Chief Clinical Officer

Dr. Paula Braga-KenyonPaula Braga-Kenyon, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Dr. Braga-Kenyon received a Master of Science in ABA from Northeastern University, studying under Dr. Murray Sidman and Dr. Gina Green, followed by a Ph.D. in ABA from Western New England University, studying under Dr. William Dube and Greg Hanley Ph.D., BCBA-D.  She spent 13 years with The New England Center for Children and was also the Assistant to the Executive Director for Melmark New England.

Dr. Braga-Kenyon joined Trumpet in February of 2016 as Assistant Director of Clinical Services. As Chief Clinical Officer she is responsible for Trumpet’s clinical services, operational and leadership development, and will partner with clinical teams across the organization to ensure best practice, evidence-based treatment.

Education

Ph.D., Applied Behavior Analysis, Western New England University, Springfield, MA
M.S., Applied Behavior Analysis, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Licensed Psychologist, Catholic University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil
B.S., Psychology, Catholic University of São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Recent Authored Works

Publications in Peer-Reviewed Journals

Books & Chapters

  • Silva, M. & Braga-Kenyon, P.R. (2013).  Reflexões Teóricas sobre Distúrbios do Desenvolvimento e a Análise do Comportamento Aplicada.  In Moutinho,K; Villhachan-Lyra, P e Santa-Clara, A. (Orgs).  Novas tendências em psicologia do desenvolvimento: teoria, pesquisa e intervenção. Recife: Editora Universitária da UFPE, 2013.
  • Braga-Kenyon, P.R. & Silva, M. (2013).  O Papel da Análise do Comportamento Aplicada no Ensino de Habilidades Básicas para Indivíduos Diagnosticados com Problema ou Atraso no Desenvolvimento. In Moutinho,K; Villhachan-Lyra, P e Santa-Clara, A. (Orgs).  Novas tendências em psicologia do desenvolvimento: teoria, pesquisa e intervenção. Recife: Editora Universitária da UFPE, 2013.
  • Braga-Kenyon, P., Guilhardi, P., & Kenyon, S.E. (2013). A multidisciplinary approach to working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders living in residential settings. In Advances in research and treatment of autism. Edited by C. Goyos, T. Higbee, & C. Miguel. Escola São Paulo de Ciência Avançada: Autismo (ESPCA), Sao Paulo, SP.

Recent Editorial Works

Guest Reviewer

  • Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) for Portuguese Translation of BCBA and BCaBA exams (Subject Matter Expert), 2015
  • Psychological Records (Reviewer), 2014 – present
  • Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior (JEAB) (Reviewer), 2013 – present
  • European Journal Of Applied Behavior Analysis (EJOBA) (Reviewer), 2012 – present
  • Revista Brasileira de Análise do Comportamento (REBAC) (Reviewer), 2011 – present
  • Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (JABA) (Reviewer), 2010 – present

Professional Memberships

Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABA-I)
Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA)
California Association for Behavior Analysis (CalABA)
Associação Brasileira de Analise do Comportamento