Jared-Behavior Support Professional

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Jared has worked in the mental health field for 12 years in a variety of roles including direct care, case management, and as a therapist. He has direct experience with clients aged 5-65 working on a variety goals such as anger management, family conflict, social skills, autism spectrum disorders, and sexual adjustment.

Jared enjoys getting active with the clients, whether that means exercise, going for a walk, or just playing catch. Jared has lived in the Pittsburgh area his whole life but enjoys getting out into the woods whenever he can.

Years of Service: 12

Education:

  • B.A. Psychology from Clarion University
  • Masters of Counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Certifications, Memberships and Accreditations:

  • Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) Certification; Bureau of Autism Services

Specialties/Strengths:

  • Sexuality
  • Mental Health
  • Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Problematic Sexual Behaviors
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Positive Approaches
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Relapse Prevention for Sexual Offending
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Treatment Planning
  • Support Plan Development
  • Parent Education
  • Play Therapy
  • Functional Behavior Analysis