Executive Vice President of Education and Autism Services
As the Executive Vice President of Education and Autism Services at Merakey, Karen provides oversight to all children's services within the company, including the Education and Autism Centers in Pennsylvania and Louisiana. Karen holds a Master's Degree in Adult Education and Counseling. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a certified Marriage and Family Counselor with more than 19-years of experience in the mental health field and more than 16 years specifically dedicated to children and families impacted by an autism spectrum disorder. She has presented at various conferences to include PA's Child and Adolescent Service System Program (PA CASSP), Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (PAR), Pennsylvania Community Providers Association (PCPA), and NADD, an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs.