Monique earned her Master’s Degree in 2012 in Applied Psychology, summa cum laude, from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. In pursuit of her BCBA certification, she simultaneously completed her certification in Advanced Applied Behavior Analysis from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in 2012.
During her studies in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Monique completed practicum opportunities in various clinical, educational and home-based settings which offered multidisciplinary approaches including Speech and Language services, Occupational Therapy services and Physical Therapy services. This type of training has shaped her team oriented approach to treatment which greatly benefits each of her clients. Her previous employment experiences include working for both small and large ABA companies across Florida, Connecticut, Delaware and Pennsylvania.
As a BCBA, Monique’s expertise is focused primarily upon naturalistic approaches such as Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), Natural Environment Training (NET) as well as Functional Communication Training (FCT). Monique is also skilled at implementing procedures related to Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs), Discrete Trial Training (DTT) and the Verbal Behavior Milestones Assessment and Placement Program (VB-MAPP).
Monique McGovern began working as Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) for Positive Behavior Supports Corporation in April 2017 in the North Florida region. She recently relocated to Maryland and will now be the new Regional Coordinator for the Maryland region.
Monique is currently a member of the Association for Behavior Analysis (ABAI), Maryland Association for Behavior Analysis (MABA), in addition to being a lifetime member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.