Stacy Anders, BCBA
Stacy Anders joined the Hope Reach staff in October 2017. She has more than five years of experience designing, implementing, and training therapists and families on the implementation of protocols used to increase language, social, and adaptive living skills for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other developmental disabilities ranging from ages 24 months to 93 years.
Stacy graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology in 2010. She completed the Assistant Level Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate Program through Penn State University in 2011 and in 2012 became a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. In 2014 she received her Masters of Arts degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University and became a fully Board Certified Behavior Analyst.
She began her career in Applied Behavior Analysis working as a line therapist providing ABA therapy to children in the home, school and community settings. Since then she has worked as a lead therapist, senior therapist, and clinic supervisor for children and adolescents participating in home and clinic based ABA programs. For the last two years she worked as the Director of Behavior Support Services at Babcock Center. She managed and oversaw the behavior department, provided supervision for the staff, and provided oversight and monitorship for approximately 200 adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities residing in Supervised Living Programs (SLPs), Community Training Homes (CTH I and CTH II), Community Residential Care Facilities (CRCFs), and Intermediate Care Facilities/Intellectual Disability Residences (ICF/IDs). Additional responsibilities she held included coordinating the Human Rights Committee and Psychotropic Drug Review meetings, serving on the quality assurance committee, people choice committee, and risk management committee, and conducting training on Positive Behavior Supports for new hire and new manager orientations and on a as needed basis for all staff employed by Babcock Center.
Stacy enjoys working with a variety of learners and ages on the autism spectrum and is a strong believer in providing supports for individuals across their life span. She finds being a part of making meaningful differences in individuals lives rewarding and is excited to bring her experience to Hope Reach!