Marisa earned her Bachelor of Psychology and her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Management. Marisa joined CRP in August of 2008 as a Behavioral Trainer and moved on to launch CRP’s first crisis team in Los Angeles in July of 2012. She recently took on her new position to begin our newest Eastern Los Angeles team in 2016. Previous to working with the crisis team, Marisa worked as a teacher at Spectrum Schools and for The ARC. Marisa has served the developmentally disabled population since 1998. She specializes in working with non-verbal clients with autism. Marisa is well versed in the usage of behaviorism, discrete trial, PECS, and speaks Spanish.