School Based Services

 

What school based services are offered at Graham Behavior Services?

Graham Behavior Services offers school based services through consultation and/or training.  We can work with an individual student, a classroom, a school, and an entire school district.  We are available to provide training for an individual teacher or teachers throughout a school district.  The services offered for consultation and training include:​​

  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
  • Individualized Positive Behavior Support Plans
  • Data collection
  • Skills assessment
  • Skill acquisition program development and implementation
  • Behavior plan development and implementation
  • Program Design, Development, and Implementation
  • Classroom management
  • Behavior management
  • Professional Development, staff training, and staff management

 

What kind of staff are providing school based services?

School based instruction at Graham Behavior Services are administered by Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and behavior therapists.  BCBAs have at least a Master’s degree and will provide consultation and training on functional behavior assessments, positive behavior support plans, skill assessments, and behavior plan and program development.  In addition, BCBAs can assist with classroom and behavior management. The behavior therapists at Graham Behavior Services have at least a Bachelor’s degree along with extensive experience in Applied Behavior Analysis.  A behavior therapist will be used to implement programming that a BCBA has written and work directly with students. Behavior therapists also collect and graph data when needed.

 

Who can access school based services?

Graham Behavior Services is available to work with children from diagnosis age to adulthood.  For school based services, we are available for any school aged child, from preschool up to 21 years old.  We work with individuals with special needs, autism, and any challenging behaviors using the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.  We are also able to work throughout a school district to incorporate the use of Applied Behavior Analysis within the school system.

 

How can I access school based services at Graham Behavior Services?

If you are a parent and you would like to access school based services for your child, you can contact Graham Behavior Services directly and request that your school contract with us to provide the needed assessment, consultation, or programming for your child.  Parents can contact us directly for help and direction with how to approach their school to request our services.

If you are a school district and you would like to work together with Graham Behavior Services, you can contact us directly and we can work to develop a plan that works for your school.  We are available to work with individuals, classrooms, multiples schools, and school districts. Graham Behavior Services is available to work with public and private schools, daycares and preschools, and we are an approved clinic and agency through the Department of Education.  

 

What is Purposeful Teaching?

Purposeful Teaching is a teacher training program designed by Graham Behavior Services based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.  This program provides teachers with the structure to troubleshoot potential problems in their classrooms using research based interventions. Teachers will be shown positive teaching techniques to help increase positive behaviors, skill acquisition goals, and decrease challenging behaviors.  The strategies presented will help teachers make decisions that respect your students, rebuild your classroom relationships, and empower you to embrace the goals and values that embody your school district.  

 

Where can I find school based services for my child?

At Graham Behavior Services, we service individuals throughout the state of New Jersey.  We are based in Tinton Falls within Monmouth County, but have providers who work in many other counties, including Morris, Middlesex, Mercer, Somerset, Union, and Ocean.  If you are looking for services in your area, please click here and fill out the contact sheet.  We will get back to you within one business day.