985380 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5380
Kaitlyn Young has focused her training on building mental and behavioral health systems that are equitable and culturally responsive. Kaitlyn is intentional to include parents in their child’s care by incorporating their values into her work. Kaitlyn has also received specialized training in providing services within the school setting, allowing her to be a strong advocate and collaborator for both families and schools.
- Provision of behavioral health services via tele-health (September 2019)
- Mental Health First Aid (October 2019)
- Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in the Schools (September 2019)
- Expected July 2021, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
- MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 2019
- BS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 2016
- Young, K. (2019, October). Emotional and behavioral disability and mental health. Guest lecturer, Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education 300: Individuals with Disabilities, Madison, WI. About 50 undergraduate students across institutional colleges.
- Young, K. (2019, June). Social and emotional development. Guest lecturer, Educational Psychology 320: Human Development in Infancy and Early Childhood, Madison, WI. About 90 undergraduate students across institutional colleges. Online delivery.
Research Interests and Projects
- Implementation of mental and behavioral health systems in urban, suburban, and rural schools
- Providing culturally responsive practices for immigrant youth in rural schools
- Parent-teacher partnerships
- Garbacz, S. A., Minch, D. R., Jordan, P., Young, K., & Weist, M. D. (in press, published online March 2020). Moving towards meaningful and significant family partnerships in education. Adolescent Psychiatry.
- Young, K., Ramberg, E., Awkward-Rich, L., Boonstra, K., Hoiting, J., Snyder, J., Graue, E., Grodsky, E., Jeppson, A., & Vaade, E. (2019) Understanding the Quality of Instruction in Madison 4-Year-Old Kindergarten. Madison, WI: Madison Education Partnership. pp. 1-29.
- Garbacz, S. A., Hall, G. J., Young, K., Lee, Y., Youngblom, R. K., & Houlihan, D. D. (2019). Validation study of the Family Involvement Questionnaire–Elementary Version with families in Belize. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 00, 1-6.
- Moore, E. C., Jeglum, S., Young, K., & Campbell, S. M. (2019). Self-care in supervision: How do we teach others to care for themselves? Communique, 47(8), 1, 30-31.
- American Psychological Association, Division 16, Student Affiliates of School Psychology
- National Association of School Psychologists
- Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology
- University of Wisconsin-Madison School Psychology’s Leadership Award (March 2020)