Dr. Schenk serves as Senior Clinical Director for the Intensive Behavior Core (IBC) at May Institute in Randolph, Mass., providing clinical services and oversight for the May Center School for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
Dr. Schenk earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University under the mentorship of Dr. Stephanie Peterson. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute.
Dr. Schenk is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at the doctoral level (BCBA-D). His clinical expertise and interests include the assessment and treatment of severe challenging behaviors for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and related disorders, supervision and clinical training, and organizational systems analysis.
Dr. Schenk has published papers in the area of self-management interventions for individuals with ASD, ethical challenges in providing behavioral services via telehealth, and clinical supervision. He has also been a guest reviewer for various journals including the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis and the Journal of Behavioral Education. He has also presented at national and international conferences, taught at the college level, and conducted workshops.