Council Brings Together Leaders Who Dedicate Their Expertise to Grow Philanthropic Support

Rockville, MD (OCTOBER 13, 2022): Behavioral Framework's Founder & Chief Clinical Officer Angela West has been appointed to the Children's National Foundation Corporate Advisory Council for a two-year term. The council comprises community and business leaders dedicated to children’s health who donate their time, expertise and business acumen to advise on strategies to meet and grow the Foundation's support for Children's National Hospital. With the help of engaged community leaders, Children's National can advance its mission to excel in care, advocacy, research and education. Angela West, MS, BCBA, LBA, Founder and Chief Clinical Officer of Behavioral Framework, is Board Certified and Licensed as a Behavior Analyst in Virginia and Maryland. With over 15 years of mental health and ABA experience, Angela has diverse programming and behavior management knowledge. Angela has a long history of developing and expanding ABA programs in both Maryland and Northern Virginia. She is recognized as a thought leader in ABA therapy and autism with articles featured in Autism Parenting Magazine, Baltimore's Child Magazine, Frederick's Child Magazine, and Washington Family Magazine. "We are proud that our leadership in pediatric health has secured our standing as the nation's No. 5 best children's hospital, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report," said DeAnn Marshall, MHA, President, Children’s Hospital Foundation. "We largely owe our success to engaged community leaders like those on the council for providing their time, passion, and commitment for us to fulfill our mission." "I am honored and excited to join the Children's National Foundation Corporate Advisory Council," said Angela West, Chief Clinical Officer, Behavioral Framework. "My career has been dedicated to helping children, so working with the council allows me to offer my experience to further Children's National Hospital's mission to continue improving children's lives." About Children’s National Hospital Children’s National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., was established in 1870 to help every child grow up stronger. Today, it is the No. 5 children’s hospital in the nation. It is ranked No. 1 for newborn care for the sixth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children’s National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. The Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus opened in 2021, a first-of-its-kind pediatric hub dedicated to developing new and better ways to care for kids. Children’s National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet® hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children’s National is home to the Children’s National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. As a non-profit, Children's National relies on generous donors to help ensure that every child receives the care they need. Follow us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and LinkedIn For more info, visit About Behavioral Framework Behavioral Framework is a leading family-owned and locally operated provider of ABA therapy in Maryland, Virginia, and DC, and an INC 5000 company for the second consecutive year, with a vision of providing exceptional care and better client outcomes for children diagnosed with autism and their families. Behavioral Framework was founded out of a strong desire to deliver consistent and superior care with a holistic and collaborative approach that serves the whole family. Behavioral Framework is devoted to the pursuit of providing excellent, honest and compassionate care for the autism community. Our local focus allows us to devote 100% of our time and resources to serving our own community. We’re proud of the work we do and always impressed by our client’s achievements. We’re honored that we’re able to achieve transformational results in our hometown, for our neighbors. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, connect with our Facebook page, engage with us on LinkedIn, and follow our Instagram.