Areas of Expertise: autism spectrum disorders, positive behavior support, autism spectrum disorder assessment
Kristin Knapp-Ines, Ph.D., BCBA-D 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. Previously, as a faculty member at the University of South Florida, she was involved in the development and implementation of a state wide positive behavior support program for families and foster children with severe behavioral and emotional challenges. During her time in private practice, she gained extensive experience in providing behavior based consultation for professionals and caregivers working with and caring for individuals with developmental disabilities, including autism spectrum disorders.
Dr. Knapp-Ines currently serves as a clinical investigator at the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University at Albany, SUNY. In her role as a clinical investigator, she conducts trainings, presentations and workshops covering a large array of topics related to autism. As part of CARD's training clinic, Dr. Knapp-Ines conducts comprehensive psychological assessments for children and adults. In her role as an Adjunct Professor, she coordinates and teaches the Certificate of Graduate Studies in Autism Spectrum Disorders at UAlbany.