The Centre for Positive
CPBS' Mission is to educate and support people to implement non-aversive behaviour support strategies.
CPBS' vision is a community where the use of restrictive practices to manage behaviours of concern are eliminated.
"Caring is a matter of action"
We conduct thorough and quality assessments to build and implement behaviour support plans using the principals of Applied Behaviour Analysis and Positive Behaviour Support, in order to help participants clients reach their individualised goals.
Specialist Support Areas
Learning through Positive Behaviour Support
Self Injury & Aggression
Early Intervention Autism & Intellectual Disability
Eating, Sleeping, Toileting Issues
Life, General and Coping Skills Development
Building Relationships, Play & Social Skills
Trauma & Coping with Change/Loss
National Leadership Team
Here to support you every step of the way
CPBS has teams throughout Australia that can not only assess, design and create detailed behaviour support plans, but also implement regular sessions and ensure that there is a smooth implementation of the plan. In order to do this, we have a diverse team including the below leadership team members, many with Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) qualifications, supported by their team of experienced Behaviour Support Practitioners and Behaviour Therapists.
Dr.Geoff Potter, PhD, BCBA
Operations & Clinical Research
BBus (HRM), Dip OCM, Dip PM
People & Culture Director
BSc.Psych, MA.Psych (Dev.Psych.Path)
Sarah McCluskey M.Ed ABA, BCBA, Psychologist
Specialist Clinical Services Director
Dr. Lindsay Cole
PhD, BSocSC (HumServ), GDipPsych, BHlthSc(Hons)
Director, Clinical Operations & Quality
Rebecca Goldfinch GCertBA
National Business Development Manager
Dr. Rebecca Beights
Director of Research