Kelly Therrien is an experienced behavior analyst who has dedicated her work to improving the workplace through organizational behavior management (OBM). Kelly has worked with organizations across the United States and Canada, with leaders spanning various industries, such as human services, nuclear power, oil and gas, nonprofit, and franchise enterprises. Currently, Kelly is the product manager for professional development with ABA Technologies, Inc. In this role, Kelly oversees various professional development products aimed at dissemination of the science of human behavior.

Like a Boss

Blogger: Kelly Therrien What does it mean to be a boss? When you hear the word “boss” do you picture your favorite boss or perhaps one you were not particularly fond of? Or do you picture some other dramatic version of a boss? What about when it is your turn to be the boss? How
ABA companies are rapidly expanding and with growth comes challenges both great and small—employee retention, timeliness, and accurate billing, to name a few. No matter the pain point, all roads circle back to human performance affecting company profit and quality of services. So, how can you start small and with an impact?
Blogger: Kelly Therrien, MS, BCBA OBM for the BCBA In clinical organizations, most Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) work as program coordinators or clinical directors. Rather than working with clients “in-the-chair,” BCBAs supervise others doing the work. Developing programs and training staff might be old hat, but managing and engaging staff and families—long term—requires new