Our Team

Leadership

Danette Locke
Executive Centers Manager

dlocke@connectionswi.com
Appleton (920) 830-0364
Kimberly (920) 739-3009
 

Jessica Meyer
Executive Director of Centers and Treatment

jmeyer@connectionswi.com
Appleton (920) 830-0364 
Kimberly (920) 739-3009

 

Assistant Directors

Krysta Matter, B.A.

Rissa Pierce, B.A.

Licensed Supervisors

Angela Wade, M.S., BCBA

Savanah Ovans, M.S, BCBA

Program Supervisors

Kirsten Conrad, B.A., BCaBA

Ashley Hairl, M.S., LPC-IT

Behavioral Treatment Therapists

Sonny Jenkins, B.S., RBT

Jenna Ryczek, B.S., RBT

Katrina Verghagen, B.S., RBT

Jessica Schumacher, B.S., RBT

Stephanie Baeten, B.S., RBT

Laura Cauley, B.S., RBT

Christina Fedran, B.S., RBT

Support Services Coordinator/Focused Treatment Therapist

Kashena Van Asten, RBT

Qualification & Training

Connections LLC. prides itself on its qualified, quality staff. Connections’ staff is under the supervision of a, Licensed Behavior Analyst, Program Supervisor, Assistant Director and Director. Technicians providing one-on-one therapy also are supervised by Behavioral Treatment Therapists. All staff receive extensive training in behavior modification and other Applied Behavior Analysis and Applied Verbal Behavior principles. Staff continue to receive on-going training and supervision to ensure best practices are delivered to each child.

Licensed Supervisor:

Must be a Wisconsin licensed, Board Certified Behavior Analyst and attest to 4,000 hours experience of supervising less experienced clinicians delivering the approved model for the target population. 

Program Supervisor:

Must have a minimum of two years of BCBA supervised experienced overseeing treatment teams as Behavioral Treatment Therapist. They are Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts (BCaBA), holds a Master’s Degree, or working towards a Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis or a related field.

Behavioral Treatment Therapist:

Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a human services or behavioral sciences discipline and have at least 2,000 hours of documented training and supervised experience delivering a Wisconsin-approved treatment model. All Behavioral Treatment Therapists employed with Connections must also obtain a certification as a Registered Behavior Technician within 3 months of hire and/or promotion. 

Behavioral Treatment Technician:

Must be at least 18 years old and earned a High School Diploma or a General Educational Development (GED) certificate. They are also required to have a Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) certificate or receive 40 hours of training administered by a supervising provider. All technicians employed by Connections must be pursuing a degree in a related field or become certified as an RBT within the first 6 months of hire. 

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