Behaviour Intervention Program (BIP)
Format: Virtual or In-Person options are available
Session Length: Individualized dependent on client needs (typically 1-2 hours per week)
Program Length: The BIP is delivered during ISAND Care Cycles of (approximately) twelve weeks. Length of participation depends on individualized behaviour change goals.
Eligibility: All ages with some exceptions based on individual treatment goals/expectations. To be confirmed at Intake.
Intake Meeting: An initial intake meeting is conducted with the client and/or family to gather detailed client history and information, discuss behaviour concerns, and begin to prioritize goals for behaviour change.
Behaviour Plan: An individualized behaviour plan is created for the client and/or family, which may consist of any of the following, depending on identified needs: a) skill-building goals; b) parent coaching goals; c) a plan to reduce challenging behaviour and/or increase desired behaviours.
One to one intervention or small group format
Therapy provided by BCBA, or a Behaviour Consultant under the supervision of a BCBA
May consist of any one or combination of the following: direct therapy with the client individually or in a small group; parent coaching to implement behaviour-based strategies at home or in the community; coaching for other service providers who work with the client (teacher, daycare worker, other service providers).
Goals will be developed in conjunction with the client and/or family and will be highly individualized depending on needs
Goal progression and Behaviour Plan will be reviewed regularly and at client or family request
Cost: A detailed Behaviour Intervention Program service agreement outlining all costs and ISAND policies will be provided to the client and/or family prior to services beginning.