Steffi got her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia College in Saint Robert, Missouri in 2013. She found her passion for working with autistic children while working as a paraprofessional in a preschool special education classroom. After learning about applied behavior analysis and hearing about a new ABA company in Nebraska, Steffi moved to Omaha in 2017 and began working for Radical Minds as a registered behavior technician.
She quickly fell in love with the field of ABA, and began coursework to become certified as a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst. While working as a BCaBA, she attended graduate school online at Arizona State University, and graduated with her master’s degree in special education in 2021. She then became certified as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst a few months later.
Steffi has experience working with clients ages 2-14 years old, and has experience teaching toileting skills, functional communication, and daily living skills, as well as reduction of aggression and other challenging behaviors.
While not at work, Steffi loves baking and decorating gluten-free cookies, taking walks with her dog, cleaning and organizing, and binging true-crime documentaries.
Jayme was born and raised in Omaha and ever since she can remember, has wanted to work with children and help to make a difference in their lives. She attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln where she earned her Bachelors in Communication Disorders with a minor in Education. Originally planning to go into Speech Language Pathology, Jayme fell in love with being an RBT following graduation and decided she wanted to learn more about autism.
While at Radical Minds, Jayme became a BCaBA in 2020 while pursuing a masters degree. She attended Arizona State University where she graduated with her Masters Degree in ABA in ABA in 2022. She became a BCBA that same year and has been serving as a Clinical Supervisor at the Q Street clinic since.
In her free time, Jayme is a jazzercise instructor and loves to binge crime podcasts (and always has great suggestions for new ones to listen to!). She also loves animals and being outdoors, and frequently goes to the Lake of the Ozarks with her family!
Grace grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with five younger siblings, sparking her lifelong passion of working with children. She attended the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse where she earned her Bachelors in Therapeutic Recreation and worked throughout college in jobs centering on children with varying abilities. Following graduation, Grace moved to Omaha where she began an internship in the Recreation Therapy department at UNMC’s Munroe Meyer Institute and then found herself at Radical Minds.
During Grace’s tenure at Radical Minds, she has excelled as a Registered Behavior Technician, BCaBA, and now BCBA after earning her Masters Degree at Arizona State University in 2022.
When Grace is not at work, she loves going for walks, napping, having Netflix marathons, taking care of and welcoming new house plants, and cooking (or attempting to) new foods.
Hillary graduated with bachelors degrees in psychology and sociology from Wayne State College in 2007. After graduating, she began working at Boys Town teaching social and self-help skills to at-risk youth. While employed at Boys Town, she learned how much she enjoyed working with children. Hillary found it rewarding to help children learn skills that assist in their success.
In 2016 Hillary graduated with a Master’s degree in Developmental Psychology. While pursuing this degree, she began working in child welfare and worked with children with histories of abuse and neglect for eight years before discovering Behavior Analysis. In September of 2021, Hillary began working as an RBT and started coursework through Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) shortly after. She passed the BCaBA certification exam in May of 2023, graduated from FIT in August of 2023, and passed the BCBA certification exam in September of 2023.