Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA)
Christina Flores is a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) who has been working in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) since 2014. Christina, first started working with children with developmental disabilities during her internship at the Child Development Center of America, where she worked with children with Autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, and other developmental concerns. After her internship, Christina decided to gain experience as an ABA therapist at Florida International University’s (FIU) summer camp for children with Autism under 5 years of age, Camp Roar, at their center for children and families. After working at Camp Roar and taking her first class in behavior analysis, Christina fell in love with the science and decided to continue her career in the field of Psychology and ABA. As an undergraduate student at FIU, Christina was a research assistant in the Behavior Analysis Autism Research (BAAR) Lab, and the Mental Health Interventions and Technology (MINT) Lab. Christina assisted with research with children with Autism, ADHD, Conduct Disorder, and Operational Defiant Disorder. In her senior year, Christina continued to work as a behavior therapist at Camp Roar for her second consecutive summer, and in the field at CMNB. In December of 2015, Christina graduated from FIU with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in ABA. After graduation, she continued her passion in ABA and became a BCaBA in May 2018. Thereafter passing her board exam, she participated in a volunteer trip with the nonprofit organization, the Global Autism Project, to disseminate applied behavior analysis at the Rumah Tiara Center for children with Autism and other developmental disabilities in Jakarta, Indonesia. While currently working with CMNB Christina provides one to one therapy, training RBTs, parents and teachers, and is a social skills group coordinator. Through her experiences, Christina has become passionate about disseminating ABA, especially with parents and teachers to help generalize skills across settings and subjects, and helping her clients to become more independent. She aspires to earn her master’s degree in mental health counseling and behavior analysis to become a BCBA and licensed mental health counselor in the future.