Gretchen Scheibel

Adjunct Instructor
Phone: 207.581.2441

Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5766

Bio: Gretchen Scheibel, M.S., OTR/L, BCBA is a behavior consultant working in Midcoast and central Maine and an adjunct instructor in special education with the School of Learning and Teaching at the University of Maine College of Education and Human Development. She specializes in designing educational programs based on the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports framework and the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis. Dually certified as a behavior analyst and an occupational therapist she posesses a unique understanding of special education and the necessary supports to promote student success, her practice focuses on using an evidence-based approach to promoting positive behavior and improving functional performance in the education environment. Ms. Scheibel presents nationally on the topic of building interdisciplinary collaboration and implementing evidence-based practices in complex practice environments, additionally she provides programatic consultation on interdisciplinary collaboration and evidence-based practice implementation.

Certificate of Applied Behavior Analysis (Advanced), 2013, Florida Institute of Technology
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, 2003, The Sage Colleges

Courses taught at UMaine

  • SED 532: Behavior Management
  • SED 598-0091: Behavior Management for Early Intervention Settings
  • SED 528: Education Methodology for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Sample publication

  • Rooks-Ellis, D.L., Mason, C., Tu, S., Scheibel, G. Flanagan, S., LaBrie, S., & Gladstone, M. (under review). A systematic statewide implementation model to improve access to evidence-based intervention for very young children with autism spectrum disorder. DADD Online Journal.
  • Scheibel, G. (Forthcoming, 2018). Navigating EBP & OT. In: Frolek-Clark, G., Rouix, J. & Chandler, B. Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. AOTA Press, Chapter 2.
  • Scheibel, G., (Forthcoming, 2018). Best Practices for Students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders. In: Frolek-Clark, G., Rouix, J. & Chandler, B. Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. AOTA Press, Chapter 30.
  • Alexander, K. & Scheibel, G. (2016). Assessing Team Collaboration. In: Hanft, B. & Shepard, J. Collaborating for Student Success. Bethesda: AOTA Press, Chapter 8.
  • Scheibel, G. & Watling, R. (2016). Collaborating with Behavior Analysts on the Autism Service Delivery Team. OT Practice Magazine 21(7).