Arlette is a Clinician at Behavior Change Institute. She earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology at the University of Texas of El Paso in 2011. She began pursuing her associate certification in behavior analysis in 2013 and has been under Dr. Pollard’s mentorship since 2012. Arlette is currently pursuing her Master’s of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has worked with children with developmental disabilities for over 9 years. She began her work in the field of Behavior Analysis, as a behavior interventionist with the school districts in the El Paso area through the Texas Behavior Support Initiative for 4 years. She continued her experience in the field as a Behavior Technician providing specialized 1:1 in-home, clinic-based and school-based ABA therapy for children with developmental disabilities 0-18 years old.
As a Clinician with BCI, Arlette conducts the following responsibilities: initial assessments, treatment development and management, supervision of Behavior Technicians, social skills groups coordination and supervision, parent and family training, providing additional and local support to cases in the Texas Area, development of community partnerships with local organizations and connecting families with additional support resources in the area.
Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI)
Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA)
Texas Association for Behavior Analysis (TXABA)
Severe Challenging Behavior with Intervention Development for Functionally Equivalent Replacement Skills
Behavior Crisis Management
Functional Communication Methods and Techniques
Social Skills Training
Family Training of Behavior Analytic Procedures for the Everyday Situations
BCaBA, Florida Institute of Technology: National Certification Courses as a Board Certified Associate Behavior Analyst (2014)
B.S., Psychology with Minor in Biology, University of Texas at El Paso (2011)
Autism Speaks Neighborhood Grant Award: “Sociable Clubhouse” in collaboration with Dr. Pollard (2015)
Since March 2014
I am honored to be part of the enthusiastic and amazing BCI family. Working at Behavior Change Institute is an amazing experience, which offers constant team collaboration for the development of behavior and skills interventions from a multidisciplinary approach in order to provide high quality, effective and evidence-based services for our families. BCI offers a true experience of teamwork in order to provide the best client care.
BCI has offered me to challenge myself in my continuous professional development. I am grateful and humbled by the wonderful opportunity to collaborate with our high-expertise team and families in order to bring a better tomorrow for our clients. I hope to contribute to BCI’s mission of extending behavior analytic services to underserved communities with the use of technology. It is a privilege to be part of a company with such high integrity, dedication to their clients and team.