Kent, Dr Gráinne

Early Learning Initiative

Researcher/ Lecturer

grainne.kent@ncirl.ie

Key Responsibilities at NCI

  • Researcher in Early Learning Initiative
  • Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

Education

  • BSc Psychology (Hons) with Second Class Honours First Division, Queens University Belfast (2010)
  • Doctorate in Psychological Science (Behaviour Analysis and Therapy) with First Class Honours, National University of Ireland Maynooth (2014)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning with First Class Honours, National College of Ireland (2016)

Certification

  • Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, Behaviour Analyst Certification Board (2015)

Academic Experience

  • Research Assistant, Queens University Belfast (2010)

Industrial Experience

  • ABA tutor, St Catherine's Association Early Intervention Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow (2010-2011)
  • Team Leader, St Catherine's Association Early Intervention Centre, Bray, Co. Wicklow (2011-2014)

Research Interests

  • Behavioural Science, Applied Behaviour Analysis, Autism, Special Needs, Early Intervention and Prevention, Language Development, Parenting, Literacy, Numeracy, Community Action Research

Professional Body Membership

  • The Teaching Council of Ireland
  • Graduate Member, Psychological Society of Ireland

Research Group Membership

  • Children's Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland

Research Publications

Key Publications

Conference Papers

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