Anissa Jepsen, Ed.D., BCBA, LBA-SD is a highly motivated professional with over 25 years of experience in adult education, training and development, human capital, and behavior management. She is new to the field of ABA (BCBA, 2023), although her children remind her she has been “doing ABA” since they were born!
Dr. Jepsen prides herself on being a lifelong learner, after attending school for over 22 (!) years where she obtained her B.S. in Business, M.S. in Organizational Psychology, Post-Masters Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, a Doctoral degree in Education, and a certification in OBM, and now is an adjunct professor in addition to serving as K-Now’s OBM Specialist.
Dr. Jepsen also has always had a passion for youth development and has proven successful in leveraging educational and behavioral theories and methodologies to design, develop, and deliver successful programming. She works hard to provide culturally responsive, assent-based care to East African business owners, families, and clients, where the prevalence of Autism is high and awareness, education, and services are in great demand.
Dr. Jepsen has presented at state and national conferences, including APBA, CASP, and WIBA focusing on topics such as managing remote ABA employees, telehealth to underserved populations, organizational development and best practices in ABA, and cultural awareness in caregiver support and programming.
Dr. Jepsen is a mom to three. Britt, her oldest is the founder of K-Now, Taylor is a Social Worker, and her youngest, Kyler is a graphic designer. She is the wife of a disabled Navy veteran, Shane, and grandmother to five amazing grandchildren. Anissa loves to spend time exploring the Black Hills by motorcycle or Jeep, traveling, and spending time with her family.
What is your favorite part of working at K-Now?
I love our team! We have a great group of people who are focused on the K-Now Mission and Vision. We work together and support each other with to ensure we are providing family-focused, positive ABA services to our clients.