Jane Helbig, M.S., BCBA, Agency Affiliated Counselor
Ms. Helbig has worked with children with autism and their families since 1996. In 2003 she graduated from the University of North Texas with a master's degree in Behavior Analysis. While in Texas, she received extensive training in naturalistic teaching procedures, and spent much time working in both in-home and school-based environments. She has provided services to individuals across the autism spectrum ranging within the ages of 3-13 years old. She has had experience providing direct intervention to children, as well as parent and staff training, conducting functional analyses of behavior, providing consultative services to families and educators, and program management for a number of children.
In 1997, Ms. Helbig earned a B.S. degree in Psychology from Washington State University, where she worked closely with Dr. Tristram Smith as part of the Northwest Young Autism Project. During this time she served as both an undergraduate research assistant and home therapist, and received comprehensive training in discrete trial instruction.
Ms. Helbig has conducted research in the areas of play and communication skills, therapist training, and conversation skills. She has participated in numerous research presentations and training workshops for both parents and professionals. Her professional memberships include the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABA), and the Autism Special Interest Group (Autism SIG). Ms. Helbig is a certified Microsoft ABA Provider and an authorized ABA provider through TRICARE. In addition, Ms. Helbig is an Agency Affiliated Counselor in Washington State and a Mental Health Professional under NBA’s DSHS licensure. She is also a member of the Washington Association for Behavior Analysis (WABA).