About Me

Virginija Juškevičiūtė

Virginija Juškevičiūtė, MSc

I am an Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) consultant with over eight years of experience in working with children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The main areas of my expertise include Functional Communication Training (FCT), teaching Verbal Behaviour, designing and implementing Individual Education Plans, management of challenging behaviour, and parent and professional training. I build my clinical practice on the use of methods and procedures derived from evidence based research literature in Applied Behaviour Analysis.

Education
2011 – 2014 MSc Positive Approaches to Challenging Behaviour, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
2010 – 2011 PgCert Applied Behaviour Analysis and Challenging Behaviour, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
2005 – 2008 BA(Hons) Psychology with Cultural Studies, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Work Experience
2012 – present ABA consultant, private practice, Lithuania
2008 – 2014 ABA therapist/ Lead Tutor, Step by Step School, West Sussex, United Kingdom
2006 – 2014 ABA therapist and program supervisor, home programs, East Sussex, United Kingdom

References available upon request

Training

2014 April, Dispelling the Myths and Overcoming Implementation Obstacles Related to the Functional Assessment and Treatment of Problem Behaviour ; Understanding and Addressing Stereotypy and Sleep Problems of Children and Young Adults with Autism;  Dr. G. Hanley, BCBA-D,  UK

2013 October, Natural Environment Teaching; Advanced
Language Skills; Social and Peer Interaction; by Dr. Vincent J. Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D; UK

2013 July Attention Autism Level  1, by Gina Davies, Specialist Speech and Language Therapist, UK

2013 June, Sex & Relationship Education for pupils with ASD, Jean Gawlinski; UK

2013 April, Autism and Mental Health, delivered by Maudsley Hospital; UK

2012 July, Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Autism or
other Developmental Disabilities by Dr. Vincent J. Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D; UK

2011 July, Advanced Topics in Behaviour Analysis by Dr. Vincent J. Carbone, Ed.D., BCBA-D;  Italy,

2010 July, Verbal Behaviour by F. degli Espinosa, BCBA-D; UK

2009 July, Behaviour Management Training by F. degli Espinosa, BCBA-D; UK

Presentations and conferences

2014 05 12 Presentation “Autism. Diagnostics. Interventions” at the forum “Children with ASD diagnostics, services, support and integration. Reality and possibilities”, Kaunas City Council, Lithuania

2014 02 20 Workshop“Teaching and managing problem behaviour of children with ASD”, Klaipėda Centre of Teacher Education, Lithuania

2013 04 06 Workshop “Applied Behaviour Analysis based approached to teaching and managing problem behaviour of children with ASD”, Lithuanian Autism Association “Lietaus Vaikai”