BAKERSFIELD LOCATION

Behavior Frontiers has been providing exceptional behavioral services to children with autism and other special needs in the Los Angeles area since 2004. We currently provide applied behavior analysis (ABA) treatment services to children in the home, school, or community settings. Our ABA treatment services are designed to help children reduce their problem behaviors and learn appropriate replacement behaviors, such as socialization and communication skills. Families access our ABA treatment services through school district, insurance company, regional center, or private funding.

 

 

5401 Business Park South, Suite 210
Bakersfield, CA 93309

Phone: 661-316-3930
Fax: 310-324-3134

Service Locations
Behavior Frontiers clinical staff members will be available to serve clients in or near the following cities:

Algoso, Bakersfield, Crome, Edison, Fuller Acres, Gosford, Kayandee, Lamont, Landco, Lonsmith, Maltha, Oildale, Oil City, Oil Junction, Old River, Panama, Saco, Stevens, Una, Venola, Wible Orchard

We are open to extending our range of service to additional areas and to contracting with additional school districts, regional centers, and insurance companies. Please contact our office at 1-888-922-2843 if you do not see your location listed above.

Training Center: Families located out of our service area can also receive our online ABA training for parents and professionals through Behavior Frontiers Online Training Center.

Regional Center Services

We provide ABA services for children through California Regional Centers. California Regional Centers are nonprofit private corporations that contract with the California Department of Developmental Services to provide or coordinate services and support for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Insurance Company Services

Did you know that recent California law mandates that most health insurance plans cover ABA treatment for children with autism spectrum disorder? Behavior Frontiers has contracts with health plans so that we can provide this medically necessary treatment to children with autism spectrum disorder. Please contact us today to find out if your child’s health insurance plan will cover these benefits at 1-888-922-2843.

Behavior Frontiers is an in-network provider for the following commercial health plans within California:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Shield (managed by Magellan)
  • Cigna
  • CompCare
  • Humana (managed by LifeSynch)
  • Kaiser (managed by Easter Seals’ Behavioral Health Network)
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan
  • Mental Health Associates (MH.net)
  • Tricare
  • United Behavioral Health (Optum)

Behavior Frontiers also provides ABA services to clients through the following Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans in California:

  • Anthem Blue Cross – Medi-Cal
  • Kaiser – Medi-Cal

If your child is a beneficiary of one of these health plans, please contact our office today at 888-922-2843 so we can verify benefits. 

We are also in the process of finalizing contracts with additional health plans. Please contact us if you do not see your health plan listed so that we can discuss your options.


Taeja Kluge, M.S., BCBA
Clinical Director, Bakersfield/Palmdale/Lancaster/Santa Clarita

Taeja Kluge received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. She obtained a master’s degree in education from Walden University. Coursework to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst was completed with the University of North Texas. After working in the accounting world for a period following her undergraduate studies, Taeja began her career as a Behavior Therapist, followed by Senior Behavior Therapist, Clinical Supervisor, and Clinical Director. Across these roles, Taeja has come in to contact with a variety of diagnoses, functioning levels, and ages. Taeja is trained in ABA using Discrete Trial Training (DTT), Verbal Behavior (VB), Pivotal Response Training (PRT), and Natural Environment Training (NET) methods. Her experience and skills include community outreach, assessments, program design, parent training, and staff training and management. At Behavior Frontiers, Taeja oversees the treatment programs for all clients in the Bakersfield region. She is committed to ensuring high quality, individualized programming for each client, on-going training to staff, and striving to help each child meet his or her greatest potential.

 

Keisha Kamplain, M.S., BCBA
Assistant Clinical Director, Bakersfield Region
Keisha Kamplain comes to Behavior Frontiers with more than 13 years of experience in the field of ABA. She has worked with a variety of diagnoses ranging from autism to traumatic brain inury; she has provided ABA services to individuals in the home, school, and clinical settings. Keisha began working with children with autism in 2001 as a privately hired tutor; she continued working for various families and in-home ABA providers in Central California until 2008. In 2010, Keisha transitioned into the school system and worked as a Special Cirumstance Aide, Behavior Intervention Specialist, and Behavior Analyst. In 2016, she expanded her experience to the clinical setting where she provided behavior analytic services to individuals diagnosed with a traumatic brain inury. Keisha received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Fresno State University and a Master's Degree in Rehabiliation Counseling from the same institution; she received her certification as a Behavior Analyst from the Behavior Analyst Certification Board in 2013. At Behavior Frontiers, Keisha oversees the treatment programs of clients served in the Bakersfield region. She is dedicated to providing high quality, individualized treatment programs and services for each of her clients and their families.