Carla Gross, MS
Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer
Carla Gross has a master’s degree in community health administration and more than 15 years of experience working in the field of behavioral and mental health, with a focus in educational settings. She has been providing administrative and business leadership to HBH since 2012. Ms. Gross provides vision, direction, and administrative leadership for all programs. She is responsible for all aspects of HBH’s operations, assuring that all contracts are executed accurately and efficiently.
Ms. Gross meets regularly with the clinical director and management team to review contract compliance and any outstanding issues with the terms and conditions of the RFP and subsequent contracts. HBH has a long history of successfully complying with its contracts and will continue its strong fidelity to the contract though established systems and protocols.
Flavia Ploog, MS, Ed., BCBA, LBA
ABA Clinical Director
Flavia M. Ploog has been Board Certified since 2004 and is a Licensed Behavior Analyst. Her past title was Clinical Preceptor and Senior Consultant for Butterfly Effects. She received Masters in Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania and interned at the Children’s Seashore House, an affiliate of the Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia. Her education includes neuroscience, a discipline that has given her the ability to determine learning styles/needs as well as sensory issues. She has also participated in many research endeavors that included search on subjects such as: autism, attention, self-injury and sensory deficits. Flavia has 20 years experience servicing those with disabilities and developing community acceptance and supports. She has worked closely with community members and professional organizations to promote the dissemination of ABA. Flavia has experience practicing in hospitals, clinics, schools and home settings in 6 states. She was a founding member of both the Tennessee and Hawaii Association for Applied Behavior Analysis. In these roles, Flavia develop national and statewide policies/procedures and practice, guidelines for the regulation and practice of the field of behavior analysis. In 1998, she worked with the committee to create the second task list for the BCBA certification exam. Flavia has developed, evaluated and implemented over 200 student service plans with behavioral strategies. Flavia has coauthored multiple research projects, conducted trainings, designed and taught continuing education courses and spoke at autism conferences.
For the past 4 years, Flavia provided service to over 75 families in the state of Louisiana. Aside from these direct services, she supported and trained the clinical team and developed the clinical structure for her company’s first state of the art clinic. Flavia developed training material for staff and supported consultant’s growth in the field. In her role as Preceptor she provided continuing education opportunities for local BCBAs; train staff, parents and teachers in the field of behavior analysis; and supervise over 35 line technicians. Flavia is passionate about the field of behavior analysis and loves working with families and children in need. She enjoys a good laugh and often uses it in teaching others professional development and risk management.
Dr. Tammy Bopp, Psy.D
Tammy Bopp has a doctorate in clinical psychology and more than 30 years’ experience working with children of all ages from infancy through young adulthood with diverse mental health, developmental and biological concerns. Tammy coordinated and supported the implementation and integrity of autism related behavioral services for children under age three, and their families for 20 years. Within that time she supervised the work of clinical psychologists and other early intervention specialists. She has worked collaboratively with numerous child and family serving State agencies and committees over her entire career in Hawaii.
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Cailin Goodier, LCSW
Cailin provides clinical oversight and leadership to our Maui office. She possesses more than six years of clinical experience in a variety of behavioral and mental health disciplines. She has more than 10 years of experience working with children with developmental delays and behavioral health diagnoses.
Jacqueline Baker-Belding, MEd, BCBA
Jackie has a bachelor’s in special education with a focus in intellectual disabilities. After teaching special education for three years in Hawaii and serving as the school’s special education department chair, Jackie began working toward a MEd in special education with a focus in autism and developmental disabilities. She is a licensed Hawaii special education teacher. Over the past 15 years, Jackie’s training and experience has been particularly directed toward children and adults with autism. Jackie is CPI certified and teaches non-violent crisis intervention to HBH staff.