Month: September 2013

  • Useful Links

    Organisations: Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) Association for Behavior Analysis International European Association for Behaviour Analysis (EABA) Centre for Behaviour Analysis, Queen’s University Belfast B.F.Skinner Foundation Melody Learning Center Scientific Journals: Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (JADD) Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB) European Journal of […]

  • Research & Training

    2019 Dounavi, K., & Tsoumani, O. (2019). Mobile Health Applications in Weight Management: A Systematic Literature Review. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 56(6), 894-903. Read it here. Ferguson, J., Craig, E. A., & Dounavi, K. (2019). Telehealth as a Model for Providing Behaviour Analytic Interventions to Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Systematic Review. Journal of Autism and Developmental […]

  • BCBA Supervision

    Magiko Sympan Centre is the first centre in Greece to be supervised by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-Doctoral level (BCBA-D). We have experience supervising numerous Master’s students working towards BCBA certification from all over the world. This guarantees that training fulfills the international quality standards for supervision set by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) and […]

  • Inclusion

    School inclusion, inclusion in peer groups and outdoor activities and ultimately inclusion in all community activities is the goal of any ABA-based intervention for individuals with Autism or other disabilities independently of their age. A careful consideration of the student’s skills and needs is a must before designing an inclusion process and high quality training […]

  • Supervision

    Treatment quality and integrity is determined by the level of expertise of the persons that deliver it. For this reason, supervision of ABA-based programs by experts (i.e., BCBAs) is necessary. In Magiko Sympan, we provide on-site and at-distance supervision of students’ intervention programmes and we offer advice on how to improve the teaching methods, create effective […]

  • Specialised Program

    Each student’s needs are unique and for this reason assessment and intervention are adapted to each particular child. Specialised educational programmes aim to improve reading skills, to increase communication/language skills, to establish social skills and make inclusion successful, to provide strategies for progressing in maths, to reduce challenging behaviours and to achieving progress in other […]

  • Early Intensive ABA Intervention

    ABA forms the scientific basis for an effective intervention for children with Autism and may prove useful for children with other disabilities as well. Research on effective interventions for children with Autism has shown that the onset of the intervention should be before the age of 4, it should be based on ABA, it should […]

  • Assessment

    Before an effective individualised intervention plan can be designed, a detailed assessment of the student’s skills and needs is necessary. In Magiko Sympan we provide detailed assessments of the student’s current level with an emphasis on functional language skills that serve inform effective treatment plans. The most up-to-date behavioural tools are used and assessments can […]

  • Contact

    Contact us by sending an e-mail to kdounavi@magiko-sympan.gr or calling us at 0030-6978 17 18 48. Follow us on Facebook, read our news on LinkedIn or have a video-conference with us through Skype. If you are interested in being a part of our team, submit your CV and we will contact you once a post arises. […]

  • Clinical Director

    Dr Katerina Dounavi (BCBA-D) is a Senior Lecturer in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism at Queen’s University Belfast and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Behaviour Analysis at the same University. She is a Doctor in Psychology (PhD) from the Complutense University of Madrid and the first Board Certified Behavior Analyst in Greece (Board Certified […]