Autism and Minority Populations

Dates/Time/Location

June 13, 2024 ***NEW DATE***
6-7pm
Zoom

Description

Join us for this session to learn about how autism affects minority families and what professionals can do to ensure they are meeting the needs of their minority clients.

About the Presenter

Katrina Wilburn-Beckhom
BCBA

Katrina Wilburn-Beckhom is the founder and Program Director of Beckhom Behavioral Consulting, LLC in Albany, Georgia. Katrina holds a Masters degree in Varying Exceptionalities from Nova Southeastern University and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She is currently a member of several key organizations that are dedicated to upholding the professional practice of Applied Behavior Analysis, Autism, and Early Childhood Education. These organizations include Applied Behavior Analysis International, Florida and Georgia Association of Behavior Analysts, Association of Professional Behavior Analyst, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Katrina possesses extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of special education, early childhood education, autism spectrum disorders, and Applied Behavior Analysis. She worked as a direct service provider and teacher before becoming a Behavior Analyst. As a Behavior Analyst Katrina has provided services in various settings using multiple delivery modalities including consultation, direct therapy, and staff and parent training. These services have occurred in homes, schools, clinics, daycare centers, and residential treatment facilities. She has also provided training and coaching to parents using innovative telehealth technology as part of an Autism research team. Currently Katrina provides direct therapy to families in-home, in-clinic, and offers consultation and training services to school districts, parents, and community agencies in the Southwest Georgia and North Florida region.‚Äč

Accommodations

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request accommodations or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Dr. Danielle Liso at 352-265-2241 or card-training@ufl.edu.

Contact

Danielle Liso
card-training@ufl.edu
352-265-2241