Watch Our Workshop on the Caregiver’s Role in Treatment

December 3, 2014 | Family Resource Navigator

Join us Wednesdays at noon at the Albemarle County Office Building for our Parent Education Series. Click here for a full schedule. Join us this week for a session on the caregiver’s role in treatment, led by Outpatient Supervisor Ashley Stonemetz-Walding. Watch Our Workshop on the Caregiver’s Role in Treatment After the session, please take…

Tags: Ashley Stonemetz-Walding, autism, autism expert, Community, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Parent Education Series, support, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff, workshop

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It’s Your Turn!

July 24, 2014 | Programs

Who wouldn’t want to have this much fun at work? Now it’s your turn to join this passionate, smiling, bongo-playing team! VIA is hiring BCBAs, Instructors, and more! Apply now.

Tags: applied behavior analysis, autism, BCBA, behavior analyst, Charlottesville, Employment, hiring, Instructor, recruiting, VIA Staff

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VIA is Hiring Behavior Analysts

July 17, 2014 | Programs

VIA is on the lookout for behavior analysts to join our leadership team! Lead a team of passionate, highly-trained instructors. Collaborate with other behavior analysts. Design your own professional path. Live in one of the best cities in the nation. And create a brighter future for people with autism. Are you ready? Apply now.  …

Tags: autism expert, behavior analyst, expert, hiring, James C. Hormel School, students, VIA Staff

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VIA Staff Highlighted at ABAI Convention

May 28, 2014 |

The Virginia Institute of Autism’s staff had a strong presence at the Association for Behavior Analysis International 40th Annual Convention this weekend. Five VIA behavior analysts presented their findings at the conference – the largest meeting of behavior analysts in the world. Outpatient Supervisors Julie Patterson and Peggy Halliday and Outpatient Behavioral Services Director Emily…

Tags: ABAI, Ashley Stonemetz-Walding, autism expert, autism study, behavior analysis, Conference, Julie Patterson, Outpatient Behavioral Services, Pathways, Reinforcement, VIA, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff, Yaniz Padilla Dalmau

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Ethan Long Releases Autism Study

May 20, 2014 | Programs

A new autism study may be a step toward reducing stimulatory behaviors that interfere with learning. The study, “Preliminary Effects of Conditioned Establishing Operations on Stereotypy,” was conducted by a team of autism experts, including VIA Executive Director Ethan Long, PhD, BCBA-D. The research team developed a procedure to identify and treat distracting behaviors often…

Tags: autism expert, autism study, Ethan Long, VIA On the Move, VIA Staff

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