Kathryn Dove

Director, Meredith Autism Program

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Office: 004 Ledford Hall
Phone: (919) 760-8022


Areas of Expertise

  • Teaching others how to work cooperatively with families with children with special needs
  • Counseling and teaching families how to work with their young child with autism
  • Understanding the regressive nature of the autism diagnosis and the progressive teaching of applied behavioral analysis and discrete trial teaching for children with autism
  • Motivating staff and students to work with children with autism to better their lives

Kathryn Dove graduated Magna Cum Laude and Honors Scholar from Meredith College in 1995 with a BA in Psychology. Kathryn attended West Chester University and graduated with an M.A. in Clinical Psychology in 2000.  After graduation, she spent nine months in an internship in Los Angeles, CA at the Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention training under Dr. Ivar Lovaas.  Kathryn returned to Meredith College in 1998 and started in the Meredith College Autism Program as Clinical Director.  She was later promoted to Program Director.  Kathryn obtained her BCBA certification in 2014.  In addition to her duties with the MAP, she periodically serves as adjunct faculty for the Meredith College Department of Psychology.


Academic Credentials

M.A. Clinical Psychology (West Chester University)
B.A. Psychology (Meredith College)


Professional Credentials

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)


Awards

2007, Distinguished Alumi Award


Presentations

November 2006, Autism Presentation Statewide registered nurses conference

October 2008, Autism Presentation NC Rehabilitation Conference

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