with Autism – Plainview, NY
Perform behavioral assessments and present monthly summaries of behavior data Supervise collection of behavior data and prepare and revise students' behavior plans Train staff on behavioral management strategies Create student reinforcement systems including token systems, token boards, behavior contracts and activity schedules Meet with Teachers, Parents and Directors to review programs and behavior Attend conferences, trainings and workshops related to educating persons' diagnosed with autism Assist in the writing and development of each student's IEP goals and objectives.
06/2004 to 08/2007
Group LeaderConference Presentation Highlights – Chicago, Illinois
Supervise and train staff for proper completion of job responsibilities Ensure communication of pertinent information to assistants, interns and other group leaders Assist the After School Coordinator with the development and scheduling of appropriate activities Coordinate proper transportation procedure for after school dismissal International Applied behavior analysis Conference (IABA) May 2008 The Trials and Tribulations of Opening a Group Home for Adults Diagnosed with Autism (Eden II Programs) Bradley Richards Phoenix, Arizona International Applied behavior analysis Conference (IABA) May 2009 Reduction of Sleep Variability in an Adolescent with Autism through the Implementation of a behavioral sleep protocol.
Bradley Richards and Frank R.
Cicero (Eden II Programs) Ipad applications for special needs using and technology Challenging behaviors eden 2 annual conference.
Master of Arts: Behavior Analysis C.W. Post at Long Island University - Old Brookville, NY Psychology
Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) qualified: Albany, NY
BA: Psychology Business Psychology Business
Serve as a member of the Behavioral Management Committee, Research committee, Green committee and Eden II Quality Improvement committee and other agency committees
Completed Training in Needs of students with Autism
Certified in strategies for crisis intervention and prevention-Revised (SCIP-R), First Aid, CPR, Child Abuse and Prevention
Member of New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA) since 2003