There's a New Doctor in the House
to our very own Dr. Ehren Werntz, who recently received his Ph.D. in Applied Behavior Analysis from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Ehren is the Clinical Director of AZA United's
Family and Community Services
. He has been with the organization for thirteen years. In addition to his Ph.D., Ehren holds degrees in Special Education and Psychology.
Ehren has the great pleasure of heading up a team devoted to helping families affected by complex behavioral issues. Ehren and his team work with individuals and families affected by autism in home, clinic, school, and community settings.
Currently, Ehren's work focuses on ecological behavioral training, which includes the treatment of challenging behavior, skills training, and applications of clinical behavior analysis designed to help parents and families with autism. Family and Community Services include behavioral intervention and also take emotional relational variables into consideration. Services are accessed through the public behavioral health system and are funded by the state Medicaid program, including the county's Regional Behavioral Health Authority (RBHA).