Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

Kathryn Roose

University of Nevada, Reno

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Kathryn Roose works for the State of Nevada Division of Child and Family Services overseeing policy, programs, and quality assurance for the state's juvenile justice, child welfare, and children's mental health systems.  She previously worked at the University of Nevada, Reno implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in juvenile justice and youth psychiatric settings and evaluating statewide school-wide PBIS implementation. She also has experience providing support to families and school teams addressing challenging behavior, as a behavior interventionist and case manager working with children and adults with intellectual disabilities, and as a certified alcohol and drug counselor. Ms. Roose holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology from the University of California, San Diego, a master of arts degree in behavior analysis from the University of Nevada, Reno, and is currently a doctoral student in behavior analysis at the University of Nevada, Reno. Ms. Roose is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst. 



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