Service Coordinator @ South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
Community Integration Specialist/Behavioral Therapist @ T.O.T.A.L. Programs
B.A., Psychology @
University of California, Riverside
I have over 8 years of experience providing support and services to the developmentally disabled population in the areas of Riverside and South Central Los Angeles. I have thorough knowledge in the Regional Center system serving as a Service Coordinator and had the opportunity to work side by side with numerous agencies, such as Department of Children
I have over 8 years of experience providing support and services to the developmentally disabled population in the areas of Riverside and South Central Los Angeles. I have thorough knowledge in the Regional Center system serving as a Service Coordinator and had the opportunity to work side by side with numerous agencies, such as Department of Children and Family Services, Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, In Home Supportive Services, and the Court System. I have a Master of Science Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and have provided direct ABA therapies to children with Autism, and provided staff and parent trainings on different ABA concepts and principles. I have the passion to provide the help and support to the families that are in need and I have the experience to help guide them and advocate for their children.
Specialties: Knowledge in ABA and experience in conducting DTT sessions as well as behavioral modification therapies. Involved heavily with skills repertoire building.
Clinical Supervisor @ •Provides direct one to one services in the home following programming for behavior reduction and skill repetoire building
•Leads staff trainings on ABA concepts and principles
•Provides in home behavior intervention
•Conducts behavior assessments through direct observations and indirect assessment methods.
•Creates initial assessments and behavior intervention progress reports From March 2013 to Present (2 years 10 months) Service Coordinator @ •Led Individual Person Plan meetings with families that helped identify services and resources to address their unique needs
•Managed a caseload of 100 + consumers and provided case management and monitoring to individuals from 3 years of age to the elderly
•Worked with different agencies, including: Department of Children and Family Services, Adult Protective Services, Child Protective Services, the Unified School Districts, Psychiatric Hospitals, Board and Care homes, and the Court System
•Created reports based on annual and quarterly meetings From August 2008 to June 2014 (5 years 11 months) Community Integration Specialist/Behavioral Therapist @ •Involved with introducing community integration and focused on: transportation, safety, community awareness, communication, challenging behaviors, and purchasing skills
•Participated in training programs that include Applied Behavior Analysis and CPI training From May 2008 to August 2008 (4 months) Private Behavioral Therapist @ •Implemented behavior management and Discrete Trial Training in the home and in a classroom setting
•Provided direct training of new therapists
•Trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis concepts and principles
•Participated in clinics to develop new programs and ensured treatment integrity From August 2005 to August 2007 (2 years 1 month)
Master of Science (M.S.), Applied Behavior Analysis @ The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles From 2011 to 2014 B.A., Psychology @ University of California, Riverside From 2003 to 2007 High School Diploma @ Arcadia High School Edwin Tsai, M.S. is skilled in: Mental Health, Case Managment, Applied Behavior Analysis, Customer Service, Teaching, Cpr Certified, Therapists, Psychology, PowerPoint, Training, Child Development, Behavior Management, Crisis Intervention, Behavior Modification, Developmental Disabilities, Community Outreach, Case Management
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