Kadie completed her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2014. She has a ten-year clinical work history of providing in-home, community-based, and residential mental health services to families involved in child welfare, juvenile justice, and adult justice systems. Her research work has focused on resilience factors in parent-child relationship dynamics and evidence-based preventive interventions for families. She joined ADAPT in 2016 as a research assistant, and began managing the behavioral Coding Lab working with the observational data in the ADAPT projects. Kadie is working on her PhD in Family Social Science with the Couple and Family Therapy specialization.