Serving the Albuquerque community and led by Laura Charin, our talented team of clinicians provides individualized, evidence-based interventions based on the principals of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in a client’s home, community and/or school.
There is nothing more rewarding than seeing the positive changes to a whole family’s daily routine that results from successful interventions. I am passionate about training and supporting our staff to use evidence based practices and help more families.
Laura is AST’s Assistant Clinical Director for the Albuquerque, NM region. Laura has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis with children with developmental disabilities since 2005. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from College of Charleston and her master’s degree in special education for severe and multiple disabilities from the University of South Carolina and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Laura has provided services in South Carolina, Washington D.C., and Maryland, and now resides in Albuquerque. She is passionate about delivering research based interventions in natural environment settings and providing supervision and training for future behavior analysts.
“Seeing the difference we can make in the life of a family is incredibly rewarding. I am motivated every day to support our staff and families so that they can achieve their goals and create their own success story.”
Jocelyn Thompson is a Senior Clinical Director for AST. Based in Sacramento, she manages services in Northern and Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, New Orleans and Chicago. Jocelyn received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA and her master’s degree in social work from California State University, Los Angeles, where she also completed graduate coursework in Applied Behavior Analysis. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in California and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Jocelyn has actively promoted the field of applied behavior analysis through her involvement and work with local, state and national organizations.