Dr. Laura Forkum, PhD, BCBA-D, Executive Director/ co-founder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Laura Forkum is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She has a Masters in Special Education with a concentration in autism from University of Louisville and she has a PhD in Exceptional Learning with a concentration of ABA from Tennessee Tech University. She has experience working with children with autism and related disabilities in home, clinic, and school setting with a focus on early intervention. She is an approved Division of Mental Retardation Services (DMRS) approved Behavior Analyst in the East Region of Tennessee. She is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis, Tennessee Association of Behavior Analysis, the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee, Council for Exceptional Children, and Division of Early Childhood.
Alise Barton, M.S., BCBA (email@example.com)
Alise is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). She obtained a Master of Science degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from Jacksonville State University. She has experience working with children with developmental and intellectual disabilities in the home/school/preschool setting and community. Alise is a member of Tennessee Association for Behavior Analyst.
Jessica Shelley, MS, BCBA, (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jessica Shelley grew up in a small town in Northwest Georgia and attended Jacksonville State University in Alabama where she graduated with an undergrad degree in psychology and a Master’s degree in Behavioral Psychology. During her time at JSU, She became interested in applied behavior analysis while completing her practicum at an early intervention preschool program. While completing her Master’s she worked as a graduate assistant at The Little Tree Preschool in Jacksonville providing services to children. She became interested in working with adults after moving to Chattanooga in 2011 and has been in the field ever since. Jessica is a DIDD Approved Behavior Analyst and a member of ABAI.
Rebecca Brooks, M.S., BCBA
Rebecca is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst from the Chattanooga area. She has a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from East Tennessee State University and completed Applied Behavior Analysis coursework through Florida Institute of Technology. Rebecca became interested in ABA while working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential setting; since becoming a BCBA she has provided services to children in clinic, home, and school settings. Rebecca is a member of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts and Tennessee Association for Behavior Analysis.