Amiel Segal

Behavior Intervention Therapist

Severe Behavioral Disorders

Amiel Segal
Behavior Intervention Therapist
1752 Park Dr
Seaford, NY 11783

(516) 319-0109   Main


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30 Years

in practice

Male

Languages

  • English

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About

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Veteran Nassau BOCES School Psychologist and Behavior Intervention Specialist with over 30 years of leadership experience working with the most difficult students and adults in schools, residential centers, and as a therapist. Directly trained and mentored by a renowned child psychiatrist for over ten years. Extensive hands-on experience Staff and parent training expertise treating children of all ages diagnosed with conduct disorder, oppositional-defiant disorder, and autism. Recently worked with clinicians from Sagamore Children's Hospital treating at-risk youth who were previously hospitalized.

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy (ABA)
  • Behavioral Intervention Plans
  • Behavioral Intervention Services (BIS)
  • Conducting Research
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Documentation & Reporting
  • Functional Behavior Analysis
  • Social Skills Training
  • Staff and Parent Training


Work Experience

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST • NASSAU BOCES, WANTAGH, NY
1986 - 2015 (RETIRED)
  • Participate in and oversee the development and implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for children with special needs
  • Perform behavioral assessments and developed Behavior Intervention Plans for children between the ages of 5-21
  • Conduct and facilitate skills training, interventions, and counseling for students in compliance with IEP and 504 mandates
  • Coordinate follow-up sessions with parents/caregivers, teachers, and paraprofessionals to explain assessment results and behavioral plans
  • Participated in professional development activities, team/consultation meetings, and special education committees
BEHAVIORAL THERAPIST • CORINTHIANS THERAPIST, GARDEN CITY, NY
2006 - PRESENT
  • Work closely with children with a variety of behavioral challenges including Autism (varying degrees), Conduct Disorder (CD), ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder)
  • Improve behavioral skills, promote emotional health and physical well-being, fostering a sense of independence and social-interaction skills
  • Facilitate goal-planning and document short and long-term goals and objectives
  • Complete daily applicable paperwork and treatment plan goals thoroughly
  • Promote emotional health and physical wellbeing, increased independence, and facilitate appropriate social interaction through the utilization of modeling, psychoeducation and intervention strategies
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR • AVALON SCHOOL, NEW YORK, NY
1969 - 1984
  • Hired and supervised staff to manage and facilitate business operations
  • Served as business manager and clinical director
  • Provided instructional guidance and developed new teacher evaluation systems
  • Developed standardized curricula in compliance with state learning standards


Education

  • Master of Science, Psychology & Special Education Adelphi University, Garden City NY

  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology and Special Education
    Adelphi University, Garden City NY

  • Continuing Education Credits
    Harvard University, Cambridge MA
    Health Alliance



Certifications

  • NYS Certification, School Psychology
  • NYS Certification, Special Education
  • Licensed School Psychologist
    Professional Certificate, Administration and Supervision

    The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

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Affiliations

  • Response to Intervention Team (RTI)
  • Committee on Special Education (CSE)

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    Payment Options

    • American Express
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    • Discover
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    Publications

    • Preventing Aggressive Behavior
      https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/004005999803000402

    Locations

    Amiel Segal

    Behavior Intervention Therapist
    1752 Park Dr
    Seaford, NY 11783

    Phone: (516) 319-0109

    Sunday Closed
    Monday 9:00 - 7:00
    Tuesday 9:00 - 7:00
    Wednesday 9:00 - 7:00
    Thursday 9:00 - 7:00
    Friday 9:00 - 7:00
    Saturday Closed