Welcome to Inizio Interventions

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Inizio Interventions (Inizio) was formed by Sally Torrens, MFT, BCBA and Cara Stearns Entz, MFT, BCBA to provide applied behavior intervention services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

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Our Services

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Inizio provides interventions grounded in the principles and practices of applied behavior analysis (ABA), a clinically-proven intervention for behavioral disorders including autism.

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News & Events

CalABA Presentation, Garden Grove, CA On February 21, 2013, Cara Stearns Entz and Sally Torrens presented a workshop along with Cathy Carpenter and Siri Ming: The Ethics of Supervision: Is Passing the Test Enough?
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Insurance Mandate. Beginning July 1, 2012, California has joined at least 28 other states in requiring insurers to provide coverage for the treatment of autism. Inizio is contracted with several insurance companies to provide ABA services. As experienced practitioners, we are very familiar with insurance companies and possess the know-how to expedite services for your child. Please contact Cara or Sally: (818) 937-0882
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6th Annual Back to School Autism/Asperger’s Conference, Pasadena, CA On Friday, August 19, 2011, Sally Torrens, MFT, BCBA, and Cara Stearns Entz, MFT, BCBA, presented along with Cathy Carpenter, MA, BCBA: Parent and Professional Solutions to Behavioral Service Obstacles, which included a professional and parent panel
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ABAI Presentation, Denver, CO On Tuesday, May 31, 2011, Cara Stearns Entz and Sally Torrens presented a symposium along with Cathy Carpenter: Classroom-wide Interventions
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Los Angeles Unified School District Parent Summit On April 30, 2011, Cara Stearns Entz was part of an interactive panel of experts for a workshop on Twice Exceptional Children and How to Meet Their Needs
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CalABA Presentation, Burlingame, CA On February 19, 2011, Inizio’s Sally Torrens and Cara Stearns Entz presented a workshop along with Cathy Carpenter: Collaboration and Consultation: Practice in Applied Settings
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Five Acres, San Dimas, CA On March 9, 2011, Sally Torrens and Cara Stearns Entz presented: Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis for the Mental Health Professional
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Acting Workshop, Hollywood Court Theatre Inizio presented a series of eight acting workshops for individuals with a diagnosis of autism and other developmental disabilities and their siblings from November 2010-January 2011. Please see Inizio’s Facebook page for highlights.

About Us

Sally Torrens and Cara Stearns Entz have joined together to create Inizio Interventions, Inc., a provider of evidence-based behavior intervention services for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Inizio's inception is a collaborative venture borne from a suggestion—to paraphrase Victor Hugo— "Nothing can withstand the force of an idea whose time has come."

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Resources

Get more information on the following topics

  • Applied Behavior Analysis Information
  • Asperger’s Disorder Information
  • Autism Support and Information
  • Legal and Advocacy Resources
  • Federal Organizations
  • Local Regional Centers

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