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Kimberly A. Gilbert

Associate Professor of Psychology


Degrees

PHD, 2002, Hofstra Univ; MA, 1999, Hofstra Univ; BA, 1993, Belmont Univ


Bio

Assistant Professor Kim Gilbert earned her Ph.D. in 2002 from Hofstra University. She joined the Hofstra faculty in 2004 and serves as a Core Faculty Member in the Psy.D. Program in School-Community Psychology. Dr. Gilbert is a NYS-licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist. Her expertise is in the area of developmental disabilities, particularly Autism Spectrum Disorders, and special needs assessment. As director of the Diagnostic and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Psychological Evaluation and Research Center, she supervises students in the techniques of applied behavior analysis and objective diagnostic assessments, such as the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule. Dr. Gilbert teaches doctoral courses in areas such as Psychopathology of the Emotionally Disturbed Child, Advanced Development, Exceptional Child, and Cognition and Perception, as well as undergraduate courses in child development and research methods. She also supervises dissertation students in the Psy.D. program.

Her research interests include exploration of the phenotypic expression of children along the autism spectrum to further delineate early onset predictive behaviors of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Previously, within NIMH grants at Vanderbilt University, she has explored the efficacy of behavior and language interventions for children with special needs. Additionally, she is interested in prelinguistic interventions, social skills training, behavior and language interventions, parent training and stress management, and academic integrity.

Dr. Gilbert has presented her work at annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, and her research has been published in the Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society. Her professional affiliations include the American Psychological Association and the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy.


Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PSY 100 HONORS IN PSYCHOLOGY Undergraduate
PSY 232 INTELCT, ACAD,& VOCTIONAL EVAL Graduate
PSY 251D PRACTICUM SUPERVISION I Graduate
PSY 251E PRACTICUM SUPERVISION II Graduate
PSY 251F PRACTICUM SUPERVISION II Graduate
PSY 251G PRACTICUM SUPERVISION II Graduate
PSY 253 ADV DEVELOPMNTL PSY Graduate
PSY 254 PSY-EXCEPTNAL CHILD Graduate
PSY 257 PSY-EMOTION DSTURBED Graduate
PSY 602 DISSSERTATION PROP PREP Graduate
PSY 603A EXTEND DISSERT ADVIS Graduate
PSY 604 DISSERTATION ADVISEMENT Graduate
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