About me

Tanja Rohrberg (maiden name: Haas)

 

Psychologist (Diploma)

 

BCBA (Certificant # 1-11-9253)

 

Since 2004, I had the opportunity to gain a thorough knowledge and lots of experience in the care and treatment of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). During that time I had the opportunity to work with more than 100 children, to accompany some of them for several years and to learn from different supervisors. Since 2008 I was able to gain a large part of the experience, as part of my work as an ABA / VB consultant with Knospe-ABA GmbH in Hespe. During that time I supported the education of children in Germany and surrounding countries.

 

On my opinion an extensive expertise is a central component of an effective treatment for children with autism and related disorders. After graduating from the Justus-Liebig-University Giessen as a psychologist, I decided to start an additional training as a BCBA (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) in the United States. I finished the graduate certificate program in autism behavioral intervention at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and passed the exam to become a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA). In different countries this certification is a mandatory training for professionals who work with ABA. There are currently only 8 persons in Germany certified as a BCBA. 

Professional Experience

Since 2013

ABA Intervention Tanja Rohrberg

  • In October 2013 I have started ABA Intervention Tanja Rohrberg. I'm working with Englisch and German speaking families and their children with autism
  • During consultations I conduct behavior analyses, assessments of language and learning skills and I develop individual education and behavior plans 
  • During my work I also visit the child's school, kindergarten, OTs or speech therapists. That way meetings can take place and everyone is on the same page. 
  • Additionally, I offer supervision for professionals seeking certification as a BCaBA/BCBA and ongoing supervision for BCaBAs.
2008-2013

Knospe-ABA GmbH, Hespe

  • Developing individual education and behavior plans for children with autism and related disorders based on the principles of ABA and Verbal Behavior
  • Implementing in-home and school ABA programs
  • Supervision of families and tutors 
  • Assessment of language and learning skills using the ABLLS and VB-MAPP
  • Functional Behavior Analyses and development of behavior plans
  • Structuring and planing consultations
2004-2008 In-home tutor for ABA
  • Working in an in-home program with an 11-year old boy with autism (2007 – 2008)
  • Training of parents of three children on the basics of ABA
  • Development of first teaching programs for children with autism
  • Working in an in-home program with another boy with autism for 4 years (2004 – 2008)
  • Assissting the boy in the kindergarten environment

Continuing Education

 

2015

Unterrichten von Kindern mit Autismus und verwandten Entwicklungsstörungen nach dem Verbal Behavior (VB) Ansatz

(Laura Ferguson, M.A., Dipl.-Psych., BCBA)

 

2014 Using Applied Behavior Analysis and Verbal Behavior Strategies to Improve Autism Programming for both Toddlers and Teens with Autism 

(Dr. Mary Barbera, RN, BCBA-D)

 

2014 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

(Florida Institute of Technology)

 

2014

Advanced Topics in Behavior Analysis and the Application of a Natural Science Approach to Teaching Language to Children with Disabilities

(Dr. Vincent J. Carbone, BCBA-D)

 

2013

Ethical and Legal Considerations for BA Practioners

(Florida Institute of Technology)

 

2013

Funtional Analysis of Behavior Model for School Settings

(Behavior Development Solutions)

 

2012

Introduction to Behavior Analytic Supervision

(Florida Institute of Technology)

 

2009

Teaching Verbal Behavior: Hands on Training for Tutors and Therapists

(Margaret Hagerty, BCaBA and Emily J. Sweeney Kerwin, BCBA)

 

2009

Teaching Verbal Behavior to Children with Autism and Related Disabilities

(Dr. Vincent J. Carbone, BCBA)

 

2008

One-day Motor Speech Workshop 

(Elizabeth Kuegeler, MA, CCC-SLP, PROMPT Certified Instructor)

 

Education

 

Seit 2012

IFKV Bad Dürkheim

  • Training as a Psychtherapist for Children and Youth
  • Focus: Behavior Therapy
2010-2011

Online Program University of Massachussetts Lowell

  • Graduate Certificate Program in Behavioral Intervention in Autism
  • Certification: Behavioral Intervention in Autism
  • Certification: Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)
2003-2008

Justus - Liebig - University Giessen

  • Graduate Studies Psychology
2006-2007

Study Abroad Program University of Massachussetts Dartmouth

  • Graduate Studies Psychology

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Kontakt / Contact

Phone: +49 151 54 777 823

Email: info(at)aba-intervention.de

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