Home Based Services

Direct Therapy

BM Photo 2After assessment and planning, this option would involve professionals coming to your home to work directly with the client on skill development. Number of visits and hours per session vary depending on individual needs of the client.

Typically I do not have enough time in the day to provide all of the hours, which is why a home team of paraprofessionals is recommended.

Home Team

This can be accomplished through the use of paraprofessionals contracted and trained through Tobenski Behavior Analysis Services or hired privately by the family. TBAS paraprofessionals have pre-training requisites and typically fewer training hours are required on client specifics before they can provide direct therapy independently. Privately hired paraprofessionals may require more initial training hours.

I can provide you with suggestions for what to ask during an interview process and what may determine who is a “good fit” for client and family goals.

Whether you choose to utilize TBAS paraprofessionals or privately hired paraprofessionals, all non-licensed professionals working with the client will need to be supervised by a BCBA on an ongoing basis, which may include videotaping of sessions, data and record review, and both individuals being present during direct therapy.

Behavior Intervention Planning

This involves 2-3 visits following the completion of an assessment. A BIP is a plan based on the results of a functional behavior assessment/analysis.

A plan may include interventions to be implemented before behavior occurs to avoid problem behavior, how to react to problem or desired behavior when it is occurring, and consequences for increasing desired behavior and/or decreasing problem behavior.

TBAS would model, problem solve, and answer any questions regarding plan implementation during these visits.

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