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

Publications

  • Miller, J., Fischer, A. J., Jenson, W. R., Houlihan, D., O’Neill, R. E., & Clark, E. (in preparation). Meeting the behavioral needs for students: Integrating a Board Certification in Behavioral Analysis into school psychology training programs. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology.. In progress, 07/01/2017.
  • Clark, E., Overstreet, S., Volpe, R., Stoiber, K., & Semrud-Clikeman, M. (in press). Society for the Study of School Psychology. In M.. Burns (Ed.), Introduction to School Psychology: Controversies and current practice. New York: Oxford. In press, 06/01/2017.
  • Polakoff, B. & Clark, E. (in press). Social awareness. In R. D’Amato (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer. In press, 05/01/2017.
  • Polakoff, B. & Clark, E. (in press). Social competence. In R. D’Amato (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2nd Edition. New York: Springer. In progress, 05/01/2017.
  • Jenson, W. R., Sprick, J., Clark, E., & Bowen, J. (in press). Functional behavior assessment of bullying behavior (FBAB). Eugene, OR: Pacific Northwest Publishing. In press, 03/01/2017.
  • Block, H., Radley, K., Jenson, W., Clark, E. & O’Neill (2015). Effects of multimedia social skills program in increasing social responses and initiations of children with autism spectrum disorder. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 3, 16-24. Published, 08/04/2015.
  • Jenson, W. R., Clark, E., Bowen, J., Howard, B., Ramos, V., Weeks, J., Thacker, M., Masjzak, H., Pfieger, C. (in press). Functional behavior assessment of bullying behavior (FBAB). Eugene, OR: Pacific Northwest Publishing. In press, 06/01/2015.
  • Clark, E., Radley, K., Huber, R., & Jenson, W. (2015). Neuropsychology of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Men. In R. D’Amato & C. Zarnoff (Eds.), Neuropsychology of Men.. Published, 04/01/2015.
  • Radley, K., Jenson, W., Clark, E. Hood, J., & Nicholas, P. (2014). Using a multimedia social skills intervention to increase social engagement of children with autism spectrum disorder. Intervention in School and Clinic, 50(1), 22-28. Published, 07/03/2014.
  • Clark, E., Radley, K., & Phosaly, L. (2014). Best practices in assessment and intervention of children with high functioning autism spectrum disorders. In A. Thomas and P. Harrison (Eds), Best Practices in School Psychology-Sixth Volume. Maryland: NASP Publications. Published, 05/22/2014.
  • King, B., Radley, K., Jenson, W., Clark, E., & O’Neill, R. (2014). Utilization of video modeling combined with self-monitoring to increase rates of on-task behavior. Behavioral Interventions. Published, 04/01/2014.
  • Radley, K., Jenson, W. R., Clark, E. & O’Neill, R. (2014). The feasibility and effects of a parent facilitated social skills training program on social engagement of children with autism spectrum disorder. Psychology in the Schools, 51, 241-255. . Published, 01/23/2014.
  • Radley, K., Jenson, W., Clark, E. Hood, J., & Nicholas, P. (in press). Effects of video-based and didactically-presented social skills training for children with autism spectrum disorders. Intervention in School and Clinic. Accepted, 12/15/2013.
  • Radley, K., Jenson, W. R., Clark, E. & O’Neill, R. (2014). The feasibility and effects of a parent facilitated social skills training program on social engagement of children with autism spectrum disorder. Psychology in the Schools, 51, 241-255. . Accepted, 12/13/2013.
  • Backner, W., Clark, E., Jenson, W., Gardner, M., & Kahn, J. (2013). Psychiatric co-morbidity of adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 1(4), 259-268. Published, 11/20/2013.
  • Clark, E., Radley, K., & Phosaly, L. (2014). Assessment and Interventins with Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. In A. Thomas and P. Harrison (Eds), Best Practices in School Psychology, 6th edition. Silver Springs, MD: NASP. In press, 10/03/2013.
  • Weeks, H., tadler, S., Smith, K., Iabcob, E., White, A., Landvateer, J., Chelune, G., Suchy, Y, Clark, E., et al. (2013). Antidepressant and neurocognitive effects of isoflurane anesthesia versus electroconvulsive therapy in refractory depression. PLosS ONE 8(7): e69809 doi: 10.137/journal/pone.0069809. Published, 07/26/2013.
  • Jenson, W. R., Clark, E., Bowen, J., Howard, B., Ramos, V., Weeks, J., Thacker, M., Majszak, H., Pflieger, C. (in press). Functional behavior assessment of bullying behavior (FBAB). Eugene, OR: Pacific Northwest Publishing. In press, 11/2012.

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

Presentations

  • Polakoff, B., Davis, J., Jenson, W., Havlik, K., Henrie, K., & Clark, E. (February, 2017). Mystery Motivators: A practical guide to intervention supported by meta-analysis. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/01/2016.
  • Jack Bardon Distinguished Service Award Speech; Division 16, APA (August 7, 2016). APA Convention, Denver Colorado. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 08/07/2016.
  • Miller, Jenson, Houlihan, O'Neill, Clark, Fischer. BCBA survey: The future for school psychologists. Paper prepared for presentation at NASP, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/13/2016.
  • Phosaly, Majszak, Jenson, Clark. An errorless approach to increasing compliance in children with ASD. Paper prepared for presentation at NASP, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/12/2016.
  • Knorr, Lopach, Jenson, & Clark. Electronic Daily note card: Collaborating for student improvement. Paper prepared for presentation at NASP, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/11/2016.
  • Jones, Jenson, Clark, Olympia. Timeout use: A national survey of current trends. Preparation of paper for presentation at NASP, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/10/2016.
  • Hood, Jenson, Clark, Block, Fischer. Empirically-based intervention training using teleconsultation and Superheroes Social Skills. Paper prepared for symposium presentation at NASP, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/10/2016.
  • Lopach, Jenson, & Clark. Electronic homenotes: Increasing on task behavior and parental collaboration. Paper presented at NASP, 2016. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/10/2016.
  • Jones, T., Olympia, D., Farley, M. Clark, E. & DeWitt, S. (2014, August). Impact of autism spectrum disorders in higher education. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association annual meeting (Washington DC). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/10/2014.
  • Clark, E. (2014, August). Invited Symposium Discussant, Autism Spectrum Disorders in public schools: Using research to inform school-based practices. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association annual meeting (Washington DC). Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/07/2014.
  • Howard, B., Clark, E., O’Neill, R. (2014, February). Strong Start program evaluation with preschoolers who have emotional disturbance. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/19/2014.
  • Howard, B., Weeks, J., Ramos-Matias, Majszak, H., Clark, E. (2014, February). Strong Start program evaluation with preschoolers who have emotional disturbance. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Washington DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 12/20/2013.
  • Clark, E. (2014, August). Autism spectrum disorder in public schools: Using research to inform school-based service. Invited discussant of symposium by S.S. Mira, C. Brewton, R. Halpearn-Fein, M. Johnson, K. Nowell, K. Hilliard, et al., at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 11/12/2013.
  • Jones, T., Olympia, D., Farley, M., & Clark, E. (2013, August). Impact of autism spectrum disorders on higher education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/04/2013.
  • Wanzek, M., Clark, E., Farley, M., Connelly, J., Pompa, J., Gardner, M. & Goldman, S. (2013, August). Symptom manifestation and trajectory of females with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/03/2013.
  • Thacker, M., Howard, B., Pflierger, C., Weeks, J., Phosaly, L., Ramos Matias, V., Majszak, H., Jenson, W., & Clark, E. (2013, August). Functional behavioral assessment: Addressing bullying and truancy in schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/03/2013.
  • Backner, W., Clark, E., Jenson, W., Gardner, M, Kahn, J., & Pompa J. (2013, August). Awareness of psychiatric problems of adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu HI. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/02/2013.
  • Radley, K., Jenson, W., Clark, E. (2013, May). Superheroes social skills for children with autism spectrum disorder: Effects of multicomponent social skills training program on acquisition, generalization, and maintenance of target social skills. Paper presented at International Meeting for Autism Researchers, San Sebastian, Spain. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 05/03/2013.
  • Radley, K., Clark, E., Jenson, W. (2013, February). Social skills training using parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Accepted, 08/2012. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 02/12/2013.
  • Radley, K., Clark, E., Jenson, W. (2013, February). Social skills training using parents of children with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 08/2012.
  • Jenson, W., Week, J., Majszak, H., Howard, B., Ramos Matias, V., Phosaly, L., Thacker, M., Clark, E. (2013). Functional Behavioral Asessment: Addressing Bullying and Truancy in Schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 08/2012.
  • Backner, W., Clark, E., Jenson, W., Gardner, M, Pompa J. (2013). Psychiatric problems and self-awareness of adolescents with autism spectrum disorders. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists, Seattle, WA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 08/2012.
  • Clark, E., Jenson, W., Olympia, D., Pompa, J., Venegas, J., Wanzek, M., Radley, K., Gabrielsen, T., Theodosis, N., & Huber, R. (2010, August). Preparing School Psychology workforce to work with individuals with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Backner, W., Jenson, W., & Clark, E., & Olympia, D. (2010, August). Meta-analysis of behavioral interventions for autism: Community versus university director. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Hood, J., Block, H., Radley, K., Gabrielsen, T., Springer, B., Jenson, W., Clark, E., & Bowen, J. (2010, August). Cross-validation of empirically-based social skills program for children with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Kuhn, L., Clark, E., Olympia, D., Pompa, J., O’Neil, R. (2010, August). Investigation of classroom-based group ABA for children with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 08/2010.
  • Radley, K., Hood, J., Block, H., Jenson, W., Clark, E., Bowen, E. (2010, July). Investigation of the superheroes approach to social skills training of children with autism. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International School Psychology Association (ISPA), Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 07/2010.
  • Radley, K., Block, H., Gabrielsen, T., Hood, J., Springer, B, Jenson, W., Clark, E., & Bowen, J. (2010, March). Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism: A Superheroes Approach. Paperpresented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 03/05/2010.
  • Hood, J., Radley, K., Gabrielsen, T., Block, H., Hood, J., Springer, B, Jenson, W., Clark, E., & Bowen, J. (2010, March). Superheroes Social Skills: Evidence based Manualized Multimedia Program for Autism. Workshop presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Accepted, 03/04/2010.
  • Backner, W., Jenson, W., & Clark, E. (2010, March). Meta-analysis of early interventions for autism. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), Chicago, IL. Conference Paper, Refereed, Presented, 03/2010.

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.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China

Copyrights

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