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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

Hal C. Lewis, PhD 
          Hal C. Lewis, PhD

 

Education II South, Rm. 5124

Phone:  303-724-7640

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Hal C. Lewis, PhD

Associate Professor


 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Associate Professor, UCD (formerly UCHSC)  2004-present 

Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Denver, 2004-present

Assistant Professor, UCHSC, 2001-2004

Clinical Assistant Professor, UCHSC, 1992-2001

Assistant Professor, UCHSC, 1986-1992

Instructor, UCHSC, 1984-1986

NIMH Training Fellowship, Judge Baker Guidance Center, Boston, Mass., 1982-1983

NIMH Training Fellowship, University of Denver, 1977-1982

Preschool teacher, New Haven Rehabilitation Cntr, New Haven, Connecticut, 1975 - 1977

Teacher, North Haven High School, North Haven, Connecticut, 1973 - 1975

 

Teaching Activities:

Preparing School Psychologists to Serve Students with TBI, 2008-2009 (3 three-credit courses)

Community-Based Services in Pediatric TBI, 2007 -present                 (6 presentations)                

Lectures/Discussions for psychiatry, peds, CHAP trainees, 1986-present (18 presentations)

Community-Based Teaching, Consultation, Workshops, 1986-present (32 presentations)

Professional Issues Seminar (for Psychology Interns), 2002-2007      (8-10 interns/year)

Regional Training in Early Intervention Best Practices 1988-1998      (5 training grants)

 

Clinical Supervision and Mentorship:

  • Masters level psychology externs, 1986-present (22 externs) 
  • Predoctoral psychology interns, 1986-present (43 interns)
  • Post-doctoral psychology fellows, 1986-present (24 fellows)

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PUBLICATIONS

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Dise-Lewis J., Lewis, H. &, Reichardt, C. (2009). BrainSTARS: pilot data on a team-based intervention program for students who have acquired brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 24(3):166-77.

Hagerman, R.J., Hills, J., Scharfenaker, S., and Lewis, H.  (1999). Fragile X syndrome and selective mutism. American Journal of Medical Genetics 83:313-317.

Rogers, S. and Lewis, H. (1989). An effective day treatment model for young children with pervasive developmental disorders.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28(2): 207-214.

Rogers, S., Lewis, H., Reis, K.  (1987). An effective procedure for training early special education teams to implement a model program. Journal of the Division of Early Childhood, 11(2): 180-188.

Rogers, S., Herbison, J., Lewis, H., Reis, K., and Pantone, J.  (1986). An approach for enhancing the symbolic, communicating, and interpersonal functioning of young children with autism and severe emotional handicaps.  Journal of the Division of Early Childhood, 10(2): 135-148.

 

Grants and Contracts (since 2000):

Lewis, H. & Dise-Lewis, J. “Preservice Training of School Psychologists to Provide TBI Services.”  Approved and funded by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. July, 2008-June, 2012. $200,00 per year for four years.

Lewis, H.  “Colorado TBI Needs and Assessment and Action Planning.” Approved and funded by Colorado Department of Human Services (via federal HRSA TBI Systems Implemetation program). Part I: Needs Assessment ($43,856); Part II: Action Planning ($9,788). May, 2007.

Lewis, H., Seymour, D. & Fleming, C.UCHSC Collaborative Health Services Psychology Internship Program.” Approved and funded by Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 8/1/2004-7/31/2007, $483,229.

Lewis, H. & Fleming, C.  “UCHSC Public Psychology Internship Training Program.” Approved and funded by Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 8/1/2003- 7/31/2004, $119,546.

Dise-Lewis, J., Lohr-Calvary, M. and Lewis, H.  “The BrainSTARS Program: Strategies for Teachers and Re-Education for Students.” Approved and funded by U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. Total budget approximately $595,968, 1999-2003.

Lewis, H. and Robinson, C.  “Needs Assessment and Mobilzation of Resources for Colorado Adults with Co-Occurring Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs”. Approved and funded by Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Health and Rehabilitation Services, Division of Disability Services, 1999-2000, $12,000. 

 

Additional funding via:

Colorado LEND: Colorado Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities Training Program. Bureau Maternal & Child Health, US Department of Health and Human Services, 7/1/99 - 6/30/04.  Award # 6T73MC00011  [Year 1 (1999-00): $340,000; Year 2 (2000-01): $340,000; Year 3 (2001-02): $340,000; Year 4 (2002-03): $380,000; Year 5 (2003-04): $380,000]

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service Core. ADD, 7/1/02-6/30/07.  Award #99-DD0561-01  [Year 1 (2002-03): $382,888; Year 2 (2003-04): $397,293]

UAP Administration and Core Support. Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Agency on Children, Youth and Families, 7/1/97 - 6/30/02.  Award #90DD041402  [Year 1 (1997-98): $200,000; Year 2 (1998-99): $200,000; Year 3 (1999-00):   $200,000; Year 4 (2000-01): $200,000; Year 5 (2001-02):           $347,000]