Lonnie R. Ouellette, M.A./M.Ed./Cert. BIA
Parent Education/Behavior Specialist
As a parent education specialist, Lonnie utilizes formal parent education curriculums as well as resources that she has developed based on her personal and professional experience working with children and families. She has taught college-level early childhood education, and related psychology courses, which has allowed her to present developmental information to parents for them to understand what is “typical” or “atypical” to their child’s development.This consulting agency was developed by Lonnie R. Ouellette in 2009. The office is located at the Peter Pan Center for Social & Emotional Growth. Services compliment what is provided through PPC, with a focus on educational and/or behavioral consultation for both home and school settings.
- As a Behavior Specialist she conducts workshops for parents on specific behavior-related topics including using positive behavioral supports for parenting children with challenging behaviors, understanding behavior from a functional perspective, and topics relating to social and emotional development from toddlerhood through high school.
- She has experience as a behavioral consultant to area private and public schools, and early childhood programs. This includes behavioral consultation to school administrators, teachers, specialists, and paraprofessionals in the area of special education programming for students who may present with challenging behaviors relating to presented diagnoses of Autism, and related developmental disabilities, and/or mental health issues.
- Her experience as a Behavioral consultant includes educational program consultation, and program development, parent consultation, school observations, IEP meeting/parent conference attendance, and/or conducting Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA’s) to assist IEP Teams to develop Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP’s) using effective positive behavioral supports.
- She conducts Special Education Program Evaluations at the request of, and paid for by parents, and/or school administrators.
- Lonnie has years of experience providing staff professional development opportunities to area school districts and private programs. Her professional experience includes working with Private and Public Schools, and Early Childhood Centers providing individual workshops, and/or workshop series addressing topics in education, special education, child development, curriculum, teaching strategies using positive behavioral supports, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) for school settings, developmental assessment, multicultural education, and diversity, inclusionary practices, working with students with challenging behavior, mental health issues, and social skill development.
- She has over 25 years of experience in the field of special education. To contact Lonnie directly, call 978/314-3647 or email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet Jillian Goodrich, CAGS, NCSP
Jillian is a certified school psychologist who shares in the collaboration between the Peter Pan Center for Social & Emotional Growth, and LRO Behavioral Consulting, LLC. Jillian works full time as a school psychologist for the Town of Winchendon.
- Jillian has experience facilitating social skills groups for children of all ages, and is part of the PPC family of Social Coaches.
- At PPC, Jillian will be starting an Executive Functioning Program in the spring or fall, 2016. This executive functioning group is designed for children and teens who present with difficulties on tasks of planning, organization, memory, time management and flexible thinking. Executive functions consist of several mental skills that help the brain organize and act on information. These skills enable people to plan, organize, remember things, prioritize, pay attention and get started on tasks. The also help people use information and experiences from the past to solve current problems. If your child has executive functioning issues, any task requiring these skills could be a challenge. That could include getting ready for the school bus to completing a school project. Executive function skills addressed through facilitated instruction and practice sessions include; impulse control, emotional control, flexibility, working memory, self-monitoring, planning and prioritizing, task initiation and organization.
- She is available for educational consultation related to school issues and IEP services.
- Jillian has experience in conducting psycho-educational, and social behavior evaluations for students ages 3-22.
For further information on the Executive Functioning Program, psycho-educational, and/or social behavior evaluations, and/or educational consultation please call Jillian at (978)501-6813 or email her at email@example.com