Behavior Treatment and Training Center (BTTC)
Residential Community Program
Kate Johnson-Patagoc, M.S., BCBA, Director
Phone: 281-239-1122 or 1-800-304-6047
Address: 1818 Collins Road, Richmond, TX 77469
Last Updated: December 2009
A Program of the Mental Retardation Division of Texana MHMR
Short-Term Residential Services in group home setting are provided with enrollment through the local Mental Retardation Authorities (serving Texana MHMR, Harris County MHMRA, Gulf Coast MHMR, and Spindletop MHMR). Applied behavior analysis services to assess behavior, develop effective intervention strategies, and train family and other caregivers in intervention strategies. Families must be willing to participate regularly and receive child back in their home. Services provided typically in 3-6 months with transition training. Children are served with Autism Spectrum Disorders or Mental Retardation and severe behavior disorders age 8-17. Board-Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA’s) provide direct service.
Guidelines for Consumers of Applied Behavior Analysis Services to Individuals with Autism and Related Disorders
Houston Area Certificant Registry for Certification in Behavior Analysis
CONSULTANT RESOURCES LIST
Following is an listing of individuals and/or organizations that provide consulting services to families and schools that wish to create and manage intensive ABA programs for young children with autism. This list was compiled from the Resource List provided by Texas Association for Behavior Analysis (TxABA) Autism Special Interest Group (SIG) with additions from parents familiar with these services, but may not be comprehensive and does not imply any endorsement by FEAT-Houston, Inc. or any guarantee of consultant availability. The resources listed may represent varying levels of skill and experience in supervising programs for children with autism. FEAT-Houston makes no effort to judge the quality of these services or the experience of any of the people listed. In selecting a consultant, FEAT recommends that parents and schools consider the guidelines in “Identifying Qualified Professionals in Behavior Analysis” (Shook, Gerald L. and Favell, Judith, in Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism, Pro-Ed, Inc., 1996) as well as “Guidelines for Consumers of Applied Behavior Analysis Services” from the Autism Special Group of the Association for Behavior Analysis.
*Individuals who are Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) or Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA) have met degree, course work and experience requirements, have passed a national exam and have met continuing education requirements established by the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the Behavior Analyst Certification Board.