Dr. Cohenour received her master’s degree training in Applied Behavior Analysis at the Munroe Meyer Institute and University of Nebraska-Omaha, and her doctorate degree in School Psychology from the University of Oregon. She completed her predoctoral training at Marcus Autism Center’s Severe Behavior Program, and her postdoctoral fellowship in the Intensive Behavior Core at May Institute’s Randolph School campus.
At the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities in Randolph, Mass., Dr. Cohenour oversees clinical programming in behavior analytic and educational interventions for students aged 12-22 years. She also provides supports in these areas for students residing within one of May’s residential home programs in Randolph.
Before coming to May Institute, Dr. Cohenour provided behavioral and early intervention services in school, home, and outpatient behavioral health settings, focusing on the assessment and treatment of challenging behavior and skill acquisition with both caregivers and support staff. Dr. Cohenour’s clinical and research interests include: functional analyses and treatment of challenging behavior; behavioral relapse; communication development and choice-promotion; and sexual education programming and sexual health for individuals with disabilities.