Behaviour Analysis is a scientific evidence-based therapy supported by hundreds of research studies finding Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) to to be the most effective treatment for psychological, neurological and behavioural challenges, including acquired brain injury, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and trauma.

Qualifications

All the services offered by Parley are led by Bobbi Hoadley, M.Ed., BCBA, RCC. Bobbi has extensive training, experience and expertise in Behaviour Analysis and in supporting adolescents or adults with mental health challenges.  Bobbi is internationally Board Certified as a Behaviour Analyst with graduate qualifications in clinical counselling and rehabilitation.  

Statement solicited in a satisfaction survey of former clients and used with permission:

“Parley focuses on client strengths, promotes client efficacy and decreases dependency. We appreciate the development of targeted, functional tools.” MS, Social Worker

Bobbi regularly shares her successful outcomes and her expertise  in Publications Papers and Presentations:

2020 Identifying and Supporting Trauma in Complex Cases of ASD, Symposium BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference

2020 Behavioural Support Workshop For Assisted Living Facilities in BC. Four Teaching Modules in a Workshop Designed for Hands-On Skill Building with ‘Train the Trainer” Support. Fraser Health Authority

2019 Adapting Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for persons with high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder.  BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference

2018 Where’s the love? Why ABA has a dubious reputation. BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference

2016 Parley Services Blog – Alternate views on support for Mental Health challenges, based in science. http://www.parleyservices.com/blog

2015-2016 Understanding Behaviour – A Series of Six Workshops with Onsite In-Service Support for the Multi-Disciplinary Staff in Tertiary Mental Health Facilities.   Vancouver Island Health Authority, Victoria, BC and Duncan, BC

2014 Teaching Meta-Cognitive Behaviour to Maintain and Generalize Functional Communications Teaching. BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference

2013 Teaching ABA to Front-Line Staff: Key Strategies and Long-term Outcomes. International Conference of Applied Behaviour Analysis, Merida, MX

2013 “High Functioning”- What Does It Really Mean?  BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference

2013 Teaching ABA to Front-Line Staff: Key Strategies and Long-term Outcomes. BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference

2011 Data Collection and Measurement Strategies in Community Settings with Uncontrolled Variability.  International Conference of Applied Behaviour Analysis, Denver CO

2010 Applied Behaviour Analysis; A Best Practice for Supporting Behaviour Change and Enhancing Rehabilitative Outcomes – Rehab Review (Vocational Rehabilitation Association)         

2010 Data Collection and Measurement Strategies in Community Settings with Uncontrolled Variability. BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference     

2008-2010 Understanding Behaviour – A Series of Six Workshops with Onsite In-Service Support for the Multi-Disciplinary Staff in the Provincial Neuropsychiatry Units. Hillside Centre, Kamloops, BC

2008 Using Functional Analysis as Positive Behaviour Support for Staff: Three Case Studies. BC Applied Behaviour Analysis Conference (also presented by the program at the BC Neuropsychiatry Conference 2009) 

2007 Options and Opportunities for Individuals Living with Neurobehavioural Disablement to Access Social Systems and Services.  University of Calgary      

2006 Getting The Most From Care Workers; Practical Strategies For Client-Focused Service Delivery. Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference                

2004 Managing Problem Behaviours In A Community-Based Rehabilitation Program; Two Case Studies. BC Neuropsychiatry Conference

2003 Facing the Challenges; Providing Successful Rehabilitative Support and Rapport through Functional Communication. Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference

2003 Successfully Compensating For Short-Term Memory Loss; A Case Study. Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference