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Cathleen Albertson, M.A., BCBA

Adjunct Professor, Counseling Psychology Department

Contact Information

Phone: 610-341-1595
Email: calberts@eastern.edu

Education

  • M.A. in Psychology, Brandeis University
  • B.A. in Psychology, University of Richmond
  • Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, Pennsylvania State University

Professional Certification/License

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Certified Safe and Positive Approaches Trainer
  • Certified Teacher of English as a Foreign Language

Professional Experience

  • Clinical Coordinator, Devereux CARES, Downingtown, PA
  • Director of Children’s Residential Services, Melmark, Berwyn, PA
  • Behavior Analyst, Melmark, Berwyn, PA
  • Program Manager, Melmark, Berwyn, PA
  • ABA Counselor, Melmark New England, Woburn, MA
  • o-Secretary, Board of the Delaware Association for Behavior Analysis

Selected Conference/Seminar Presentations

  • Albertson, C.M. & Hirst, J.M. (2012, October). Increasing implementation of behavior support plans through performance feedback and video self-evaluation. Paper presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.
  • Harris, T.A. & Albertson, C.M. (2012, October). Implementation of a professional development series in ABA and Autism across several programs in a large human services organization: Professional Education in Autism Clinical Services (PEACS). Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Amherst, MA.
  • Harris, T.A. & Albertson, C.M. (2012, August). Implementation of a professional development series in ABA and Autism across several programs in a large human services organization: Professional Education in Autism Clinical Services (PEACS). Workshop presented at the National Autism Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Albertson, C.M. & Hirst, J.M. (2012, May). Increasing implementation of behavior support plans through performance feedback and video self-evaluation. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.
  • Harris, T.A. & Albertson, C.M. (2012, May). Implementation of a professional development series in ABA and Autism across several programs in a large human services organization: Professional Education in Autism Clinical Services (PEACS). Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Seattle, WA.
  • Albertson, C.M. & Hirst, J.M. (2012, March). Increasing implementation of behavior support plans through performance feedback and video self-evaluation. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, Hershey, PA.
  • Albertson, C.M. & Hirst, J.M. (2012, January). Increasing implementation of behavior support plans through performance feedback and video self-evaluation. Poster presented at the Annual Autism Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Albertson, C.M., Frederick, L.M., & Louis, P.D. (2011, October). Treatment Integrity Methods for Residential and Educational Settings. Workshop presented at Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Amoroso, J.N., Plum, V., Jacques, J., & Albertson, C.M. (2011, March).  Increasing engagement through the use of antecedent exercise.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, Hershey, PA. 
  • Dickey, K.H., Albertson, C.M., Pisaneschi, L.A. & Harris, T. (2011, March). Assessing a staff training, feedback, and goal setting package on increasing opportunities to respond in young students with autism. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, Hershey, PA. 
  • Harris, T.A. & Albertson, C.M. (2010, October). Supporting students with autism through community-based instruction. Workshop presented at Devereux/SPARC Transition Conference, Downingtown, PA.
  • Amoroso, J.N., Plum, V., Jacques, J., & Albertson, C.M. (2010, August).  Increasing engagement through the use of antecedent exercise.  Poster presented at the National Autism Conference, University Park, PA. 
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L., Albertson, C.M. & Bonn, W. (2010, August). Supporting families through the transition years. Workshop presented at the National Autism Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L. & Albertson, C.M. (2010, August). Supporting families through the transition years. Poster presented at the National Autism Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L., Albertson, C.M. & Bonn, W. (2010, July). Supporting families through the transition years. Workshop presented at the Transition Services Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L. & Albertson, C.M. (2010, July). Supporting families through the transition years. Poster presented at the Transition Services Conference, University Park, PA.
  • Albertson, C.M., Hirst, J.M.. Pallotta, A. & Janyszek, L. (2010, May). Determining the most effective treatment for increasing active engagement and decreasing inappropriate work behavior for an individual with autism. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.
  • Dickey, K.H., Albertson, C.M., Pisaneschi, L.A. & Harris, T. (2010, May). Assessing a staff training, feedback, and goal setting package on increasing opportunities to respond in young students with autism. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.
  • Frey, A.J., Amoroso, J.N., Bennett, J., Royer, J., & Albertson, C.M. (2010, May). Decreasing disruptive behavior through the use of differential reinforcement of diminishing rates of behavior. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, San Antonio, TX.
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L., Albertson, C.M. & Burgess, C. (2010, April). Best Practices in Transition: Critical Components Related to Educating Adolescents with Autism. Webinar broadcast from PaTTAN, King of Prussia, PA.
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L., Albertson, C.M. & Bonn, W. (2010, April). Supporting families through the transition years. Workshop presented at the Penn Autism Network Conference, Horsham, PA.
  • Harris, T., El-Attar, B.L. & Albertson, C.M. (2010, April). Supporting families through the transition years. Poster presented at the Annual Pennsylvania Department of Education Conference, Hershey, PA.
  • Albertson, C.M. & Frederick, L.M. (2009, October). Collaborating with ancillary therapies to provide effective services. Workshop presented at Autism New Jersey, Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Frederick, L.M., Albertson, C.M. & Carbo, B.C. (2008, May). Collaborating with ancillary therapies to provide effective services. Workshop presented at COSAC, Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Albertson, C.M., Garozzo, B., Winston, A. & Hoyle, C. (2007, May).  A multidisciplinary approach to food selectivity and refusal. Symposium presented at the Annual Conference of the Association of Behavior Analysis International, San Diego, CA.
  • Frederick, L.M. & Albertson, C.M. (2007, May). Collaborating with ancillary therapies to provide effective services. Workshop presented at COSAC, Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Frederick, L.M. & Albertson, C.M. (2007, April). Effective staff training strategies: competency- and performance-based training. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Association for Behavior Analysis, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Frederick, L.M., Stoehs, S.A., Albertson, C.M., & Luce, S.C. (2006, May). Effective staff training of behavior analytic skills. Workshop presented at COSAC, Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Albertson, C.M., Frederick, L.M., & Pagliaro, J.C. (2005, May).  Using a Video Model to Increase Staff Compliance with a Modified Incidental Teaching Protocol.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Behavior Analysis, Chicago, IL.
  • Albertson, C.M., Frederick, L.M., Pagliaro, J.C., & Smith, A.F. (2005, April). Writing Behavioral Plans for Aggressive Children in Delaware. Presented Newark, DE.
  • Frederick, L.M., Pagliaro, J.C., Gallagher, S., Luke, J., & Albertson, C.M. (2004, October). Investigating the effectiveness of video technology to train direct care staff: Implementation of multi-component behavior support plans. Poster presented at the Berkshire Association for Behavior Analysis and Therapy, Berkshire, MA.

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