Have a diagnosis.
If you do not have a diagnosis please contact Dakota Family Services – https://dakotafamilyservices.org.
Contact the NDAC for desired services.
Share information with the department.
Tell the department a little bit about what your family is looking for, your availability, insurance provider, and get any questions answered.
NDAC sends intake packet to family and schedules an intake meeting.
Family – Fill out packet, send completed packet to NDAC, have insurance card present.
Schedule an intake meeting with BCBA.
BCBA will contact you to set up a meeting in person, via telehealth, or on the phone.
Discuss skills to help determine which assessment to use/schedule assessment. Hear from the support system that knows the child best, the concerns and focus areas for treatment. Formulate a plan for assessment and target skills and behavior(s) to focus interventions on. At the conclusion of intake, schedule an assessment day.
Estimated 1-4 hours at the clinic/home/telehealth to conduct a direct assessment to determine skill areas and deficit areas.
BCBAs write a treatment plan.
Behavior analysts will take the results from the direct assessment and intake meeting to write a document outlining the goals that will be worked on for the next 6 months for your child.
NDAC reaches out to get parent/guardian approval on treatment plan.
During the meeting, goals will be discussed, and signatures of parents/guardians and BCBAs will be obtained as the final step before NDAC submits the treatment plan to insurance companies.
Send to insurance and wait on approval.
Wait for approval from your insurance company. Once approved, scheduling team will reach out to discuss session times based on recommended hours from the BCBA.
Schedule regular sessions.
Schedule sessions within our block scheduling system. Scheduling team will work with you to determine the most appropriate block-scheduled time based on availability, child’s needs, and BCBA’s recommended hours.
Begin services for your child and their support system knowing you and your child are in the best hands!