Janie Funk, Ph.D.

Project Coordinator, NCED
Janie Funk


Janie Funk serves as a Licensed Behavior Analyst for the Positive Behavior Support of Nevada System of Care Project.

Funk has provided behavior-analytic services in Northern Nevada since 2012. She became a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst in 2016, graduated from NvLEND in 2017, and earned her doctoral degree in 2020 from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her clinical expertise includes providing assessment, direct services, and consultation for families and caretakers of children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities with co-occurring mental health disorders. She also has experience with statewide program evaluation and developing behavioral services policies for state agencies. 


  • B.S., McPherson College
  • M.A., University of Nevada, Reno
  • Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno