Korina is the co-owner of Kaibab and the Partner for Early Intervention and Positive Behavior Supports. She has over 15 years of experience in the field of education with a focus on special education. Korina has a background in teaching students with special needs and coaching Positive Behavior Intervention Supports in early childhood through secondary education. She has additional experience assisting individuals with socially significant behaviors. She currently supervises early intensive interventions for children with Autism to assist with basic language learning skills. Korina serves as President of the Flagstaff Leadership Program and Vice President of Forging Youth Resilience. Korina received her Master's in Education from Grand Canyon University and Applied Behavior Analysis certificate from Arizona State University. She is an Arizona licensed behavior analyst and Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Her passions focus on training, coaching, evaluation, and sustainability of multi-tiered systems of behavior support, specifically in early childhood. Korina enjoys traveling and camping with her family while enjoying many activities in the great outdoors.
Dan is co-owner of Kaibab and the Partner of Parent and Caregiver Support. He has a wealth of experience conducting behavior training and consultation with families, schools, community providers and other caregivers, who serve children and adults with behavioral health needs and/or intellectual and developmental disabilities. He has served the field for 40 years as a direct support provider, school principal, residential services administrator, consultant, university instructor, advocate, and behavioral health professional. Throughout his career, he has been a tireless advocate for people who behave in challenging ways, as well as the parents, teachers and other caregivers, who do their best trying to support them. Through his advocacy, his consultation, his students, his staff and his example, Dan has offered practical solutions for people who are hard to reach and hard to teach. He has helped caregivers improve lives, reduce challenging behavior, strengthen relationships, and live up to their own highest expectations. He strives to ensure the same with those we serve at Kaibab.
Julie Thomson is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Kaibab Behavioral Services. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a BS in Family Studies and Human Development. She discovered applied behavior analysis while working towards apost-baccalaureatee degree in Speech Pathology and quickly fell in love with everything about the field. She immediately switched her focus to behavior analysis and is now completing her Master's in Special Education with a focus in Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University. She has been practicing in the field since 2018. She works with kiddos with developmental disabilities, their family members, and their support teams, teaching socially significant behaviors that increase their ability to access positive experiences and create a more harmonious way of living. Julie enjoys hiking, running, traveling, gardening, and spending time with her family and friends.
Naomi is a registered behavior technician with Kaibab Behavior Services. She graduated from Northern Arizona University with a BS and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Positive Behavior Support also through NAU. Naomi has many years of experience with children, ranging from summer camps and an assistant teacher to working with children with autism.
Naomi enjoys spending time outdoors, physical activities, such as working out, and spending quality time with her loved ones and her two dogs.
Tarah is a Registered Behavior Technician and has joined Kaibab Behavior Services. She graduated from Northern Arizona University and got her BA in Education. She has 7 years of experience teaching in a general education classroom. She has had a love and a passion for helping children her whole life. After learning about ABA, she decided to make a change and enroll in courses that will help her pursue a career as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Tarah is currently attending Arizona State University and will receive her Masters in Special Education in Applied Behavior Analysis. In her free time, Tarah enjoys reading, spending time with family, being outdoors, and her new adventure of going from city life to rural living. She is so excited to be working with everyone at Kaibab.
Robbie is a behavioral therapist with Kaibab Behavioral Services. He graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2017 with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Speech-Language Sciences. He has 5 years experience in the field of Special Education and is currently pursuing a master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis through ASU, on the way to eventually becoming a BCBA. He has previously worked as a paraprofessional and a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant with the Flagstaff Unified School District. Robbie enjoys time outdoors hiking, running, camping, and kayaking. He has played drums since he was 15 and enjoys spending time with his family, including his 6 pets.
Adele is attending Northern Arizona University to pursue a degree in Psychology with an emphasis in developmental psychology. She has years of experience as a direct support professional and provides attendant care, respite, and habilitation services. Adele also has experience as a teacher’s aide and provides behavioral skills for children with disabilities. She strives to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and enjoys gardening, ceramics, and reading outside in her hammock.
Zusje is from Salt Lake City, Utah. She obtained an Associate’s degree in Psychology from Salt Lake Community College and is now currently attending Northern Arizona University, majoring in Social Work. Zusje has many years of experience working with adults and children. In working with these populations, she has offered support with behavioral and physical skills. One of her goals in her education and career is to continue to advocate for and support those in the community who are in need. Zusje enjoys hiking, traveling, singing, as well as spending time with friends and family.
Julia is a RBT from Columbus, OH. She moved to Arizona seven years ago to study at ASU, receiving a B.S. in Psychology in 2020. This is where she discovered Applied Behavior Analysis and began to work in this field. Julia has been working in ABA for three years, providing services in schools, clinics, and in-home. Shortly after graduating, Julia moved to the Prescott area to practice psychometry and assist in the diagnostics of ASD for all ages, but quickly returned working as an RBT. Before finding her love for ABA, Julia worked with kids for several years through nannying and tutoring. Being of service to children and their families is Julia’s largest priority and passion. In her free time, Julia spends as much time outside as possible; hiking, camping, swimming, and hammocking. She also enjoys live music, yoga, and harness-training her cat.
Ciara is a recent graduate from Northern Arizona University with a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, B.S.. Ciara also has many years of experience with children and young adults through her speech-language internships and assistant teaching positions. In her free time, Ciara enjoys hiking, camping, reading and spending time in her garden.
Born and raised in Yuma, Emily spent her childhood raising & selling livestock, and swimming & reading as much as humanly possible. She graduated from NAU in 2015 with a degree in Parks and Recreation Management. In 2015 she took a chance on an administrative position at the Flagstaff Public Library and started her career in Public Administration. After 6 years, she left for Court Administration at Coconino Superior Court. She has 8+ years of professional administrative experience including payroll management, grant funding oversight, facilities management, and internship program supervision. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, being with friends and family, spending time with her pets, hiking, reading, learning ASL, and gardening.
Julie has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis since 2000 and has been working for Kaibab Behavioral Services since 2018. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education from Northern Arizona University (2002). Julie has experience implementing and supervising early intensive behavior intervention programs for children with autism and related communication disorders, home-based behavioral health services implementing function-based interventions addressing behavioral challenges and providing parent training, and school-based behavior analysis services conducting functional behavior assessments and developing 3-tiered systems of schoolwide positive behavior interventions and supports.
Isabela Santos is a compassionate Behavior Analyst at Kaibab Behavioral Services. She received her Master’s in Behavior Analysis Practice from Florida Institute of Technology. She has an eight-year son on the spectrum who made her switch careers, become very passionate about ABA, and grow her determination to help change the lives of the families she serves.
Her enthusiasm to listen to other’s ideas and opinions is rooted in her sincere belief that all support staff has the clients’ best interests in mind. In addition, she provides regular support to parents and involves caregivers throughout their child’s involvement in ABA therapy.
With over four years of experience in ABA facilitating behavior change in clients ages 2-21, she produced intervention plans that have developed and increased her clients’ communication skills, daily living skills, and ability to live more independently.
Further, her experience with various assessment tools, such as the VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, and EFL, has facilitated her clients’ achievement of their goals and life outcomes.
She believes in advocating for trying to understand neurodiversity, supporting our clients in increasing their autonomy, and helping them live fulfilling and happy lives.
Isabela loves animals, school supplies and writing notes. She also enjoys running, reading, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.