Serving the Sacramento community and led by our Clinical Director Kelley Davenport, our team of talented clinicians provides individualized, evidence-based interventions based on the principals of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in client’s home, community and/or school.
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“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.
“I enjoy being part of a person’s progress and growth. Not only being able to teach, but to help our clients and their families through ABA is a very rewarding experience. “
Kelley is AST’s Clinical Director for the greater Sacramento area. Kelley received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Auburn University and her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Florida Institute of Technology. She conducted her graduate thesis on feeding, specifically on increasing the consumption of non-preferred foods in children with developmental disabilities who are at risk for obesity. Kelley began her career with AST in 2013 when she relocated from Florida to California. In Florida, Kelley worked as a lead teacher in a private school using the principles of ABA to teach academics, social skills and foundational classroom skills to children with developmental disabilities. Additionally, Kelley worked as a primary therapist in a clinic setting. Kelley is a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA).
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