Cecilia Sanchez, M.A., BCBA, is a clinical supervisor at Creative Solutions for Hope. She joined the team in 2013 upon graduating from California Polytechnic State University where she earned her degree in Biology. Cecilia completed her Master’s degree in Teaching with a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) from National University. Cecilia Sanchez obtained her Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) credentialing in June of 2016.
In the past three years, Cecilia has been promoted from junior therapist to senior therapist then on to become a case manager and most recently a promotion to clinical supervisor. Cecilia’s extensive knowledge and experience has afforded her opportunities to work with an array of children affected by autism, Down’s syndrome and other developmental disabilities.
On her spare time, Cecilia volunteers for organizations such as Medical Centers, Hospitals and Non-profit organizations.
Jordan Dunham, M.A., BCBA, has had over 5 years of experience in the field of Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). She graduated from the University of California, Irvine in 2012 with a major in Sociology and minors in Cognitive Psychology and Education. She earned her Master’s degree March 2016 in Teaching with an emphasis in Applied Behavioral Analysis from National University, Jordan obtained the recognition of Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in June of 2016.
Jordan started with Creative Solutions for Hope as a junior therapist and has moved her way up from senior therapist to social skills leader to case manager and currently as clinical supervisor. As a social skills leader, Jordan worked with kiddos to gain skills including perspective taking, conversation skills, choral directives, and much more! Jordan has a passion working with individuals affected with autism spectrum disorders and their families in order to come up with a plan to improve everyone’s daily life.
Randi Ann Ethridge, M.S., BCBA Graduated from CSULB with a major in Child Development and later went on to complete a dual teaching program, credentialed to teach both general education and special education. She is a certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with a master’s degree in special education and has been working in this particular field for over 16 years. Randi Ann has also had the opportunity to work in the OceanView school district with a preschool SDC classroom. The passion for working with families continued to pull her back to a more clinical setting. Randi Ann worked at an early global development center and learned beside SLP’s,OT’s, PT’s and fellow behavior therapists under one roof, learning various foundational knowledge in each discipline, only enhancing her overall behavioral approach. For 15 years Randi Ann’s focus was in the area of pediatrics and behavioral treatment. As a parent educator she has been able to bring necessary skills and useful strategies to aide families in connecting and communicating with their young children. Randi Ann is trained in Pivitol Response Training (PRT) and Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Verbal Behavior (VB) and Functional Communication Training (FCT). Randi Ann’s most recent role as a mother of beautiful little girl has brought much more depth and understanding to her teaching approach with parents. “It is one of the best jobs to be a mother and yet one of the most challenging, but worth every second”. Randi Ann is excited to be joining the CS4H family.
Roya Beheshti, M.A., BCBA is the Assistant Clinical Director of the Orange County office. She has been working in the Applied Behavior Analysis field for over eight years and has provided services for children and families diagnosed with Autism and related disorders. Roya received her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 2008 at the University of California Riverside and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2012. Roya received her BCBA credential in August of 2014.
Roya’s life passion is helping the children and families she serves and witnessing the progress they make on a day to day basis. She has had experience implementing behavioral intervention programs, conducting direct therapy, conducting parent training sessions, report and functional behavior assessment writing, early intervention therapy, daily living skills programming, functional communication training using Verbal Behavior and supporting direct support staff through supervision practices. Roya is also fluent in Spanish and Farsi. Her goal is to facilitate a supportive environment for the clients and staff in order to render the most effective treatment possible.
Sarah is a Regional Director at Creative Solutions for Hope. She has been working for CSH for over eight years providing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) services for children and families diagnosed with Autism and other related disorders. She graduated from the University of California, Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 2008. Sarah earned her Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in March of 2016 and earned her BCBA credentialing in September of 2016.
Sarah has experience in developing and implementing behavioral intervention programs, one-to-one therapy, educating parents through parent training and consultation within the home and community settings, report writing, supporting staff, and developing and conducting company-wide staff trainings. Sarah has had comprehensive training in the principles of behavior analysis and various methodologies, such as: Verbal Behavior, Discrete Trial Training, Functional Communication Training, and various technologies of ABA, such as: prompting, fading, task analysis, chaining, shaping, and generalization.
Our team of experienced board-certified behavior analysts, licensed psychologists, supervisors, senior behavior therapists and behavior therapists have a combined experience of over 100 years in helping children who face a variety of challenges.