Kristin Knapp-Ines, Ph.D., BCBA
Phone: (518) 442-5418
Fax: (518) 442-4834
Campus office: 1535 Western Avenue
Areas of Expertise: autism spectrum disorders, positive behavior support
CV: Dr. Knapp-Ines's Curriculum Vitae
Kristin Knapp-Ines is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state
of New York and a board certified behavior analyst (BCBA-D). She
received her B.S., M.S. in clinical and industrial-organizational
psychology as well as her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the
University of Tuebingen in Germany.
Dr. Knapp-Ines has extensive experience in working with individuals with
autism and other developmental disabilities, learning disabilities and
behavioral/emotional challenges, as well as with their families,
educators and other support staff. As a faculty member at the
University of South Florida, she was involved in the development and
implementation of a positive behavior based state wide parenting program
for children with severe behavioral and emotional challenges. As part
of her private practice, Dr. Knapp-Ines conducted a variety of
assessments, including functional behavior assessments of children and
adults with developmental disabilities and provided in-depth behavioral
consultation and training to residential settings, homes and schools.
Dr. Knapp-Ines joined CARD almost 5 years ago. She provided
consultations for caregivers with children with autism integrating
cognitive-behavioral interventions with function-based behavioral parent
training as part of a 5-year research grant. In her role as a senior
trainer at CARD, Dr. Knapp-Ines has been conducting trainings,
presentations and workshops covering a large array of topics related to
autism and its related disabilities.
Her professional interests are function based positive behavior support,
multi-component approaches to parent training, including
cognitive-behavioral strategies as well as mental health issues
affecting individuals with autism and related coping strategies.