Applied Behavioral Analysis

From tiny acorns, mighty oaks do grow!

Diversified Assessment & Therapy Services (DATS) is a privately owned, licensed Behavioral Health Center which offers a wide range of evidence-based, clinically sound services, including Applied Behavior Analysis. Our ABA Therapists work in a collaborative manner with parents, teachers and others important to each child, including our Psychologists, Speech Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists.

The ABA program is overseen by the Director of Consultative Services, Nathel Lewis, BCBA and she can be reached at nlewis@datswv.com

We are deeply rooted in West Virginia and the surrounding areas and have branch offices in Lewisburg & Hurricane, West Virginia We provide services in many counties throughout the state.

What is Applied Behavioral Analysis?

The Mission of Diversified Assessment & Therapy Services is to provide effective, consistent, compassionate, evidence-based behavioral health services which improve the quality of life for individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities.
Applied Behavior Analysis aligns with DATS mission statement by being a highly effective, evidence-based treatment approach for children with Autism, developmental disabilities, and behavior disorders.

Our ABA Technicians

Before we place staff with your child, our frontline therapists pass a Federal and State background check; are CPR/first aid certified; passive restraint trained; and participate in a rigorous on-line curriculum and field competency review.

Specific Examples of Issues ABA can address:
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Refusals
  • Inattention to Task
  • Behavior which puts self or others at risk.
  • Academic difficulties
  • Hyperactivity
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
DATS ABA Services

Our Board-Certified Behavior Analysts provide consultative services to school districts, complete Functional Behavior Assessments, develop behavior support plans, design ABA home-based programs, and provide hands-on training to family and schools personnel.

Caiden could only attend to task for 8 seconds when she started working with him. He now can attend to task for 40 minutes. Amazing!!”-T. Mills
School-based Services

DATS provides comprehensive evaluations combining ABA and CBT therapeutic strategies for students with emotional and behavior disorders. We contract to provide ABA Tech who provide direct, intensive behavior supports throughout the school day.

Home-based Services

We design, implement and monitor intensive behavior intervention for children with Autism through consultation with Title XIX Waiver BSPs and through private insurance.