Instructor: Nicole Postma

Nicole Postma
Biography:

M.S., BCBA

Nicole Postma is a BCBA who received her Master of Science in Organizational Behavior Management from Florida Institute of Technology and received her undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University. She has been working in the field of behavior analysis for over 10 years. She received extensive training in OBM,both at the undergraduate level, under Dr. John Austin, and at the graduate level, under Dr. Eric Fox and Dr. David Wilder. She received the Chris Anderson research grant through the OBM Network for her master's thesis that expanded further research in behavior-based safety. Following graduate school, she interned with Continuous Learning Group. In recent years, she has worked in various health and human services settings conducting staff management and training and direct services with adults with disabilities and neurotypical children in foster care and has also worked as a coordinator for the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities. Currently, Nicole works as business development manager for PBS Corp. helping teams around the country build school contracts for school improvement and promoting OBM practice within leadership.



Classes by this instructor


Working Ethically and Effectively Within the School System
WORKING ETHICALLY AND EFFECTIVELY WITHIN THE SCHOOL SYSTEM - BEHP1206 Covers the components of positive behavior interventions and supports (PBIS). Includes effective treatment and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) rules and regulations. Reviews specific skill sets required of a clinician to effectively work in a school. Also ties in ethical considerations and BACB guidelines to ensure clinicians stay within the scope of practice and moral obligation.


July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2