Kathleen Kendall, M.Ed., COBA, BCBA, is the owner and CEO of Kendall Behavioral Solutions, LLC. She grew up in Martins Ferry, OH and currently resides there with her husband and 2 children. She has over 11 years experience working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders, Trauma Informed Care, and other disabilities. Her work in behavior analysis has included work in schools, private inclusion settings, state schools, home based therapy, and clinic based settings. She received her Bachelor's of Science in 2007 from The Ohio State University. She later received her Master's Degree focusing on Behavior Analysis from Arizona State University. In 2015, she received her Board Certification in Behavior Analysis(BCBA) and later that year, her Certified Ohio Behavior Analyst license. She is an approved BACB supervisor for future RBT's, BCaBA's and BCBA's.
She is a member of the Association of Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), The Association Professional Behavior Analysts, Ohio Association of Behavior Analysts, where she sits on the Program Committee and the Council for Exceptional Children. She currently sits on the Trauma Informed Care committee for the Ohio Valley and the Human Rights Committee for the Board of Developmental Disabilities. She is the secretary for the non-profit community organization, Project Forward in Martins Ferry.
Kathleen started KBS in 2015. She knew the Autism statistics were increasing, along with children with a background of Trauma and Behavior, but there was a lack of quality ABA therapy that was being provided by a BCBA, in the Ohio Valley. She wanted to be able to provide the children in the Ohio Valley a high quality ABA program, because she feels no child should go without services. KBS has a superior team, who all believe in the mission and core values, that set us apart from other organizations. All team members at KBS, undergo extensive training upon hiring. KBS provides monthly Professional Developments and opportunities for team members to further their knowledge and expertise. We continuously strive to stay on top of the research and different applications of intervention in our field, to best serve the clients we work with.
The Behavioral Health Center of Excellence (BHCOE) has awarded Kendall Behavioral Solutions with a 3-Year Accreditation, recognizing the organization as a top behavioral service provider in the country. The Accreditation celebrates exceptional behavioral health providers that excel in the areas of clinical quality, staff satisfaction and qualifications, and consumer satisfaction. KBS has been recognized by the Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted, along with the Ohio House of Representatives.
KBS is built on providing high quality Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to children of all ages. We work closely with other agencies and schools to provide a wrap around of services to best support the child and their family. KBS works with children who are diagnosed with Autism, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injuries, ODD, EDD, Cognitive Delays, Behavioral disorders, Trauma background,Transitional services and more. Services are provided in your home, the school (if contracted), and the community. Our services are provided by Registered Behavior Technicians (who are pursuing their BCBAs) with programming and supervision by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
Every child is unique and we believe that success and growth come from encouragement and praise. Our therapists focus on building every child’s self esteem and confidence through positive feedback and reinforcers. We nurture their natural strengths. A child see’s the world around them with wonder and awe, we believe in encouraging their natural curiosity.
At KBS, a Board Certified Behavior Analyst will create, oversee, and direct all behavioral programs. Our highly trained ABA therapists then carry out the programs by using the principles of ABA to address all behaviors, including speech and language, appropriate social skills, activities of daily living, academic skills, toilet training, community skills, safety skills, and more.
Pediatric ABA therapy for the children of the Ohio Valley
Applied Behavior Analysis Autism
At Kendall Behavioral Solutions, we believe that all children with a disability have a right to high quality and effective Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. We are dedicated to developing evidence based treatment to ensure learning to every individual we serve.
We strongly encourage family member involvement in order to facilitate carryover of the skills and lessons learned during the individual sessions.
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