Jennifer Mitchell, M.S.Ed., BCBA – Director
Jennifer Mitchell holds a Masters Degree in Intensive Special Needs with a concentration in Autism and a Georgia Teaching Certificate. She taught special education in the public schools for 7 years. She has been working with children with autism and related disabilities since 1993 and received formal training at the New England Center for Autism in Massachusetts. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has been providing consultation and direct therapy to children with autism and related disabilities.
Shauna Courtney, M.Ed., BCBA – Director
Shauna Courtney holds a Masters Degree in Special Education with a concentration in Autism/Emotional Disorders. She has been working with children with autism and related disabilities since 1994, receiving her training through various behavior analysts as well as attending workshops. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and has been providing consultation and direct therapy to children with autism and related disabilities, focusing on intensive behavioral intervention.
Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA)
All BCBA’s are credentialed through the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and hold a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Education or related field. Our BCBA’s work closely with clients and staff to implement individualized Treatment Plans including analyzing and interpreting data, designing and implementing treatment protocols, and training and supervising staff.
Registered Behavior Technicians (RBT) / Therapists
All staff are trained on-site and receive daily supervision from a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). All therapists have earned the Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) credential or are currently working toward their credential based on the current BACB standards. Our therapists provide 1:1 direct therapy in our clinic setting.
Supervision for BCBA candidates
Summit Autism Center offers independent fieldwork experience and supervision for candidates enrolled in graduate programs that will prepare them for the BCBA credential and exam. Supervision as well as direct and indirect hours are offered.