KENNETH B. CAIRNS, PH.D.

Kenneth B. Cairns, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist with 25 years of experience conducting and overseeing the delivery of mental health services to individuals with severe mood and personality disorders. Dr. Cairns received his graduate education at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. Since that time, he has spent nearly 19 years providing and overseeing the delivery of mental health services to individuals incarcerated in the Pennsylvania state correctional system. In this capacity, Dr. Cairns has worked with numerous individuals with severe personality and behavioral disorders. At the present time, he oversees the delivery of mental health services to individuals in nine state correctional institutions.

 

Dr. Cairns has instructed undergraduate coursework in psychology and criminology at the University of Pittsburgh and Seton Hill University. He has also instructed graduate-level courses in behavioral analysis at Waynesburg University.  He has trained law enforcement officers, negotiators, psychologists, and allied health care professionals. Dr. Cairns lectures frequently on topics including personality disorders, psychopathy, behavioral analysis, serial killers, mental preparedness, situational awareness, and a variety of other topics.





Speaker Disclosures:



Financial: Kenneth Cairns has an employment relationship with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.



Non-financial: Kenneth Cairns has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.