CLAP Parent Workshop by Familias First 

Mission: Familias First is committed to providing evidenced-based, individualized services to persons with disabilities that

embraces multiculturalism and recognizes the integral role of the family in achieving treatment success.


Ruth Tello-Di Leva, MS, BCBA

Alba Novoa, MA, BCBA 

Victor Campos, BA, BCaBA

Maria Gonzalez, BA

Ruth Tello-Di Leva, MS, BCBA – Executive Director /CEO – 

Involved with any proposal modifications, budgetary decisions, and addressing funding sources inquiries

Alba Novoa, MA, BCBA - Clinical Director – 

Oversees Victor. In addition, Alba was part of the development and design of the previous DDS disparity grants.

Victor Campos, BA, BCaBA – Project Manager – 

In charge of the day-to-day operations, updating DDS-related materials, and overseeing the presentations.

Maria E. Gonzalez, BA - Family Care Specialist – 

Responsible for connecting with parents, providing updates, sending materials, and background operations.  

Familias First Is Hiring!

We are always looking for qualified individuals to join the team. Familias First invites you to apply to one of our many openings. We offer flexible schedules, benefits for employees working 25+ hrs., and competitive wages.  Passionate individuals seeking to positively change the lives of others through their work are welcome to join our team


Familias First, Where Families Come First. We are an established agency in Southern California specializing in the delivery of Behavioral Services to children with autism and other developmental delays.

Familias First serves clients ages 18 months to 16 years (other ages served on a case-by-case basis) throughout the Greater Los Angeles County and Inland Empire. Our ABA services embrace the Regional Center Behavior Modification (BMOD) model with emphasis on parent education and training, and the Discrete Trial Training (DTT) model which emphasizes intensive, direct instruction to the child in order to teach him/her fundamental life skills.