Maria Silva is the Vice-President and co-founder of Positive Behavior Services Inc. Maria holds a Master Degree in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Applied Behavior Analysis that she obtained from Nova Southeastern University, in Davie, FL.
Maria has six years of experience serving individuals with special needs and their families in the Broward and Miami-Dade areas. Maria has experience working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum as well as emotionally handicapped children and teenagers from the Foster Care System. She also, has provided services and trained caregivers in different settings such as adult day training centers, group homes, foster homes, schools, individual homes and on-site.
The last year Maria has worked individually with cases from the Foster Care System, focusing in the area of behavior reduction and skill acquisition, among others.