Our Team

Analytical Behavior Consultants was founded by William Kent, MA, BCBA and Erik Grasso, MA, BCBA, who cumulatively have over 20 years of experience delivering, designing, overseeing and consulting for behavior analytic programs/services in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Vancouver, B.C. and Boston. Mr. Grasso received his Bachelor's of Science in Psychology at Northeastern University and Mr. Kent received his Bachelor's of Science in Special Education/Elementary Education at Dowling College. Both men earned their Master's Degrees in Applied Behavior Analysis at Teacher's College, Columbia University, specializing in both Verbal Behavior Analysis and the Comprehensive Application of Behavior Analysis to Schooling (CABAS). Mr.Grasso and Mr. Kent are Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) and were Certified Teachers in New York State, credentialed in both Regular and Special Education for Early Childhood and Elementary Education. Both Mr. Kent and Mr. Grasso are members of the International Association of Behavior Analysts (IABA), the Professional Association of Behavior Analyst (APBA) and both the California and New York Associations of Behavior Analysts (CalABA) & (NYSABA).
Program Supervisors
Each Program Supervisor is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and/or has a Master's Degree in Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or Education and numerous years of experience overseeing cases with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other Developmental Delays and in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Lead Instructors
Each Lead Instructor has or is currently working towards a Master's Degree in Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or Education, has numerous years of experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis and has demonstrated specific criteria (i.e., the delivery of consistent errorless instruction, accurate and consistent application of behavior management tactics, accurate recording and reporting of data, accurate use of the decision protocol when indicated by graphical analysis and accurately utilizing appropriate empirically validated tactics to remedy instructional and/or behavioral challenges).




Our Training

We invest in our staff because it is an investment in the future and success of the children we serve. Research has shown a direct correlation between the expertise of the instructional personnel and the eventual outcome for children. Ongoing extensive staff training is an integral part of our system. Our training involves a set of modules encompassing three repertoires associated with the strategic science of teaching. These repertoires are:
  • Verbal behavior about the science (concepts, principles and terminology)
  • Contingency-shaped teaching skills (accurate and fluent teaching practices)
  • Verbally-mediated scientific repertoire (strategic and analytic problem-solving)



Our Staff Members
Instructors 
Each Instructor has or is currently working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Behavior Analysis, Special Education, or Education and has experience in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis. Each Instructor has completed extensive in-house training and demonstrated specific criteria (i.e., the delivery of consistent errorless instruction, accurate and consistent application of behavior management tactics, accurate recording and reporting of data, accurate use of the decision protocol when indicated by graphical analysis and accurately utilizing appropriate empirically validated tactics to remedy instructional and/or behavioral challenges), both in situ and during training.