Emily Helmboldt, M.S., BCBA
Technical Assistance Coordinator
Ms. Helmboldt is currently a faculty member with the Autism Center of Excellence at the Research, Rehabilitation and Training Center at VCU. There, she serves as: a coordinator staff for the intensive school division technical assistance initiative, primary technical assistance provider for Alexandria City Public Schools and the Richmond Career, Education, and Employment Academy, as well as collaborating with other ACE staff to develop evaluation methods and product outcomes for the project. She holds a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from VCU/MCV and is licensed as a Professional Counselor. In addition, she is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and holds a license as a Behavior Analyst in Virginia. Having a diverse background in rehabilitation, cognitive behavioral therapy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavior analysis, and positive behavioral supports enables Ms. Helmboldt to apply herself in many aspects of the ACE project. She previously served as a community resource manager with the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, behavior consultant, job coach, and residential counselor.