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Devereux’s Professional Psychology Internship Training Program has a highly qualified and experienced training faculty, all of whom thoroughly enjoy the training mission.

Kate Langston Rooney, M.Ed., BCBA, LBS

Clinical Coordinator
Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS
Community Adult Autism Partnership Program (CAAPP)

Phone: (215) 370-4684

998 Old Eagle School Rd. Ste. 1205
Wayne, PA 19087


Kate Langston Rooney serves as the clinical coordinator for Devereux Pennsylvania’s Community Adult Autism Partnership Program (CAAPP). Rooney has clinical oversight of behavior supports within the program for individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities. She is the chairperson for CAAPP’s human right’s team, which reviews restrictive interventions and complex cases. In addition to her role within CAAPP, Rooney provides consultation to school-age children receiving support though the Devereux Center for Autism Research and Education Services (CARES) Consulting Program and offers supervision for those pursuing their Board Certification in Behavior Analysis.

Credentials and Certificates

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Licensed Behavior Specialist Pennsylvania

Academic and Clinical Areas of Expertise

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • High-risk challenging behaviors

Professional Experience

  • 2014-present: Devereux Pennsylvania CIDDS CAAPP Clinical Coordinator
  • 2012-2014: Foundations Behavioral Health Behavior Analyst
  • 2008-2012: Melmark Senior Behavior Analyst
  • 2005-2008: Melmark Special Education Teacher
  • 2004-2005: Melmark Teaching Assistant


  • Cabrini College - M.Ed. in Education
  • University of Massachusetts - Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
  • West Chester University - B.A. in Psychology