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Kenneth D. Shamlian, Psy.D.

Kenneth D. Shamlian, Psy.D.

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About Me

Professional Background

Dr. Shamlian is a licensed pediatric psychologist and a licensed, doctoral-level board-certified behavior analyst in New York. He is currently the Director of Pediatric IDD Behavioral Health Services for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He has over 20 years of experience in behavioral health...
Dr. Shamlian is a licensed pediatric psychologist and a licensed, doctoral-level board-certified behavior analyst in New York. He is currently the Director of Pediatric IDD Behavioral Health Services for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. He has over 20 years of experience in behavioral health in school & community outpatient programs, and university and medical centers. Over 15 years of this time has included specialty training and experience in working with children with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. He currently sees patients across both the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics and the Division of Pediatric Sleep Medicine.

Certified Specialties

Behavioral Analyst - Behavior Analyst Certification Board

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics (SMD)

Credentials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at University of Nebraska Medical Center 2014 - 2015

Residency in Behavioral Psychology at Nova Southeastern University 2012 - 2014

Predoctoral Psychology Intern; Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, University of Nebraska Medical Center- Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation 2011 - 2012

Education

PsyD | University of Southern Maine. School Psychology. 2012

MS | University of Southern Maine. Educational Psychology. 2009

MEd | University of Maine-Orono. Counseling. 2005

BS | Cairn University. 2000

Research

Dr. Shamlian's research interests have concentrated on the benefits of integrated behavioral health in primary care settings, sleep disorders in pediatric populations with neurodevelopmental disorders, the physiological effects of parenting children with challenging behaviors, and the assessment and...
Dr. Shamlian's research interests have concentrated on the benefits of integrated behavioral health in primary care settings, sleep disorders in pediatric populations with neurodevelopmental disorders, the physiological effects of parenting children with challenging behaviors, and the assessment and treatment of severe behavior disorders.

Publications

Journal Articles

Understanding Stress in Children with ASD and Their Caregivers in Daily Life: A Feasibility Study Using Mobile Devices.

Yu, Zhiwei; Sherpa,Mingma; Iadarola, Suzannah; Shamlian, Kenneth; Daley, Samantha; Levine, Grace; Bajorski, Peter; Zheng, Zhi.

25th International Conference on Mobile Human-Computer Interaction. 2023; .

A method to establish stimulus control and compliance with instructions.

Borgen JG, Charles Mace F, Cavanaugh BM, Shamlian K, Lit KR, Wilson JB, Trauschke SL

Journal of applied behavior analysis.. 2017 October 50 (4):830-842. Epub 09/20/2017.

Effects of signaled and unsignaled alternative reinforcement on persistence and relapse in children and pigeons.

Nevin JA, Mace FC, DeLeon IG, Shahan TA, Shamlian KD, Lit K, Sheehan T, Frank-Crawford MA, Trauschke SL, Sweeney MM, Tarver DR, Craig AR

Journal of the experimental analysis of behavior.. 2016 July 106 (1):34-57. Epub 06/10/2016.

Evaluation of multiple schedules with naturally occurring and therapist-arranged discriminative stimuli following functional communication training.

Shamlian KD, Fisher WW, Steege MW, Cavanaugh BM, Samour K, Querim AC

Journal of applied behavior analysis.. 2016 June 49 (2):228-50. Epub 01/21/2016.

Pre-assessment exposure to schedule-correlated stimuli affects choice responding for tasks.

Kelley ME, Shamlian K, Lomas JE, Pabico RS

Research in developmental disabilities.. 2011 32 (2):527-31. Epub 01/12/2011.