Liliet Tarrago

Liliet Tarrago has been working at the Ft. Lauderdale location of our Florida Autism Treatment Center since 2011 after completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida. While providing direct treatment as an autism therapist, she observed the positive impact that changes in behavior can have on the quality of life of children with autism and their families. This inspired her to pursue a career in behavior analysis. In 2013, Liliet obtained her Master of Science degree in Counseling, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University and became a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. A year later, she acquired her certification as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has since been working as a Clinical Supervisor for BAI. Liliet trains staff and families in multiple locations including center, school, and home-based settings. She oversees verbal behavior, language acquisition and behavior reduction programs. Liliet also consults internationally providing behavior analysis and consulting services to families overseas in the Caribbean and in South America.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Verbal behavior and language acquisition
  • Staff and family training
  • Assessment and treatment of problem behaviors

EDUCATION

  • M.S. in Counseling, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University
  • B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Family and friends
  • Fishing and free-diving
  • Food and travel

Mariana Aburman, Billing and Collections Specialist

Mariana Aburman is our Billing and Collection Specialist who recently joined our team. Prior to joining Behavior Analysis Inc., she accumulated over 3 years of medical billing experience specializing in the mental health department. In her spare time she loves being a mother to her two boys, spending time with family and traveling.

Mary Knowles, M.S.

Mary has been working for BAI for over four and one half years. She began her career as an autism therapist and achieved her BCaBA after completing her Bachelor degree in psychology at Florida International University. Mary's positive experiences with her colleagues and the individuals she served at BAI cemented her decision to specialize in ABA and pursue further training. She went on to attend Sage Graduate Schools where she studied under Dr. Dana Reniecke and obtained her Master of Science degree in applied behavior analysis and autism.

Mary is currently a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA) Clinical Supervisor and the Training Coordinator for the Kendall center. In 2013 she sat on a panel for parent training at the Association for Behavior Analysis International's annual conference in Minneapolis, MN.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Verbal behavior and language acquisition
  • Assessment and treatment of problem behaviors
  • Parent and staff training

EDUCATION

  • M.S. in Applied Behavior Analysis from Sage Graduate Schools
  • B.S. in Psychology from Florida International University

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Watching sports of all types
  • Crossfit
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Cooking

Raquel Aidie, M.S.

      Raquel Aidie is a Clinical Supervisor at the Ft. Lauderdale location of our Florida Autism Treatment Centers. She provides direct verbal behavior, skill acquisition, and behavior reduction services to clients as well as parents.

     Raquel has worked with various populations including: children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, children with visual impairments, and adults with different mental health disorders. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Florida Atlantic University. She went on to pursue her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis at Nova Southeastern University. During her graduate studies, Raquel worked in the school-setting with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She gained experience implementing behavior reduction strategies in individual and group settings, skill acquisition programs, as well as conducting data analysis. She also gained experience providing training to parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder on what is Applied Behavior Analysis, how it works, and how to implement behavior reduction strategies in the home-setting.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Reading recent articles from the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Implementing skill acquisition and behavior reduction techniques
  • Providing supervision and training to parents and students

EDUCATION

  • M.S. in Mental Health Counseling with specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University
  • B.S. in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Cooking
  • Dog Training
  • Travel