Maria Silva is the Vice-President and co-founder of Positive Behavior Services Inc. Maria holds a Master Degree in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis that she obtained from Nova Southeastern University, in Davie, FL.
Maria has six years of experience serving individuals with special needs and their families in the Broward and Miami-Dade areas. Maria has experience working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum as well as emotionally handicapped children and teenagers from the Foster Care System. She also, has provided services and trained caregivers in different settings such as adult day training centers, group homes, foster homes, schools, individual homes and on-site.
The last year Maria has worked individually with cases from the Foster Care System, focusing in the area of behavior reduction and skill acquisition, among others.
M.S BCAB, Vice-President
Alex Hernandez is the President and co-founder of Positive Behavior Services Inc. Alex hold's a Master's degree in Counseling with a Concentration in Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University in Davie Fl. He is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst in good standing with the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB).
Alex Hernandez has spent the last decade working with Children and Adolescents with severe emotional and behavioral difficulties throughout Dade and Broward County. Alex Hernandez has practiced in a variety of settings including Residential facilities, group homes, foster homes, and in private practice.
For the past five years, Alex Hernandez has worked at Citrus Health Network in Hialeah, Fl. as a Behavior Analyst for the Children's Crisis Response Team (CCRT) providing Behavior Analysis services to children and adolescents with severe behavioral difficulties throughout Miami Dade County. In addtion, Alex Hernandez has provided Behavior Analysis services to Children on the Autism Spectrum and related disorders throughout Dade and Broward County since 2006.