We believe in PERFECTING our skills.
AP implements a multi-tier supervision system to ensure our children receive only the best quality teaching available. Our professional team of Behavioral Consultants maintain their current knowledge and high-level expertise through Autism Partnership’s commitment to ongoing training in Los Angeles. Training is conducted regularly in the Singapore, HongKong and USA.
Our Consultants and Supervisors
Our Consultants and Supervisor are HIGHLY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED
Our team of consultants are comprised of doctoral and master degree holders, clinical psychologist and Board Certified Behavior Analysts with an average of 10 years of experience in planning implementing ABA intensive Behavioral Treatment. Other than local families, they also consult to families and agencies in other countries.
M.S. ABA, BCBA
Clinical Director, Behavioral Consultant
Camille Lajara, RPm
B.S. Psychology, M.S. ABA, BCBA (Candidate)
Marian Mationg, RPm
Senior Behavior Therapist
M.S. ABA, BCBA
Raymond is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) with a Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University, and currently pursuing his doctoral degree at the University of Bristol in education. Raymond was the clinical director of 2 AP international offices, a conference chair of Hong Kong Association for Behaivor Analysis (HKABA), and a part-time lecturer of a master program of ASD in the Open University of Hong Kong. For over 20 years, Raymond has been teaching individuals with ASD of different ages and functioning levels in 1 on 1, group and school settings at Autism Partnership under the on-going training from Dr. Ron Leaf and his associates. Since 2004, he has been specializing in professional training for therapists, supervisors, schoolteachers, and parents internationally. In 2014-15, Raymond developed 6 mobile applications for individuals with ASD. He consults in China, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Korea, South Africa, and Russia. Currently, he is the training director of AP Hong Kong, and the voluntary consultant of AP Foundation. Raymond has been actively promoting autism awareness and effective treatment by conducting workshops, writing articles for his 2 columns, and hosting a radio program.
B.S. Psychology, M.S. ABA, BCBA (Candidate)
Ms.Camille Lajara is currently enrolled in Masters in Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis at Endicott College, in Massachusetts, USA. She is earning credits, trainings and supervision hours to sit in the Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) Examination. As a registered Psychometrician since 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Psychology from De La Salle Lipa, Philippines, she started as a therapist at Autism Partnership in 2016. She has been receiving ongoing training in Hong Kong and Philippines offices under the supervision and guidance of Board-Certified Behavior Analyst Consultants and Clinical Director, Raymond Fung.
She has extensive experience in providing Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis for Children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder from ages 2 to adolescents.
At present, she is leading the supervision and training of staff, caregivers and other professionals to manage the consistency of the implementation of programs, provide ongoing support and make adjustments following the Consultant’s recommendation. In the past years, she has been representing Autism Partnership Philippines in clinical meetings, workshops and conferences conducted at the center and other allied agencies.
Ms. Kim Villanueva holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from San Beda College Alabang, Philippines. She started her teaching career in 2012 as a special education teacher for children ages 3-15 years old. She then joined Autism Partnership in 2017 and began working as a Program Specialist. Kim has experience in working directly with children with autism, providing intensive early behavioral intervention in one-on-one and group settings.
As a Program Coordinator, Kim provides continuous supervision and staff training, conduct workshops and training for parents, caregivers and other professionals. She also works with children on an individual basis. Kim is working closely with therapists, parents and consultants to ensure the provision of the best possible service for the students of Autism Partnership Manila. She receives ongoing training and development under the supervision of Board-Certified Behavior Analyst Consultants and Clinical Director of the Philippines, Raymond Fung.
Senior Behavior Therapist
Ms. Marian Mationg is a registered Psychometrician and holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Psychology from De La Salle University-Manila. She has been working with Autism Partnership Manila since 2017 - teaching learners from ages 2 to 18 in one-on-one and group settings. While teaching, she was trained and supervised by behavioral consultants of AP while collaborating with other therapists to maximize the progress of our students.
She is now the Senior Behavioral Therapist of the Aspire Program, AP Manila's program for learners 7-18 years old. As the lead therapist, she supervises the daily running of the program to ensure the effectiveness of teaching and therapy while regularly providing staff training. She also receives ongoing training from our Hong Kong consultants, Suzanne Law (Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst and Behavioral Consultant of Aoi Pui School) and Kathleen Man (Former Principal of Aoi Pui School and Behavioral Consultant of AP). Together with our consultants, she is responsible for designing highly individualized goal plans to create well-rounded programs including, but are not limited to, emotional regulation, self-help, social skills, functional academics, and pre-vocational skills for our students, while working closely with their families.
Our Therapists are the frontline staff and they play a key role in the success of our agency.
They work with our families and children in one-on-one, group and school settings to carry out program goals as identified by our Supervisors and Consultants.
All our Therapists have at least a bachelor degree; some of them have masters degree from local or overseas universities. They have gone through a minimum of 400 hours of training in the first year and receive intensive and ongoing training for about 200 hours every year thereafter by local and overseas experts in the field. Our Therapists are highly skilled and experienced, and receive extensive support and training to perform their duties with passion, expertise and confidence.
Training comes in numerous forms:
- Pre-service Intensive Training and Orientation
All new hires are required to complete 180 hours of pre-service orientation and training on implementing Applied Behavior Analysis with students with ASD. Training and orientation are in the form of lectures, case studies, role-play, case observations, and practical hands-on sessions closely monitored by our Consultants.
- Monthly Training
All Therapists are required to attend monthly training sessions to further their knowledge and enhance skills. On-the-job trainings are both didactic and practical, consisting of lectures, case studies, videos, evaluations, and role-play. Our Asst. Director, Mr. Toby Mountjoy provides the quarterly training at our office, while our director Dr. Ron Leaf from US Head Office visits Singapore annually to provide direct training to staff.
- Weekly Supervision
Our Therapists receive over 400 hours of induction training and 1:1 supervision by our Supervisors and Consultants in their first year on the job. Thereafter, staff continue to receive over 200 hours of supervision per year with weekly supervisions, regular clinics and team meetings specific to the child they are working with. Weekly supervisions allow us to monitor and evaluate the quality of our services, and track progress of our students.
- Performance Evaluation
Our Therapists are formally evaluated through supervision and review meetings with our Site Director on an ongoing basis. Evaluations are based on Therapists’ practical skills, programming skills, work attitude, communication skills, organization skills as well as professionalism and leadership skills.