Assistant Director – Assistant Behavior Analyst – Riverdale Center
Lisa received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Dixie State University. During her college career, Lisa worked at a group home with adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, schizophrenia, Down syndrome, anxiety, depression, amongst other disorders. During this time, she also worked 5 years with adults struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. She interned at a middle school working with teenagers with behavioral issues, where she also conducted research on implementing a rewards program to increase desired behavior which was approved by the Institutional Review Board. With this, she presented her research at the Western Psychological Association in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lisa found Utah Behavior Services and grew a love for the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and the individuals she has met in the company. Since her time at UTBS, she has had a child of her own who has been diagnosed with autism. This has only increased her passion for creating successful children and strengthening families. She furthered her education at Florida Institute of Technology and completed her coursework as a BCaBA. She is currently completing her education to become a BCBA. In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her children, camping, running, and watching crime documentaries. Lisa’s love continues to grow for the individuals she encounters in this field.