Employment Supports and Community Engagement

Original Air Date: November 11, 2022

CEU offered: 1.0 Learning CEU

Webinar Duration: 60 minutes

CE Instructor:

  • Paige Raetz, PhD, BCBA-D


This presentation will describe the current literature related to employment supports for individuals with ASD and how one non-profit organization has incorporated that research into practice to develop services to support individuals with ASD while also creating a more inclusive community through education and partnership.


Paige Raetz, Phd, BCBA-D

Paige Raetz, PhD., BCBA-D is the current Clinical Director at the Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center (SARRC) in Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Raetz is a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D) and is licensed as a behavior analyst in the state of Arizona. In addition to her work at SARRC, Dr. Raetz currently services on the governor’s appointed committee on behavior analysis as well as current Vice President of the Autism Provider Exchange (APEX). Dr Raetz has also served as adjunct professor within the psychology department at Arizona State University and was past president of Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism. Dr. Raetz has experience in the areas of autism as well as behavioral gerontology. Dr. Raetz has both published and served as a guest editor for Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Analysis in Practice, Journal of Organizational Behavior Management and The Journal of Applied Verbal Behavior. Her published research has spanned the topics of autism, behavioral gerontology, applied verbal behavior, assessment, organizational behavior management, and clinical decision-making models. Dr. Raetz graduated from University of the Pacific with a master’s degree in Psychology and a Ph.D. from Western Michigan University in Behavior Analysis.