Working in Partnership with Families, Children, Youth and Community supports
Nenno Behavioural Consultation Services (NBCS) was launched by Behaviour Consultant, Sophie Nenno over 4 years ago. NBCS was created to work with children and youth to help them develop the functional, emotional and social skills they need to thrive in life. We specialize in helping our young friends and their families, parents and caregivers, address a variety of behavioural challenges that may be affecting their personal growth and connection to each other and the community.
Our philosophy is simple: We believe that each child and each family is unique and has unlimited potential to grow, learn new skills, improve their quality of life and achieve their greatest potential. We believe the best way to do that is through a safe and supportive environment where you can learn, grow and find balance together.
We start from scratch. Every child and family has their own unique strengths and challenges, so each plan we make is tailor-made to give your child the best chance of success. We use a variety of evidence-based and family-centred methodologies, such as Attachment-based theories and Positive Behavioural Support. We are relationship-centred in our approach to working children and their families.
Meet The Team
NBCS Team members
Owner & Director, Behaviour Consultant, Parent Coach
Sophie has been working in the field of early childhood education and behavioural consultation alongside children and families for over 13 years. Sophie has extensive experience as well as education, in early childhood development and education, positive behaviour support and attachment-based parenting, adult education and leadership. She has dedicated her life to working with children and families, ensuring that everyone can have access to quality service, support, and guidance. Sophie believes that all behaviour is a form of communication and that we as parents, caregivers, teachers, and therapists should pause to listen to what those behaviours might be trying to tell us.
Assistant Director and Program Research
Mary is a graduate of the Early Childhood Education Bachelor’s Degree from Capilano University. She has been working with children and families in a variety of capacities for over 10 years. Her passion has always been to work with children and families. She has dedicated her years of study to the development of children and considers herself a lifelong learner-always engaged in research to help the individuals she works with thrive. Her personal and professional experience has shaped the person she is today and she is excited to be a part of the NBCS team and to continue her work in the support of children and families.
Behaviour Analyst and Program Supervisor for under 6
Roxana has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism since 2012, supporting individuals as young as 18 months to 22 years old. Roxana completed a Masters degree in Special Education at the University of British Columbia with a specialization in autism and learning disabilities and became a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst in 2015. She has worked in a variety of settings, including homes, schools, daycares, and in the community. Roxana is looking forward to continuing working in the autism field using a family-centred approach that will lead to long term positive outcomes.
Jayme has always had a passion for working with children and has directed her career towards working with them and their families. Jayme is an Early Childhood Educator who graduated with Honours in her ECE program at Vancouver Career College and has since been working full time in childcare as an educator. Jayme grew up with two younger sisters which helped spur her towards a career with children, she has always enjoyed working with children of all capabilities - working with Sophie has been a great opportunity to work with families and children from all walks of life and to coach them through their challenges.
Jas is an undergraduate student working towards a criminology and psychology double-major. Jas has been volunteering and working with children for many years, and enjoys building relationships with children. She has coached basketball with the Special Olympics and has spent extensive time guiding children in need. Jas wishes to follow a career path that focuses on the development of behaviours, why they occur, and how to accurately and effectively and compassionately respond to a situation. She is hoping to explore a career that supports individuals and hopes to make a positive impact on those around her.
Mandy has explored several career paths but in recent years has found that her passion lies in Early Childhood Education. Mandy graduated with honours from Vancouver Career College in the Early Childhood Education Program and has future plans to expand her studies and learn new resources to guide children with new experiences. Having a Coach like Sophie Nenno has taught Mandy different techniques to help and support children through obstacles they may encounter as they grow and learn. Mandy lives on a blueberry farm and has a passion for taking care of her farm animals; in her spare time, she enjoys horseback riding, painting, and reading.