ELAINE CLARK

Curriculum Vitae

ELAINE CLARK portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychiatry
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Psychology Department
  • Professor, Educational Psychology

Research

Research Summary

Studies conducted with students include those assessing the characteristics and trajectory of ASD among female adolescents and young adults, psychiatric co-morbidity in adolescent males with ASD, and efficacy of Superheroes Social Skills program for elementary-age children with ASD including those highly victimized by bullies. Also involved in the development of a functional assessment system for bullying.

Research Statement

Primary interest is the identification and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Studies more recently have included those addressing the effectiveness of social skills training with elementary-age children with ASD (Superheroes program), psychiatric co-morbidity among adolescent males with ASD, and the characteristics and trajector of ASD among females, to name a few.  Also interested in traumatic brain injury assessment and interventions. 

Research Keywords

  • autism, assessment, social skills training, brain injuries, Interest Level: 5

Research Groups

  • Superheroes Social Skills Research Group led by E. Clark, Wm. Jenson, J. Davis, Research Professor. Educational Psychology/School Psychology . 06/01/2016 - present.
  • Meta-analysis of ABA Studies led by J. Davis, Wm. Jenson, E. Clark, Research Professor. Educational Psychology/School Psychology . 02/01/2016 - present.
  • Meta-analysis of Mystery Motivator Intervention led by J. Davis, Wm. Jenson, E. Clark, Research Professor. Educational Psychology/School Psychology . 01/25/2016 - present.
  • Autism Research Group, Research Professor. Ed Psych / School Psychology. 01/08/2013 - present.
  • Superheroes Social Skills , Research Professor. Educational Developmenta. 04/12/2005 - 11/12/2010.

Copyrights

  • Superheroes Social Skills. Pacific Northwest, Wm. Jenson, Julie Bowen, 11/10/2010.