Tara Reyes is Case Manager at Creative Solutions for Hope. Tara has been with CSH for 6 months, and has been providing behavior analytic services to children with autism and other related developmental disabilities since 2010. She is responsible for assessing her client’s needs, developing individualized programming to address those needs, and monitoring their progress to yield meaningful and functional change for families. Additionally, Tara regularly provides on-going staff training and parent consultative services. She has had extensive training and experience with implementing various behavior analytic methodologies, including Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Pivotal Response Training (PRT), Natural Environment Training (NET), verbal behavior, and more. She is committed to the principles of behavior analysis and hopes to help each of her clients reach their fullest potential.
Tara graduated from San Diego State University and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies (i.e., elementary education) in 2008. Tara continued her graduate studies at San Diego State University and earned a Preliminary Multiple Subject Teaching Credential in 2009. After working in the behavior analytic field for some years, Tara went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis Curriculum and Instructions from Arizona State University in 2016. During her free time, Tara likes to go running/do yoga, try new/local restaurants, and spend time with loved ones.
Gloria Thein is Case Manager at Creative Solutions for Hope. Gloria has been working for CSH for 2 years, providing services for children and families diagnosed with Autism and other related disorders. She is responsible for overseeing and developing our clinical departments through evaluations and supervision. She has experience in one-to-one therapy and educating parents through parent consultation in the home, school, and community settings, supporting staffs, developing and implementing behavior intervention programs, conducting assessments, and report writing. She has received comprehensive training in the principles of behavior analysis and various methodologies such as: Verbal Behavior (VB), Pivotal Response Training (PRT), Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Functional Communication Training (FCT), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and various technologies of ABA, such as: prompting, fading, task analysis, chaining, shaping, and generalization.
Gloria graduated in 2012 from the University of California Riverside with her BA in Socioloyy. In 2017, she obtained her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from National University. During her free time, she likes to travel and spend time with her nephews and dog.
Staci Lightfoot is a Case Manager at Creative Solutions for Hope. Staci has been working for CSH for almost a year, providing services for children and families diagnosed with Autism and other related disorders, developing programming, and overseeing staff development and implementation of programs. She has experience in providing parent training, 1:1 intervention, and creating behavior support plans and programs customized for each individual she works with.
Stephanie Hodge is a Case Manager at Creative Solutions for Hope (CSH). Stephanie has been with CSH for almost a year. Stephanie is responsible for working directly with clients providing Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy. She also works with Behavior Therapist as a mentor and is responsible for case management, consultation, report writing, and other duties. Stephanie has been working in the field of ABA since 2012. She has conducted Parent Education Classes, is a certified Training Technician for Safety Care (Behavioral Safety Training) and has hosted social groups for various ages. In June 2014, she completed a Master of Arts in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling and passed the necessary examination to obtain her certification as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor. Additionally, she completed coursework for a second master’s in public administration. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog Mango.
Crystal Erwin is a Case Manager at Creative Solutions for Hope. Crystal is responsible for accomplishing clients’ care by assessing treatment needs, developing, monitoring and evaluating treatment plans and reporting on their progress. Aside from monitoring clients’ health and services, she also monitors and coaches direct staff performance. Crystal has experience in establishing treatment programs, 1:1 therapy, supervising and is well trained in various methodologies of behavior analysis. Crystal is dedicted to provide the best resources for her clients and their families.
Crystal graduated from the University of Notre Dame with her Bachelor’s in Sociology then completed her Master’s degree and BCBA Graduate certificate. She is currently studying to become BCBA certified. During Crystal’s free time, she enjoys being with her children and lounging her home.