As HealthCall’s Board Certified Behavior Analyst, MS, BCBA, oversees the provision of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) treatment to long term clients of HealthCall Behavioral Services. Additionally, Shelby provides care planning and parent training as well as supervising the staff members who provide ABA services. Shelby is responsible for conducting treatment assessments in order to develop individualized care plans based upon the needs of each child and their family. She also ensures parent involvement through parent training sessions, which help to ensure the best possible outcomes for the child.
Shelby has provided ABA services to children and their families since 2013, and she has been trained to conduct both VB-MAPP and ABLLS Assessments in order to develop treatment plans that would best fit children receiving services of any developmental age.
Shelby received her B.A. degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Grand Valley State University. She went on to earn her Master’s in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from Capella State University. As a graduate student, Shelby received the President’s Award for her academic success while interning at the Judson Center where she provided ABA Therapy to children between the ages of 2 and 15 years of age. Shelby also worked under the supervision of Dr. Ruth Anan, PhD, BCBA, PLLC in her private practice, conducting therapy with children diagnosed with Selective Mutism, as well as therapy with children diagnosed with ASD.
In her free time, Shelby is a percussionist and teaches indoor drum line to area high school students!