45 Stories of Inspiration: Jessica Sassi


Jessica Sassi, PhD, BCBA-D, LABA, is a key part of the future of NECC. In her 13-year tenure with the Center, Sassi has served a number of roles including Program Specialist, Residential Program Director, and, most recently, Clinical Director. In this role, she provided oversight and supervision of the clinical services provided to NECC students, developed trainings for clinicians, staff, and parents, developed policies on best-clinical practice, supervised program directors and specialists, and disseminated research related to clinical practice. Sassi’s research has been shared through numerous publications, including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Intentions. She has also served in editorial positions for the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the International Journal of Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorders.