“I’m passionate about training and supporting those who wish to become proficient and ethical behavior analysts.”

Rachel Zetino, M.S., BCBA

Director of Training

As Director of Training, Rachel Zetino designs competency-based training programs to ensure high-quality programming for all clients of In STEPPS. Rachel began working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and developmental disabilities in 2006. She has developed programs in both home and school settings and worked with adults in day habilitation and employment training programs. Rachel has also worked with deaf/hard-of-hearing students who engaged in challenging behaviors. She has presented her research on training staff to implement Pivotal Response Training (PRT) at state and national conferences. Rachel earned her Master’s in Psychology with an emphasis on Behavior Analysis at California State University, Los Angeles.

Get to know Rachel:

Before working at In STEPPS, what was the most unusual or interesting job you had?

I was flown to New York City twice to interview to be the nanny for David Letterman’s son. I didn’t get the job, but it was a great experience!

What’s the one TV show you never miss?

The Office

What’s your favorite sports team?

University of Washington Huskies football

What’s one movie you could re-watch over and over?

Shawshank Redemption

How do you spend your weekends?

Exploring the city with my husband and dog