Arlene Dworkin Kaye, M.S., CCC-SLP
Children’s Behavioral Services (CBS) Clinical Director
Ms.Dworkin Kaye, M.S., CCC/SLP is Clinical Director of Children’s Behavioral Services (CBS) at Benhaven, Inc. A Board-Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Speech and Language Pathologist she created and has administrated the program since 2017.
Prior to joining Benhaven, Ms. Dworkin Kaye was employed by a private agency, public school districts statewide, and CREC’s River Street Program for Young Children with Autism. In addition, she was instrumental in crafting the first Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) course sequence to be approved inside of a Communications Disorders Program through Elms College. She also taught required BACB core courses as an instructor at Elms. She currently serves as a director on the board of CTABA, the Connecticut state behavior analytic organization.
Arlene received her master’s degree in Communications Disorders from Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), New Haven, Connecticut in 1978 and her certification as a BCBA in 2007 after completing her coursework through the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Massachusetts. She has been a presenter at a variety of conferences including CT-ABA, ABAI, BABAT, ASHA & CSHA, and has been an invited speaker at school events in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
An editor of Behavior Analysis for A Lasting Change, First Edition and author of Getting To Know ME: A Primer About Autism Spectrum Disorders, Ms. Dworkin Kaye has demonstrated skills as both a practitioner and writer. With over 40 years of experience providing services to children with developmental disabilities, she wakes up each day, excited to see positive growth in the children, families, and staff that are part of the Benhaven CBS family!