Example of Services

Scheduling

  • The Administrative Coordinator will set up a schedule with one or more Direct Interventionists, depending on the authorized hours
  • The family will be informed about the schedule and the first intervention session will be scheduled.

First session

  • The Program Supervisor and the Direct Interventionist meet with the family at their home. The Program Supervisor will review all the programs carefully. The parent goals will be explained as well as how to record data outside of the sessions and the family can ask questions
  • The Program Supervisor will use Behavior Skills Training to train the Direct Interventionist in the individual client programs
  • The Program Supervisor will explain how much parent training is required, depending on the contract (Early Intensive Behavior Services or Positive Behavioral Parent Consultation)
  • The programs, virtually accessible, will be shown to the parent
  • The family will be asked to implement various strategies as well, with the help of the Program Supervisor. The Direct Interventionist will also implement programs with the family and will focus on building rapport with the client

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Consecutive sessions

  • The Direct Interventionist will arrive at the families’/client’s home and will prepare the data sheets, the schedule for the day and possibly the token economy
  • The parents/client will be asked about their day or week, and they will be asked to show the data they collected outside of the sessions
  • The Direct Interventionist 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 Program Supervisor will join the session, depending on the amount of supervision hours that are authorized. He or she will provide feedback to the Direct Interventionist, model certain strategies and provide parent training if needed. 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 Direct Interventionist will graph the data and remind the parents to practice the ABA strategies out side of the sessions, and continue to collect data outside of the session
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