Andre Berry, Jr. is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (1-19-36281). He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the State University of New York at Cortland and Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University.
Andre was introduced to the field of Applied Behavior Analysis as 1:1 teacher assistant in a special education classroom. He worked with students with Autism, ADHD, and ODD. He realized he had a passion for working with students with disabilities and decided to take a Behavior Therapist position. As a Behavior Therapist, Andre gained valuable experience in Discrete Trial Training (DTT) and Natural Environment Teaching (NET). He also implemented evidence-based procedures to promote behavior change.
As a Behavior Analyst, Andre has experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments, Skill Acquisition Assessments (ABLLS-R, VB-MAPP, PEAK) and developing Behavior Intervention Plans. He utilizes behavior skills training to teach parents and staff how to implement ABA methodologies.
Andre has worked with individuals between the ages of 5-21. He has experience in home, school, and center-based settings. He is most passionate about working with individuals with severe maladaptive behaviors and individuals in need of building functional communication skills. His long-term goal is to conduct research on the uses of applied behavior analysis in unorthodox settings such as corporate environments, rehabilitation centers, and correctional facilities.