Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) – we have an annual contract to provide behaviour consultation services. Families are referred to us by their respective Child and Youth with Special Needs (CYSN) social workers and the service is offered to the family free of charge. To inquire about your child’s eligibility, please contact your CYSN Social Worker.
Fee for service contracts – Families can also access behaviour consultation services using private or autism funds. For more details on accessing private services, contact our team leader at (778) 945-1435 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We offer all prospective families a complimentary consultation to discuss your current concerns and vision for your child and review potential service options our program offers. Please complete the form in the link below and we will get back to you within 24 hours to set up a meeting.
MCFD has contracted Laurel Behaviour Support Services to provide behaviour consultation to families with children ( 6-18 yrs) who have autism spectrum disorder and other developmental disabilities. This service is MCFD-funded and comes at no cost to the family.
For privately funded services or services funded using provincial autism funding, we offer a range of options specific to the needs of the family. Our Team Leader would be happy to set up a cost-free information meeting to go over a customized budget that works for you. For more information please contact our team leader at 778-945-1435 or by email at email@example.com
Yes. Our services are entirely voluntary; you may terminate the contract at any time. If the services are being accessed through the Ministry of Child and Family Development (MCFD) then we will notify your Social Worker of your choice to discontinue services and complete the discharge process.
If services are being accessed through private funds, we request 30 days written notice.
The primary focus of the service is to empower families with the knowledge and skills they need to support their child diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental disabilities in order to facilitate positive and durable change. As part of the parent training process consultant will, when appropriate work directly with your child to demonstrate implementation of strategies that are part of your child’s behaviour support plan.
We recognize the importance of collaborating with other service providers that are part of your child’s support team. When consent is provided, our Behaviour Consultants will be happy to attend team meetings with other professionals involved in your child’s care.
We have a number of Behaviour Consultants who are able to provide services in a language other than English. Language requests can be directed to the Team Leader.
The intake or information meeting will be scheduled by the LBSS Team Leader with the parent and the Behaviour Consultant. The child’s Social Worker is invited to this meeting when the service is Ministry Funded. After the initial meeting, the Behaviour Consultant and parents will schedule subsequent meetings and will decide who needs to attend
Our behaviour consultants work a flexible work schedule during a regular work week and where appropriate, be available to do specific assessments and training on a weekend day.
Yes, with consent from parents our Behaviour Consultant will be happy to work collaboratively with your child’s support team and share information relevant to support his/her progress.
The consultant is responsible to provide you with copies of all plans and resources created for your child..
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If you are a parent looking for services please contact us at: (778) 945-1435 or Toll Free at: 1 (855) 437 7095 or by email at laurel@posAbilities.ca.
If you would like to meet with us in person we will be happy to set up a complimentary consultation to discuss your current concerns and vision for your child and review potential service options our program offers. Please click on the link below and we will get back to you within 24 hours to set up a meeting.