The Behavior Management Services program supports individuals to use positive strategies to decrease the occurrence of unwanted behaviors. Utilizing Behavior Management Services can enhance an individual’s quality of life by increasing their independence and meaningful participation in the community.
New Hope Services’ Behavior Specialist partners with clients, staff, and family members to provide hands on training to promote success and decrease the number of challenging or dangerous behaviors. Behavior Management Services are funded through the CIH, FSW Medicaid Waivers.
Janis Ballard, MA
Behavior Management Consultant
Janis has over 20 years of experience working with individuals who have developmental disabilities, beginning in a classroom setting and for the last 5 years as a Behavior Consultant. Janis completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Indiana University Southeast and her Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis from Spalding University.
Ja’Dora Parks, MA
Ja’Dora has a Master of Arts degree in Professional Counseling from The University of The Cumberlands and a BA in Mental Health Counseling from Lindsay Wilson College. She has previous experience as a Behavior Clinician, Clinical Therapist, and Clinical Director.
This program is currently offered in Clark, Floyd and Scott counties.