Paula Leonardo, MS, BCBA


Paula Leonardo is vice President of Behavior Basics, Incorporated, a Florida-based behavioral consulting group that trains parents and educators. Paula earned her master’s degree in applied behavior analysis from Florida Institute of Technology and became a co-instructor for ABA Online in 2007. She has a long history of providing quality services to families of the child welfare and foster care system who are experiencing child behavior problems, mental health challenges, and developmental issues. Paula’s success in providing support for and training of caregivers is evident by her fifteen years as a direct-care provider, parent trainer, and developer of behavior management programs for regional group homes and mental health facilities. Paula is a co-author of the DVD series, “The Secrets of Modern Parenting,” which has helped people around the world apply behavior principles in parenting.