SWWC's Behavioral Health Team

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Amber Bruns, MS, BCBA

Amber is the Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Services and the Director of The READY Clinic. She obtained her graduate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University and her certificate in Organizational Behavior Management (OBM) from Florida Institute of Technology. She has worked with children and adults with various disabilities, including those with autism and related developmental disabilities, who engage in severe problem behaviors. Amber has extensive history assessing problem behaviors and developing behavioral interventions to decrease the occurrence of problem behaviors.

E: amber.bruns@swwc.org

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Melissa Andree, MS, BCBA

Melissa earned her undergrad degree in K-12 Special Education and Elementary Education from Winona State University. She earned her graduate degree in the Foundations of Applied Behavior Analysis from the University of Cincinnati. Melissa has been working with students of various disabilities and who demonstrate challenging behavior for nine years.

E: melissa.andree@swwc.org

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Hazel Ashbeck, MS, BCBA

Hazel is a BCBA with a BS from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point in Psychology with a Human Services emphasis and an MS in Applied Behavior Analysis. She has worked in a center-based setting with children with autism, as well as in home settings with adolescents with developmental disabilities.

E: hazel.ashbeck@swwc.org

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Amanda Barton, EdS, NCSP, BCBA, LBA

Amanda graduated from the University of South Dakota with an undergraduate degree in Special and Elementary Education and an education specialist degree in School Psychology. She completed behavior analysis coursework through the Florida Institute of Technology. Amanda has worked as a behavior analyst and school psychologist in both school and clinic settings and has experience working with a variety of disabilities.

E: amanda.barton@swwc.org

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Robert Beringer, MA, EdS, BCBA

Robert has a passion for helping others learn to genuinely connect with students and developing methods for impactful daily encounters. He previously served students with behavior disorders and medical complexities as both a Special Education Teacher and School Administrator. 

E: robert.beringer@swwc.org

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Jennifer Bozosi, MS, BCBA

Jennifer is the Behavior Analyst Clinical Lead for The READY Clinic. She obtained her MS in behavior analysis from St. Cloud State. She has worked with children and adults with home and community-based behavioral intervention in the US and Canada with a strong focus on both individual and family-centered goals and transition from home to community. She is passionate about assisting her clients attain the best possible quality of life.

E: jennifer.bozosi@swwc.org

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Rachel Cox Raverty, MSW, BSSW, LGSW

Rachel has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Social Work from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She maintains dual licensure with the MN Department of Education as a School Social Worker and with the MN Board of Social Work as a Licensed Graduate Social Worker. She has experience in children’s mental health, child welfare, child protection, chemical health services, drug court and school social work. Her areas of interest include clinical case consultations, applying evidence-based best practice standards across multiple populations and settings, program development and evaluation, workplace culture, trauma stewardship, advocacy and social justice.

E: rachel.coxraverty@swwc.org

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Alison Dickinson, Behavior Specialist

Alison “Ali” earned her undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Northern Iowa in 2019. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Education program in Special Education with an Applied Behavior Analysis concentration at Texas Tech University. Ali has worked with children and adults with a wide variety of disabilities in residential, clinical, and educational settings for over 5 years. 

E: alison.dickinson@swwc.org 

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Jason Dybsetter, MA, BCBA

Jason has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology and Religion from Augustana, and a Master of Arts degree with a concentration in New Testament from Luther Seminary. Jason has worked for over 10 years with children and adults who demonstrate extreme behavioral difficulties in both residential and educational settings. His professional passions include functional analysis and the development of performance management systems. 

E: jason.dybsetter@swwc.org

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Joe Fette, MS, BCBA

E: joe.fette@swwc.org

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Amber Grengs, Behavior Specialist

E: amber.grengs@swwc.org 

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Ana Guenther, MS, BCBA

Ana has a BA in Youth and Family Ministry and Psychology with a minor in Applied Behavior Analysis from Midland University in Fremont, NE and an MS in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University. She has worked with individuals with disabilities of a variety of a in a variety of settings including, center based treatment, in home, in school and respite camp.

E: ana.guenther@swwc.org

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Nicole Kelly, BCaBA

Nicole received her BA in Sociology from the College of St. Benedict. She then completed her BCaBA coursework at the University of West Florida. Nicole has experience in home-based and clinic-based early intervention, as well as experience in an educational setting working with students with a variety of disabilities. 

E: nicole.kelly@swwc.org 

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Sarah Kreuter, BCaBA

Sarah received her BS in Foundations in Early Education at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She completed her BCaBA coursework at Florida Institute of Technology. Sarah has experience in home-based early intervention setting working with children with the autism and various developmental delayss She has a passion for parent training and staff training.

E: sarah.kreuter@swwc.org

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Emily Macziewski, Behavior Specialist

E: emily.macziewski@swwc.org 

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Sara McAdams, MS, BCBA

Sara earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Iowa and went through the Applied Behavior Analysis program at St. Cloud State University. She has experience working in the home, school, and clinical setting with children with developmental disabilities and EBD.

E: sara.mcadams@swwc.org

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Amy Sippl, BCBA

Amy is the Behavior Analyst Clinical Lead. She received her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Family Social Science from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She earned her graduate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis from St. Cloud State University. Amy has worked with children with autism and related developmental disabilities for the past 10 years. Amy’s professional interests include parent training, behavioral assessment, and the systematic evaluation of program outcomes.

E: amy.sippl@swwc.org

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De Spiller-Smith, Behavior Specialist

E: de.spillersmith@swwc.org

 

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Kari Watson, MS, BCBA

Kari earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology, with a minor in Community Psychology from St. Cloud State University. She earned her MS in Applied Behavioral Analysis from Kaplan University.

Ekari.watson@swwc.org

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Ashley Willman, Behavior Specialist

Ashley has worked with children and adults who engage in severe problem behaviors for over 14 years in both a residential and educational setting. She has worked as a teaching assistant, a supervisor on a residential behavioral unit, and as a Behavior Specialist. She enjoys connecting and building relationships with students so she can teach them the skills they need to be successful in their everyday lives. 

E: ashley.willman@swwc.org