Sarah Murphy is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and Special Educator, serving as the Regional Coordinator at PBS for the state of New Jersey. Sarah obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Lehigh University, earned her teaching certification and Masters in Special Education from the College of Saint Elizabeth and completed her BCBA post-masters coursework at the Florida Institute of Technology. She has over sixteen years of experience working with individuals with autism and other developmental disorders with behavioral challenges. Sarah has worked as a home-based behavioral therapist, overseen home-based and community programs, designed and presented training protocols for ABA therapists and supervisors, and consulted with families, schools and hospitals both in New Jersey and throughout the five boroughs of New York City. Sarah has extensive experience with verbal behavior, developing functional and adaptive programming utilizing the VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, AFLS, Quality of Life assessment and various social skills curriculum. She also has experience with reducing problem behaviors, training parents, caregivers, doctors and other medical professionals and and collaborating with schools and related service providers. In her spare time, Sarah is a mother to three young boys and enjoys running, swimming, and spending time with her family.