Example of Services

Scheduling

  • The Administrative Coordinator will set up a schedule with one or more Behavior Therapist, depending on the authorized hours
  • The family/school/day program will be informed about the schedule and the first ABA session will be scheduled.

First session

  • The Clinical Supervisor and the Behavior Therapist meet with the family at their home or with the teacher & client in the school/day program. The Clinical Supervisor reviews all the programs carefully. Goals that will be taught to the parent/caregiver/teacher/social worker, will be explained as well as how to record data outside of the sessions. Questions can be asked
  • The Clinical Supervisor will use Behavior Skills Training to train the Behavior Therapist in the individual client programs
  • The Clinical Supervisor will explain how much parent training/caregiver/teacher/social worker training is recommended
  • The programs, virtually accessible, will be shown
  • The family/teacher/social worker will be asked to implement various strategies as well, with the help of the Clinical Supervisor. The Behavior Therapist will also implement programs with the client and will focus on building rapport with the client

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Consecutive sessions

  • The Behavior Therapist will arrive at the families’/client’s home, school or day center, and will prepare the data sheets, the schedule for the day and possibly the token economy
  • The family, teacher or social worker will be asked about their day or week, and they will be asked to show the data they collected outside of the sessions
  • The Behavior Therapist will start the intervention session with a preference/ reinforcer assessment
  • The programs will be implemented (self-help skills; play skills; social skills; communication skills; Behavior Intervention Plan)
  • The Clinical Supervisor will join the session, depending on the amount of supervision hours that are authorized. He or she will provide feedback to the Behavior Therapist, model certain strategies and provide training to caregivers/teachers. Also, he/she will analyze the data that are being collected, and possibly modify programs and/or objectives
  • At the end of the session, the Behavior Therapist will graph the data and remind the caregivers/teachers to practice the ABA strategies outside of the sessions, and continue to collect data outside of the sessions
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