Senior Board Certified Behavior Analyst / BCBA Supervision Experience Coordinator
Kathryn Short is a Senior Board Certified Behavior Analyst with Applied Behavior Consulting. She is the company’s BCBA Supervision Experience Coordinator, overseeing all candidates within ABC that are working toward a BACB credential. Kathryn also provides parent consultations for family’s interested in starting or maintaining use of communication devices or other forms of Augmentative or Alternative Communication.
Kathryn holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Special Education from the University of Georgia; she was formerly a certified Special Education teacher in the state of Georgia. Kathryn received her Master’s as part of the Collaborative Personnel Preparation in Autism (COPPA) project with a specific focus in elementary-aged students on the Autism Spectrum. She started working with children with Autism in 2007 as a behavior therapist in home-based ABA programs in Athens, Georgia.
Before joining Applied Behavioral Consulting in 2015, Kathryn lived in Nashville, Tennessee where she worked as a behavior analyst for 3 years at a private ABA company. At this position, she provided comprehensive ABA consultation in the home and school setting to children and adolescents, aged 2-12, with a focus on verbal behavior, academic, pre-vocational, and self-care skills. Kathryn also provided ongoing training and supervision to Nashville-area school district staff, parents, caregivers, and therapists. Before moving to Nashville in 2012, Kathryn taught special education in Gwinnett County in a K-2 classroom, serving students with mild ASD. She is currently a member of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA) and the Georgia Association of Behavior Analysis (GABA).