Zora Berman, M.A., recently joined the leadership team at The Y.A.L.E. School. She provides behavioral support to the teachers and students with autism at The Y.A.L.E. School’s Audubon campus.
“I am thrilled to be part of The Y.A.L.E. School community and am deeply honored to be a part of the team that ensures the continued success of the Audubon campus,” said Berman.
Berman holds a master’s degree in Human Services Psychology in the Applied Behavior Analysis track from the University of Maryland, and has six years of experience in clinical behavior analysis, ranging from early intervention to in-patient behavior stabilization with individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
In addition, Berman has five years of combined research experience from the renowned Kennedy Krieger Institute and the University of Kansas, and has taught undergraduate and graduate-level classes in behavior analysis.
“My teaching interests include behavior analysis, assessment and treatment of problem behavior, single-subject research designs, social and behavioral aspects of public health, and disability topics,” said Berman, adding that her research interests include skill acquisition, use of incentives to promote behavior change, weight loss interventions, and health promotion for individuals with disabilities.
Berman is currently pursuing a joint Ph.D. in Applied Behavioral Science and master’s in Public Health from the University of Kansas.