Kara Brazel, B.A.

Kara Brazel is a Behavior Technician in the CCNS Behavioral Health ABA Clinic. She has four and a half years of experience of working with children ages 4 to 12 years old diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disabilities. Kara is on the path to graduating with her master’s in Special Education K-12 from University of Saint Joseph in May of 2021. Thereafter, she plans to further her education in earning a graduate certification in Applied Behavioral Analysis.

Kara has experience working in the public school system particularly with non-vocal verbal children and has used the principals of Applied Behavioral Analysis to increase students’ functional communication skills, toileting, daily living skills, as well as academic skills and social skills, utilizing discreet trial intervention and natural environment teaching opportunities. She has a strong background in implementing behavior change programs to decrease problem behaviors in the classroom setting. Kara’s professional interest is becoming a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst and collaborating with other special education service professionals to provide family support and advocacy, implement meaningful behavior change programs, and use the principals of ABA to facilitate the development of foundational skills during early intervention in school aged children.