Brandy- Office Manager

mcGill_staff_brandyBrandy began her career in human services in 2000, where she provided direct support and services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a group home setting. She continued in the human service field through working with children and young adults in numerous settings. This included schools, residential treatment facilities, and other community settings.

During these experiences, Brandy has provided services to a diverse population including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health disorders, and juvenile sex offenders. Brandy joined SMC in 2014.

Years of Service: 16

Education:

  • B.A. Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University
  • B.A. Special Education Specializing in Community Programs for Americans with Disabilities from Slippery Rock University
  • Masters of Special Education from the Slippery Rock University

Certifications, Memberships and Accreditations:

  • Licensed Behavior Specialist; Pennsylvania Board of Medicine
  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Certification; Bureau of Autism Services
  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Certified Trainer; Bureau of Autism Services

Specialties/Strengths:

    • Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • Mental Health
    • Problematic Sexual Behaviors
    • Person-Centered Planning
    • Positive Approaches
    • Curriculum Development
    • Clinical Assessment
    • Therapeutic Intervention Strategies
    • Social Skills Development
    • Treatment Planning
    • Support Plan Development
    • Staff Development/Support
    • Parent Education