Mr. Fischetti earned his bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo where he studied elementary/special education and psychology. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Mr. Fischetti served as a behavior specialist for children, adolescents, and adults with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorders, down syndrome, and other co-occurring psychiatric conditions, such as bipolar disorder, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury. Mr. Fischetti then studied pre-medicine with an emphasis in biology at SUNY Brockport. He completed an internship in the department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center affirming his decision to pursue a career in Behavioral Health. Mr. Fischetti attended Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) where he obtained a master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis. As a behavior therapist at the Scott Center for Autism Treatment and Munroe-Meyer Institute he provided early intensive behavior therapy to individuals with developmental disabilities. His experiences afforded him the opportunity to sample a myriad of clinical areas, including early intervention, social skills training, treatment and assessment of problem behavior, and parent/staff training. His research involvements provided him the opportunity to publish literature in peer-reviewed journals and present study findings at local, regional, and national conferences. Current specialty areas include the following: assessment and treatment of problem behavior, early intervention for children with and without language delays, functional communication training, and parent, teacher, and staff training.
Saturday. January 21. 2017 Breakout #22 1:45pm-2:45pm