Affecting Behavior Change, LLC

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Who We Are

CHRISTEN RUSSELL, MS, BCBA

Christen is the Founder and Executive Director of ABC.       As a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Christen’s clinical experience focuses on quality assurance, compliance, clinical support, business development and growth. She also works closely with leadership and management divisions on compliance, training and delivery of sound, ethical and effective behavioral supports to achieve client goals.


Christen has established and assisted with the startup, and/or growth and development of four agencies providing ABA services.  She has supervised 100s of staff, including BCBAs, BCaBAs, RBTs, and operations staff. 


She is a guest lecturer at Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work, presenting on the principles and procedures of ABA.  As an ACE coordinator, Christen has created over 30 continuing education events.  She has provided consultation to teachers, parents, business owners and staff.

 

Christen sits on a Peer Review Committee and is a member of the Association for Professional Behavior Analysts and the OBM Network.  She has published articles on Developing Friendships, Sexuality and Autism and ABA through primary and secondary schooling.

 

Christen has her Master of Science in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis. With  a focus on supervision, staffing, recruitment, training, strategic planning, and working in the field for over 19 years, Christen provides a broad spectrum of clinical expertise.