Melissa Cheplic, MPH

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Department of Pediatrics
335 George Street
Suite 3500
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
 
Phone: 732-235-9715
Email: melissa.cheplic@rutgers.edu
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Last Updated: July 21, 2017

 

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Senior Training & Consultation Specialist, Positive Behavior Support
 
Discipline(s): Disability Studies
Public Health
Biological Sciences
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Research: Health Care, Mental Health, Person Centered Thinking, Positive Behavior Supports.
Education: Autism, Community Supports, Direct Supports, Health Care, Mental Health, Positive Behavior Supports, Recreation, Transition to Adult Life.
Service: Autism, Community Supports, Direct Supports, Essential Lifestyle Planning, Family Support, Grief, Health Care, Housing, Mental Health, Person Centered Thinking, Positive Behavior Supports, Recreation, Transition to Adult Life.

Vita/Bio

Melissa Cheplic is a Training and Consultation Specialist at The Boggs Center.  She works on the Positive Behavior Supports project on providing training and technical assistance to community support agencies.  Melissa has worked in the field as a trainer, counselor, advocate, and behavior specialist for individuals with developmental disabilities.

Melissa received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Montclair State University and earned her Masters Degree in Public Health from UMDNJ.  

A Nationally Certified Health Education Specialist, Melissa has also completed research in the areas of mental health and promoting healthy behaviors.