Kerry Farrell – BCBA, MSc, BSc
Kerry Farrell

Board Certified Behaviour Analyst

Kerry has been working with children with autism or related conditions using the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis for over thirteen years. She gained her qualifications from The University of Swansea, Wales from which she graduated with a degree in Psychology in 2007 and with an MSc in Behaviour Analysis in 2008. In January 2010 she became a Board Certified associate Behaviour Analyst and then in January 2010 she qualified as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Kerry has extensive experience in conducting Functional Behaviour Assessments (FBA) and developing Behaviour Support Plans (BSP) to help children and adults to learn new skills and decrease behaviours that challenge in order to improve overall quality of life outcomes and community integration. She currently provides consultation to families running ABA programmes in the UK. She also provides consultation and training into mainstream schools, special schools and residential placements.

Overview of professional training:

  • Introduction to Verbal Behaviour by Robert Schramm, MS, BCBA
  • Effective Strategies for Helping your Child Cope with Anxiety presented by Charlotta Holenstein, BCBA
  • Effective Strategies for Helping your Child Cope with Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias presented by Charlotta Holenstein, BCBA
  • Strategies for Helping your Child through Puberty presented by Charlotta Holenstein, BCBA
  • Developing Social Skills, Self-esteem and Relationship Skills by Alex Kelly
  • Picture Exchange Communication System: An Introductory 2 day Workshop
  • Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
  • Intensive Interaction
  • Advanced Social Stories
  • Team Teach Training
  • Pivotal Response Training: Level 1 Certified
  • Michelle Garcia Winner, Social Thinking
  • Assessment of Functional Living Skills, Dr. Partington, BCBA
  • Early Start Denver Model, Introductory Course
  • Early Start Denver Model, Advanced Course

She has also undertaken training inTalk Tools, an oral placement therapy approach to developing speech, and has attended the following Talk Tools training courses:

  • Level 1 Talk Tools: A Three Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy
  • Level 2 Talk Tools: Assessment and Programme Plan Development.
  • Talk Tools Feeding Therapy: A Sensory Motor Approach

She has also presented at the following conferences/university:

  • 2011 – International Association of Behaviour Analysis, Granada, Spain
  • 2008 – European Association of Behaviour Analysis, Barcelona, Spain.