Clinical Team

Passport to Adaptive Living (PAL) was founded in 2011 on the basis to provide quality care for individuals with developmental disabilities. PAL provides intensive behavior intervention (ABA), adaptive skills training, social skills training (individual/group), school support, and parent training. Within all services, PAL utilizes behavior change procedures that are derived from one or more basic principles of behavior to teach skills and reduce problem behaviors.

PAL’s interdisciplinary team consists of behavior analysts, educators, and mental health professionals to ensure that your loved one receives the best care possible. PAL is proud to state that our team is very dedicated to assisting our families and their loved ones.

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Jeremy Wilson, PhD, BCBA-D

Clinical Director of Behavioral Services

About Dr. Wilson:  Jeremy Wilson began supporting individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities in 1999. Jeremy holds a Master’s Degree and teaching credential in Special Education specializing in moderate to severe disabilities from Cal State University Northridge. He also completed his course requirements for the Board Certification in Behavior Analysis at Cal State University Northridge. His experience includes working as a discrete trial instructor, special education teacher teaching grades K – 12, program supervisor developing in home behavior intervention programs, and program director and co-founder of Creating Inclusive Opportunities (2007), which provided adaptive skills and social skills instruction. Jeremy also has a strong background in providing school support and inclusion. Jeremy is now a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (Doctoral Designation) and a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles’ Applied Behavior Analysis PhD program. Currently, Jeremy is serving as Clinical Director of Behavioral Services at Passport to Adaptive Living, Inc (PAL) in Ventura, Ca.

Email: jwilson@pal-services.org

Tiffany.JPGTiffany Mandelbaum, MA, BCBA, Education Specialist

Clinical Director 

About Tiffany: Tiffany began supporting individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities in 2000. Tiffany holds a Master’s Degree and teaching credential in Special Education specializing in moderate to severe disabilities from Cal State University Northridge. She also completed her course requirements for the Board Certification in Behavior Analysis at Cal State University Northridge and is a board certified behavior analyst. Her experience includes working as a discrete trial instructor, special education teacher teaching grades PreK – 2, program supervisor developing in home behavior intervention programs, and as program director and co-founder of Creating Inclusive Opportunities (2007), which provided adaptive skills and social skills instruction. Tiffany also has a strong background in providing school support and inclusion support.

Email: tmandelbaum@pal-services.org

 

2014-08-20 18.30.48Peter Aguirre, MA, BCBA

Assistant Director 

About Peter: Peter is a Clinical Program Coordinator supporting families in Ventura County. Peter attended CSUN’s Behavioral Clinical Psychology Program and acquired his MA degree and course work to sit for the board certification in behavior analysis exam. He has 5 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities. Peter has implemented ABA in both the home and school setting. In December 2016, Peter received his Board Certification in Behavior Analysis.

Email: paguirre@pal-services.org

 

sarah2Sarah Warburg, MA, BCBA

Assistant Director of Assessment

About Sarah: Sarah is a Clinical Program Coordinator supporting our English and Spanish speaking families in Ventura County. Sarah is attended CSUN’s Behavioral Clinical Psychology Program and acquire her MA degree and course work to sit for the board certification in behavior analysis exam. She has four years of experience working with children and adults with autism and other developmental disabilities, and has extensive training in Discrete Trial Training and Pivotal Response Training. In December 2016, Sarah received her Board Certification in Behavior Analysis.

Email: swarburg@pal-services.org

 

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Dr. Jasna Haller, DBH-ACAS, BCCS

Assistant Clinical Director
Doctor of Behavioral Health/Integrated Behavioral Care

About Dr. Haller: Dr. Haller is the Assistant Clinical Director of the PAL Social Skills Group and Adaptive Skills programs.  She holds national credentialing as an Advanced Certified Autism Specialist (ACAS) and Board Certified Cognitive Specialist (BCCS) through the IBCCES.  She completed all coursework and in-field clinical hours required to sit for board certification as a behavioral analyst and is planning on pursuing this credential.  Dr. Jasna, as she is often called by her co-workers and patients, received her Doctorate in Behavioral Health-Clinical Tract and Master of Education-ABA/Autism both from Arizona State University, has a Master in Management of Information Systems (MMIS) from West Coast University and a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Chemistry from The University of IL-Chicago Campus.  She is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, APA, CFHA, ABAI and actively volunteers with community partners as an independent consultant providing individualized integrated care plan solutions, life coach services, and special needs advocate.  Dr. Jasna has over five years of clinical experience working with individuals who have special needs and has been trained in multimodal treatment plans including:  ABA, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Evidence-Based treatments, Integrative Behavioral Care, Complementary and Alternative Methods, and is a certified Hypnotherapist

Email: jhaller@pal-services.org

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