EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAM INFORMATION
The ABC Process for your child’s VB Early Intervention Program or Parent Led VB Program
Months 1 & 2 15-25 hrs
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We provide a 1 hour complimentary consultation with Michele or Elisa and your family in your home. Say YES to ABC AND Decide on either Early Intervention TEAM Program or Parent Led Program. FIRST -- SERVICE AGREEMENT: We bring in the service contract, and other important forms to review and sign with you.
PROGRAM CREATION AND BEHAVIOR PLAN WRITING: Michele or Elisa will write a personal Program and BPI (report) These are written based on assessments.
Month 2 12-20 hrs
PARENT TRAINING: For TEAM BASED PROGRAM: Michele and/or a Sr. BI or Elisa and/or a Sr. BI will conduct 1 or more training sessions for the parents on their own in order to teach them about behaviors and other important aspects of the program.
PARENT LED PROGRAM: Michele and a Sr. BI or Elisa and a Sr. BI will train the parents over several sessions (2-3 hours each) to work with their child using the Verbal Behavior protocol.
BI TRAINING: Michele or Elisa conducts the training for the “team” of Behavior Interventionists on how to implement the child's specific Verbal Behavior Program.
OVERLAPS: The Sr. BI overlaps the BI's to ensure that the programs are being completed to the highest of standards and that all data collected is accurate.
Starting in Month 3 & every month during the program
BI SESSIONS: Behavior Interventionists begin to see the client for therapy sessions on a daily or weekly bases (determined by the parents).
Program implementation and data collection occur within each therapy session.
TEAM MEETINGS: Michele or Elisa meets with the team on a monthly basis OR every 2nd month if so determined by the progress of the team and the child) to review progress, teach new programs, and discuss any problems that may have occurred.
Ongoing until otherwise requested by the parents
RE-ASSESSMENT: Your child is re-assessed every 12 months and necessary changes are made to the child’s program.