Fredericksburg: Autism Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment
Continuum Behavioral Health serves Northern Virginia, including Fredericksburg, Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Prince William and Loudoun Counties, as well as the City of Alexandria and the City of Manassas. During the assessment process, each child receives a comprehensive functional assessment that identifies core deficits and problem behaviors that may be interfering with the child’s ability to learn and participate in daily life at home, school and in the community. Every child’s program is individualized to meet his or her needs, learning style and guided by what is developmentally expected.
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PO Box 1232 Fredericksburg Va 22402 Phone: (800) 828.5659 Fax: (804) 539.5000
Meet Our Family
Bethany Deitz, M.S., BCBA
Bethany began her career in ABA in 2013 and joined Continuum in 2018 as a Senior Consultant. She has worked with children and adults with disabilities in a variety of settings to include: schools, private family homes, sheltered workshops, state hospitals and community-based group homes. Bethany has presented at the state and international levels on Work and Home Based Interventions for An Adult with Mental Illness. During her time working in residential care, she created, systemized and replicated programs geared towards adaptive skill acquisition and increasing independence. Prior to her work in human services, she had extensive supervisory experience in the fields of health care, education and operations. Bethany earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Old Dominion University and her Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Shenandoah University.
Meghan Hoffman, M.Ed., BCBA
Special Projects Coordinator
Ms Hoffman has worked with individuals on the autism spectrum for 20 years. She received her Masters in Special Education with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis from George Mason University in 2006 and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She worked as a teacher and supervisor at The Ivymount School for 11 years serving students aged 5 through 21. She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University teaching graduate level coursework approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and supervised graduate students in their internships through The University Practicum Program. Meghan continues to provide consultative services to families and schools, working with students aged 2 through 26. In addition to her role as consultant and professor, she provides trainings and workshops to schools and organizations throughout Maryland, DC, and Northern Virginia.
Brittney Spiker, M.A., M.S., BCBA
Director of Supervision
Ms. Brittney Spiker is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Frostburg State University where she completed her undergraduate internship at the Allegany County Infants and Toddlers Program. She went on to obtain her Master of Art’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from Ball State University, and is currently studying for her Master’s of Science in Early Childhood Special Education from Johns Hopkins University. Her professional training includes working as a teacher in the Autism Program at the Ivymount School, as well as, providing and supervising home-based ABA programs for children with autism. Her professional interests include early intervention, effective classroom instruction for children with autism, and functional communication.
Katrina Combs, M.S., BCBA
Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Katrina Combs is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst who earned her Master’s degree in Psychology with specializations in Applied Behavior Analysis and Sport Psychology from Capella University; she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She has been working in the field of mental and behavioral health since 2004, where she began as a direct support professional with the ARC of the Piedmont, serving adults with various mental and physical disabilities. In 2005, she also began working with youth as a residential counselor at Jefferson Trail, a residential facility for youth with mental and behavioral disorders. Upon relocating to Northern Virginia, her work with youth continued in different mental health settings, until beginning her career in ABA as a behavior technician with Continuum in 2014. Her professional interests include: functional communication, social skills, and daily living skills.
RaShawn Jeffers, BA, BCaBA, LaBA
Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst
RaShawn Jeffers is an enthusiastic Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. She received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Argosy University and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. RaShawn has over 10 years of experience working with adults and children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other related disabilities. Her journey started in 2009 as an Autism Specialist in Washington, D.C. public schools. Her dedication to the field of Behavior Analysis led her to obtain the Registered Behavior Technician credential in 2015. Since then, she has provided direct behavioral support and behavioral consultation to clients in environments such as: day support, community, residential, and in-home settings. Her professional interest includes individualized treatment planning and teaching functional communication skills.