Behavioral Support Partnership provides evidence driven supports and services to meet the unique needs of children and families. In addition to Applied Behavior Analysis, we offer individual speech and occupational therapy based on an assessment of the child’s specific needs.
Early Start – Global Infant Development Program
BSP KIDS! is a global, infant development program for children one to three years of age. BSP KIDS! offers ABA services, Occupational Therapy and Speech Therapy in a small clinic setting.
Services are currently provided on a one to one basis and in small group settings (1:2 and 1:3 ratios) based on the needs of the child. Children in our 1:1 program are also seen in their family home.
Parents participate in all services and attend a one hour Parent Education class weekly.
ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis ) Services
One to One Direct Intervention Services
Behavioral Support Partnership provides a trained Behavior Therapist that works directly with your child in your own home. Our Behavior Therapists are trained in Applied Behavior Analysis principles and teaching strategies with a focus on Pivotal Response Treatment® (PRT). One to one direct intervention services for children under three years of age may also be conducted at our clinic – BSP KIDS!
The Behavior Therapist is part of a professional team that works closely together to provide the highest quality of services and supervision. Services are highly individualized and have measurable goals with a focus on functional skills aimed at accelerating the child’s learning curve. Parents are taught to implement teaching strategies during the natural routines of family life.
Targeted skills areas include:
• Communication Skills
• Play Skills
• Social Skills
• Self Regulation
• Motor Skills
• Pre-academic Skills
• Self-help Skills
• Self Management
Supervisors visit your home regularly during the month to monitor your child’s ABA program and measure progress.
Parent Training and Consultation Services
Parent education is always a part of our services. We believe parents are essential to a child’s progress and that learning should not end when the Behavior Therapist leaves your home. In order to ensure that parents have the skills to effectively teach, eliminate behavioral challenges and create environments that facilitate learning at home and in the community, Behavioral Support Partnership provides the following services:
• Functional Analysis/Assessment of targeted behaviors conducted across multiple environments
• Development of Comprehensive Behavior Support Plans
• Environmental adaptations/modifications are made to promote and maintain change in the home
• A variety of evidence based teaching strategies are utilized including Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), Incidental Teaching, and Video Modeling
• Parents are taught behavior management skills utilizing a Competency Based Training Manual
• Parent Training Consultants provide “hands on practice” with the child and parent utilizing ABA skills
• Data based treatment planning
Speech and Language Therapy
Our Speech and Language Therapy services are aimed at addressing a child’s delays in speech development, receptive language, expressive language, pragmatics and articulation.
Our Speech and Language Pathologists work closely with BSP’s ABA staff as well as parents. Services include a Speech and Language evaluation, individual Speech and Language Therapy and/or on-going consultation with the Speech and Language Pathologist.
Occupational Therapy services are aimed at addressing a child’s fine and gross motor skills, tactile defensiveness, motor planning and coordination, feeding difficulties, etc. Limitations and/or difficulties in one or more of these areas may impact a child’s progress in reaching his/her developmental trajectories.
Our Occupational Therapist works closely with our ABA staff and parents to address these difficulties/ deficits by conducting an Occupational Therapy Evaluation, Individual Occupational therapy and/or Occupational Therapy consultation.
Social Skills Training
BSP offers a state of the art Social Skills program. Children learn to interact effectively with others in a fun and playful environment. Based on an assessment of your child’s social skills, an individualized program is developed to address his/her needs. Social skills groups conducted by our ABA staff are small and provide intensive support. Children are grouped according to age and ability levels. Children from three years of age up to young adults are welcome.
The following skill areas are addressed:
• Joint attention
• Perspective taking
• Initiating and responding to peers
• Gaining attention
• Managing social conflict
• Socially appropriate calming strategies
Activities are adapted and age appropriate. Skills are taught using evidence-based teaching strategies, capitalizing on your child’s strengths and motivation to increase social behaviors.
Siblings and friends are invited to attend our Social Skills group. Peer mentors, trained by BSP staff, are matched with your child. BSP also encourages parents to participate in the concurrent training program on how to teach social skills to their children.
BSP offers a variety of supports to facilitate your child’s full inclusion across multiple environments.
BSP is a certified Non Public Agency (NPA) under the California Department of Education.
To facilitate your child’s inclusion in school and to ensure their successful learning, BSP provides a set of comprehensive supports including:
• Provision of 1:1 Aides to support a student in the classroom, on the playground, at lunch, and/or at an Afterschool program
• General classroom consultation and curriculum modification
• Comprehensive Functional Analysis Assessments and development of Positive Behavior Support Plans (PBSP)
• Consultation regarding the implementation of the PBSP for a specific student
• Supervision of Behavior Intervention Implementers (1:1 Aides)
BSP can support your child’s inclusion in community activities. Our trained ABA Therapists can accompany your child, family members and/or caregivers to a variety of events to ensure a happy, successful experience. Training is also available on how to plan and execute a successful event.
Supported Companions are available to accompany you to everyday and special events including:
• Dentist or doctor visit
• Grocery store
• Play date
• Sports activity
• Birthday party
At Behavioral Support Partnership, parents play an essential role in their child treatment program and learning. Throughout the course of treatment, Behavioral Support Partnership provides support, advocacy and resources to parents.
Whether you are interested in honing your parenting skills, increasing your understanding of your child’s behavior, or managing the various behaviors you may encounter as your child moves through the developmental stages, our classes will address your family needs.
Below is a sample of our classes for parents:
- Ensuring Successful Bedtime Routines
- Potty Training 101
- Ensuring a Successful Community Outing
- Person Centered Planning
- How to Facilitate Your Child’s Social Interactions
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