Tajoi Dawkins, M.A

Ms. Tajoi Dawkins is a Behavior Specialist for our Behavioral Education and Therapy Program in Southwest Florida. This innovative program utilizes behavioral training and support in order to prevent children from entering the foster care system. Tajoi works diligently to provide high level, quality individualized behavioral support. She provides in-home behavior analytic services, which include, functional assessment of problem behaviors, behavior intervention plans, as well as training evidence-based parenting recommendations.

Tajoi received her Master’s degree in Exceptional Student Education with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of West Florida. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s in Health Science. She has extensive experience in the mental health field, specifically working with developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, the Deaf community, and victims of abuse or neglect. In addition, she is familiar with the utilization of American Sign Language as an intervention tool in training verbal acquisition skills; typically with non-verbal individuals on the Autism spectrum. She is a member of the Florida Association for Behavior Analysis and Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI).

 

CURRENT INTEREST

  • Behavior Analysis in Child Welfare
  • Prevention Services
  • Parent and Staff Training
  • Analysis and treatment of problem behavior
  • Application of Applied Behavior Analysis with typically developing individuals
  • Completing Master’s degree and sitting for board certification exam
  • Traveling, cooking, and sitting for board certification exam

EDUCATION

  • M.A. in Exceptional Student Education with an Applied Behavior Analysis concentration from the University of West Florida
  • B.S. in Health Science: Rehabilitative Services from the University of Florida

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Spending quality time with family and friends
  • New cultural experiences
  • Staying connected with my church and community
  • Traveling
  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Shopping

Tera McIntyre, Human Resource Specialist

Tera joined Behavior Analysis, Inc. as the Human Resources Specialist in 2017. She has over five (5) years of human resources experience. Tera has extensive human resources professional experience working at both large and small non-profit and profit sectors. Her expertise is in creating and implementing productivity-inducing practices through the application of human resource information systems, talent management, organizational development, training and development, leadership and management coaching.

Tera’s well-rounded employment history include positions such as Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Generalist, Assistant Real Estate Manager and Retail District Manager. She is passionate about helping businesses make the most of their resources and helping individuals reach their full professional potential. Tera is currently working on obtaining her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Nova Southeastern University. In addition, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University.

CURRENT INTERESTS

  • Employee Relations and Talent Development
  • Staying current with the evolving human resources world
  • Obtaining PHR Certification
  • Being adventurous with son (bike riding, indoor rock climbing, indoor skydiving and traveling)
  • Learning about the stock market

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Reading and learning
  • Spending time with my mentees, family and friends
  • Developing a charity to give back to the homeless
  • Traveling
  • Dancing
  • Decorating home