Carolina Lemseyan

1. Tell us a bit about your job as a BCBA. I am currently working with different ABA Agencies from
NJ, PA, NC and TX providing BCBA services to students attending cyber charter schools, directing
weekly Parent Training sessions and Supervision to RBTs in the home setting, and completing
Initial Assessments mainly with Spanish Speaking families in need of ABA services. Working
remotely allows me to have the time and focus on finding novel science-based resources and
design detail-oriented behavior protocols for skills acquisition and behavior reduction goals. The
ongoing communication and collaboration with caregivers and RBTs lead to a collaborative
2. What drove you to the BCBA profession? I have been working with children and adolescents who
present developmental challenges for the past 13 years. I obtained my Master’s Degree in
Psychology in Argentina in 2009 and since then, the desire to continue helping families and
expanding my knowledge encouraged me to complete the Post degree in Clinical
Neuropsychology and Communication Disorders in Spain. In an effort to continue developing
professional skills, I obtained the BCBA Certification in the United States. The responsibility of
“walking together” through this long, challenging, and grateful journey when accompanying
each family is what keeps me motivated in this passionate field. The empathy, commitment and
proactivity are main values in my daily work.

3. How do you balance your career and family? When I find myself working on a weekend, I do my
best to also find and enjoy time with family and friends in contact with nature.

4. How has Golden Care helped you in your career development? Golden Care Therapy has an
extraordinary teamwork that provides support and feedback in a timely manner. I always find an
answer when I have clinical and/or administrative questions, no matter the time of the day. I
enjoy the monthly townhall meetings with presentation of different topics and discussions, and
the possibility to collaborate between colleagues.
5. What advice do you have for prospective Golden Care candidates? I would encourage
prospective candidates to join such an amazing team. Ongoing supervision, several resources
available, and clear detail description of the procedures in place guide the daily work.

6. What do you find the most challenging in your work as a BCBA? I see every challenging situation
as an opportunity to have the strength to continue learning and growing. When an aggressive
behavior decreases concurrent to a the emerge of vocal words to request needs and wants
across people, settings and situations I confirm the power of ABA and the need of our field.
7. What drew you to Golden Care originally? And how has Golden Care changed since? The great
reviews from other colleagues working at the company and the opportunities to work with
Spanish speaking families addressing not only the language barrier, but also considering their
cultural background, where I also come from.

8. What’s the one thing you’d tell your younger self? I would tell my younger self to be brave
enough to take risks, live new experiences and take advantage of each opportunity.
9. What does the day to day of your job look like? I spent time observing and interacting with
clients and their families, RBTs and other providers; attend meetings with the teamwork; review
data and graphs to monitor the integrity and fidelity of treatment; design behavior intervention
plans and skill acquisition protocols; search and review updated literature and resources in the
field; attend seminars; and complete initial and re-assessment reports.

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