Behavioral Specialist

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Earline Haidar | (215) 120-0567 | Jamestown, ND


I am a certified behavioral specialist with over 1 year of experience working in the field. I have worked with clients of all ages, from young children to adults, and have helped them overcome their challenges and improve their lives. I am passionate about my work and committed to helping my clients reach their full potential.


Behavioral Specialist at Behavior Management Systems, NDMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 4 behavior specialists in developing and implementing positive behavioral supports for 50 students with disabilities.
  • Trained staff on how to use data to inform instruction and interventions.
  • Successfully decreased the number of office discipline referrals by 20% over the course of 6 months.
  • Led professional development workshops on classroom management strategies for teachers.
  • Collaborated with school administration, teachers, parents, and outside agencies to develop individualized plans for students.

Associate Behavioral Specialist at Behavioral Health Specialists, NDJul 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Led a team of 4 direct care staff in providing daily living support and implementing behavior plans for 6 clients with developmental disabilities.
  • Monitored client progress and documented changes in behaviors, health status, and skills development.
  • Trained new staff members on company policies and procedures related to the provision of services.
  • Participated in individualized service planning meetings with families/guardians to develop annual goals for each client.
  • Provided crisis intervention when necessary.


Master of Science in Psychology at University of North DakotaSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to read and analyze psychological research, how to design and carry out psychological research projects, and how to communicate psychological research findings.


  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Child Development
  • Behavior Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Counseling Skills
  • Communication

Agata Knez | (392) 575-7253 | 1732 W 500 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84119


I am a Behavioral Specialist with over 1 year of experience working in the field. I have a passion for helping others and strive to make a difference in the lives of those I work with. I have experience working with individuals of all ages, from children to adults, and have been successful in helping them overcome challenges and improve their overall well-being. In addition to my clinical experience, I also have training in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), which has proven to be an effective treatment for many individuals with developmental disabilities or autism spectrum disorder.


Behavioral Specialist at Autism Behavior Services of Utah, UTMay 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of 5 specialists in developing and implementing behavior plans for 50 students with autism spectrum disorder.
  • Successfully decreased the rate of self-injurious behaviors by 75% for 3 students with severe autism.
  • Trained 6 new staff members on Applied Behavior Analysis techniques.
  • Presented at 2 conferences on the topic of using technology to support social skills development in children with ASD.
  • Authored an article that was published in The Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders on the use of video modeling to teach social skills to children with ASD.

Associate Behavioral Specialist at The Behavior Exchange, UTAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Led a team of 4 behavior specialists in providing support to children with autism and their families.
  • Served as a liaison between the school district and community agencies.
  • Wrote Behavior Intervention Plans for individual students.
  • Trained teachers and staff in implementing positive behavior supports.
  • Monitored student progress and updated plans accordingly.


Master of Science in Psychology at Brigham Young UniversitySep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to communicate with people, how to understand people, and how to help people.


  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anthropology
  • Counseling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Behavior Modification
  • Behavioral Assessment