Kelly Schieltz

  • Assistant Teaching Professor

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessment and treatment of severe challenging behaviors displayed by individuals with and without developmental disabilities
  • Assessment of the interaction between academic skill issues and challenging behavior issues displayed by school-aged children
  • Providing applied behavior analytic services via telehealth


Kelly Schieltz received her Ph.D. in School Psychology with an emphasis in applied behavior analysis from the University of Iowa. She is a licensed psychologist, Board Certified Behavior Analyst, licensed behavior analyst, and a health service psychologist. Her clinical work and primary research interests focus on applied behavior analytic approaches to severe challenging behavior (e.g., self-injury, aggression, property destruction, noncompliance) displayed by individuals with and without developmental disabilities. This work has been conducted across settings (e.g., homes, schools, clinics) and service delivery models (e.g., in person, via telehealth). In addition, she consults on the Family Access Center of Excellence (FACE) county-funded grant, and directs the Behavioral and Psychoeducational Clinic located within FACE.