Board Certified Behaviour Analyst & Certified Special Educator, BA(Ed), MSpED, BCBA
Micaela is a Behaviour Analyst (certified by the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board) and holds a Master of Special Education from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Linguistics from UNSW.
Micaela’s experience in the field of early intervention, school-based intervention and Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) spans almost 20 years. Having worked in council-based programs, non-government organisations and private practice providing services to children with disabilities and their families, Micaela has experience delivering services to diverse populations. In 2006, Micaela co-developed and launched Sydney’s first government funded, behaviour analytic early intervention program utilising a family-centered model of service delivery, and spent nine years as one of the organisation’s Clinical Directors. From 2015-2020, Micaela has owned and run a small and successful private practice in Sydney’s inner west.
Micaela has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of challenging behaviour, development and monitoring of behaviour intervention plans, functional communication training, social skills intervention and the training and supervision of clinical teams. Throughout her years in the field, Micaela has spent countless hours working in partnership with educators and schools to implement school-wide behaviour change programs as well as individualised support plans.
Micaela is no stranger to MultiLit. In 2007, she joined the team as a literacy tutor working in their community-based programs both in Ashfield and Redfern. Micaela also spent many years delivering the Reading Tutor Program to individual clients in private practice. Today, Micaela joins MultiLit with a passion for training others in the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis and upskilling educators in function-based approaches to create positive and meaningful behaviour change with their students.