Intentional Interventions, LLC was founded in 2018 by Talia Stephens, M.Ed., BCBA.
Talia has an extensive and diverse background working with children and families. Talia has experience in Head Start Case management, NJ Early Intervention as a Child Developmental Specialist, Certified Teacher with Special Education and Elementary Education Endorsements. Talia has focused the last 10 years of her career specifically toward Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). She has dedicated her professional journey to providing quality ABA services.
Talia started the business to address a drastic need for effective ABA services. We focus on Data Driven outcomes and measures. We base our recommendations on research based practices and interventions. The company prides itself on maintaining excellence in the quality of services delivered to our clients. We work with children and adults with Autism or Intellectual Disabilities as well as those who are dually diagnosed with a mental illness. In addition, we work with group homes, school districts, lawyers, etc. to provide behavior analytic consultation. It is our goal to provide quality care in strict compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to client care. This commitment to quality care involves making sure that all services are:·
-Deemed necessary, properly authorized, and consented
-Comprehensive, individualized, and intensive to ensure effectiveness and optimal progress based on individual needs -Highly Effective
-Safely delivered by Highly trained and qualified staff
-Properly billed and clearly supported by appropriate documentation
-Free from improper financial incentives that could exert inappropriate influence on the services provided
-Consistent with client rights and contractual obligations.
· Parent completes Intentional Interventions Intake for Services
· Insurance is verified or Family is contacted for Private Payment
Intentional Interventions will request the documents needed, based on individual insurance carriers procedures, to request approval for an Initial Assessment*
Following Approval for Initial Assessment; Parent completes Client Information Questionnaire and provides copies of the following:
Front and Back of Photo Id
Front and Back of Insurance card
Prescription for ABA
Evaluation(s) If Applicable
Occupational Therapy Evaluation/Assessment
Physical Therapist Evaluation/Assessment
Parent meets with Qualified Assessor for Initial Assessment
Parent will be provided with preliminary services recommendations such as estimated hours
Parent and Assessor will decide on a preliminary schedule
Qualified Assessor completes and submits Initial Assessment to Insurance for approval of continuing treatment.*
Following Insurance approval for continued treatment, Parent completes Initial Parent Training Session to review plan, schedule and ask any questions they may have.
* Insurance turn around times vary by carrier and are an average of 7-14 days.
What type of services do you provide?
ABA therapy services in various settings
(Home, Office, School, Community and Other)
Developmental Assessments, Treatment Plans, Parent Training, Consultations with Schools and other Organizations
What direct services are available to Parents?
Parent Support Sessions
Parent Training Sessions
What are the hours of operation?
Office Hours: Monday thru Friday: 8am to 8pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10am to 6pm
ABA In-Home Sessions vary by case, but typically occur 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm
Are the company Behavior Technicians certified?
The technician assigned to your case will meet the requirements of your Insurance carrier.
How many hours of ABA services will my child receive?
The treatment doses are recommended by the BCBA following the results of the standard assessment. Studies show that a minimum of ten hours a week is required to see any change.
Any additional questions may be answered upon request.
If we have pets, can my child get In-home services?
A risk assessment will be completed and a service setting recommendation will be made based on several factors including, but not limited to, the breed and size of the pet.
If we smoke tobacco or canabis in my home, can my child still get In-home services?
Therapy sessions must occur in smoke-free environments. Your child would need to complete sessions in the center.