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Brookville Center for Children’s Services (BCCS) provides comprehensive services to children with an emphasis on assisting families in understanding their child’s strengths and areas of need. With four schools in Nassau County, BCCS provides education and therapeutic supports for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including speech-language disorders, traumatic brain injury and autism.

Brookville Center is approved by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Office of Children & Family Services (OCFS). School age children (ages 3 to 21) must be referred to BCCS from their local school district’s Committee on Preschool Special Education (CPSE) and/or Committee for Special Education (CSE).

Skill-Based Treatment  for Problem Behavior – Further Explanation and Tips

Presented by: Kelsey Ruppel, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Date: Friday, July 21 (9:00am-12:oopm EST)

Location: Virtually via Zoom Events

Join Brookville Center in welcoming Dr. Kelsey Ruppel as she delves into the fundamental tenets of Skill-Based Treatment of Problem Behavior.  Dr. Kelsey Ruppel is a senior consultant and the director of Quality & Training at FTF Behavioral Consulting.

* It is recommended that registrants have previously attended Dr. Hanley’s 10-hour workshop on Practical Functional Assessment and Skill Based Treatment

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Registration Information:

Registration (including BACB CEUs): $50

Registration Deadlines: July 19, 2023

Target Audience: Board Certified and/or Licensed Behavior Analysts, Special Educators, School Psychologists

About the Training:

Hours/CEUs: 3 hours, 3.5 General BACB CEUs (@ 1 CEU per 50 min)

About the Speaker(s):

Dr. Kelsey Ruppel is a Senior Consultant and the Director of Quality & Training at FTF Behavioral Consulting. She began her career as a teaching assistant in a specialized school for students with developmental disabilities and eventually served as a school-based special education teacher, BCBA, and curriculum supervisor. She has also implemented and supervised in-home ABA programming, taught courses as a faculty fellow at Western New England University, served as the Associate Director of Dr. Greg Hanley’s Life Skills Clinic, and served as a BCBA at an inpatient hospital program for children and adolescents with severe problem behavior. She has consulted to a wide range of organizations, including schools, in-home and outpatient clinic providers, and residential programs. Kelsey holds a Master’s degree in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University and a doctoral degree in Behavior Analysis from Western New England University under the supervision of Dr. Hanley. She has been a keynote and invited speaker at conferences nationwide, has published articles on the assessment, treatment, and prevention of problem behavior in peer-reviewed journals, and has served as the Editorial Assistant for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Payment for all CE events must be made in full at the time of registration.  Prior to registering for a course, please review the Brookville Center for Children’s Services policies and procedures.  Upon submitting your online registration and payment, you are agreeing that you have read and agree to the terms of the cancellation and refund policy for each event offered.

Contact:  For information or questions please call 516-686-4490 or email  

If you have a disability and may require specific accommodations in order to fully participate, please email, at least 10 calendar days prior to the event so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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