Kristin Knapp-Ines, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Clinical Investigator
Phone: (518) 442-5418
Fax: (518) 442-4834
Campus office: 1535 Western Avenue
Areas of Expertise: autism spectrum disorders, positive behavior support, autism spectrum disorder assessment
CV: Dr. Knapp-Ines's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. 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 Tübingen in Germany.

Prior to joining CARD over ten years ago, she was 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. She has extensive experience in providing consultation for caregivers with children with autism integrating cognitive-behavioral interventions with function-based behavioral parent training.

On an ongoing basis at CARD, she conducts trainings, presentations and workshops covering a large array of topics related to autism. In addition, Dr. Knapp-Ines is the coordinator of two OPWDD funded projects. She coordinates and facilitates a Parent Education Program, providing training and supports to families with children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Knapp-Ines is also the coordinator of a multidisciplinary behavior support program, implementing in-home based positive behavior support interventions in collaboration with the families to address challenging child behaviors. In her role as a clinical investigator, Dr. Knapp-Ines conducts comprehensive psychological assessments for children and adults.