Dr. Delfs is the Founder and Executive Director of the Village Autism Center (VAC). She provides training, case management, and supervision at VAC - East Cobb. She is a licensed psychologist and board certified behavior analyst at the doctoral level (BCBA-D). She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology at the University of Florida and her master's and doctoral degrees in Educational Psychology at the University of Georgia.
Dr. Delfs has been in the field of ABA since 2000 and is committed to providing high quality, evidence-based services to children with developmental disabilities and their families. Dr. Delfs spent over 10 years at the Marcus Autism Center as the Program Manager of the Language and Learning Clinic. There she developed and supervised the Home-based Program and managed the Community Autism Program. She also provided training and supervision for full-time staff, undergraduates, and graduate-level trainees. In fact, in 2020, Dr. Delfs was awarded the Clinical Supervisor of the Year Award by the Verbal Behavior Special Interest Group at the Association of Behavior Analysis International's annual convention.
Through her faculty position at Emory University's School of Medicine, Dr. Delfs also served as the lead investigator on several research grants related to autism treatment and family involvement. She has several presentations and scientific publications and has served on the editorial board of two peer-reviewed journals, Research in Developmental Disabilities and The Analysis of Verbal Behavior.
Dr. Delfs is passionate about finding the right fit for her clients to give them every advantage in order to reach their goals. When not in the clinic, she enjoys eating out, reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two children.
Cassy is the Clinical Director of VAC - Tucker. She has worked in the field of ABA since 2000. She completed her Master’s degree in Psychology, with a specialty in Applied Behavior Analysis, from Florida State University in 2007 and earned her BCBA that same year. Cassy gained significant clinical experience through employment at The Mariposa School for Children with Autism in Cary, NC as well as Marcus Autism Center in Atlanta, GA.
In addition to her role at Village, Cassy is also employed as a contracting clinician with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention where she plays an active role in autism surveillance for the CDC and is a clinician on the Study to Explore Early Development (SEED). Her research interests are focused on risk factors for autism, methods to improve mand training, specifically variability of mands, as well as strategies to improve appropriate social skills for children with autism. In her free time, Cassy enjoys travelling, distance running, yoga, and hiking with her dogs and husband.
Brittany graduated from Samford University with a degree in Family Studies. She has over 10 years of experience working with the autism population both clinically and in research. At Village Autism Center, Brittany plays an integral role in patient and staff onboarding, scheduling, billing, and overall operations. Brittany enjoys spending weekends outdoors with her husband and two kids.
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