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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology

 Jason Williams, PsyD, MS Ed
     Jason Williams, PsyD, MS Ed

The Children's Hospital  Gary Pavillion Fourth Floor
Email:  Dr. Williams

 

Jason Williams, PsyD, MS Ed

Assistant Professor


 
 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS, PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS, AND HONORS

Positions and Employment:

Training Director (2007-Present) 

Work in collaboration with The Children’s Hospital faculty to administer a full-time predoctoral internship, and part-time externship

Clinical Director-Disruptive Behaviors Clinic

Licensed Psychologist (2007-Present)

As Licensed Psychologist at Children’s Hospital, providing outpatient psychotherapy, psychological assessment, consultation/liaisons services, and individual supervision of pre- and post-doctoral psychology trainees.

Teaching Activities:

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver (2007-Present)

Course Director-Treatment and Diagnosis

Course Director-Psychological Assessment

Faculty Mentor (University of Southern California): Professionalism and the Practice of Medicine (2005-2007)

Mentor first year medical students in development of a professional role in the areas of communication, social and community context of health care, ethical judgment, self-awareness, self-care, and personal growth, professionalism and life-long learning.  

Faculty: Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Subspecialty Fellowship Training Program (2004-2007) 

Teach pediatric residents/fellows proficiency in teaching --- specifically 1) how to give a lecture; 2) small group teaching, and 3) case based learning.  The emphasis is on professional academic development, and insight on how to organize and present their academic achievements. 

 

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics: Keck School of Medicine

(April 2003-2007)

Deliver lectures to medical students, pediatric residents and interns, psychology and interdisciplinary trainees.  Precept pediatric residents and interns in residency clinic. Supervise Psychology interns and fellows. Coordinate post-graduate continuing education programs for telemedicine project. 

 

Other Teaching Responsibilities

Adjunct Professor of Psychology: Fuller Theological Seminary 

(1998-2007)

Serving as Field Supervisor, providing supervised predoctoral training to students.

 

Clinical Activities:

Disruptive Behaviors Clinic

Licensed Psychologist (2007-Present)

As Licensed Psychologist at Children’s Hospital, providing outpatient psychotherapy, psychological assessment, consultation/liaisons services, and individual supervision of pre- and post-doctoral psychology trainees.

 

Scholarship and Publications:

Colegrove, R.W., Homayounjam, H, Williams, J.D., Hanken, J. (2001) Reducing the Overidentification of Childhood ADHD: A stepwise diagnostic model.  ADHD Report, August.

Schlaerth, A., Kreutzer, C, Williams, J. (2002).  Video Teleconference Procedures Manual: Telemedicine Networks for Californians with Developmental Disabilities. USC UCEDD, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles in collaboration with Kern, North Bay, and Valley Mountain Regional Centers. Project supported by the California Telehealth & Telemedicine Center, Network Grant #118

Williams, J.D. & Debeer, M. (2004).  Unwiring with Wi-Fi and cellular technologies.  Behavioral Health Management.  January/February, Vol 24, #1.

Williams, J.D., Bentley, B., Debeer, M., & Colegrove, R. (September 2004). The utility of a computerized clinical tracking system for a mental health agency.  Amplifier, Winter Issue, APA Division 46 newsletter.

Williams, J.D. & DeBeer, M (2005).  Bringing new rhythms to care:  How one provider went from the paper suffle to the electronic slide. Behavioral Health Management.  May/June, Vol 25, #3.

Interview:

Williams, J.D. (2000). Interviewed by the CBS News Regarding the Use of Technology in Diagnosing ADHD in childhood.

Colegrove, R.W., Williams, J.D., Homayounjam, H., Mann, N.L., & Hanken, J. (April 1999) Use of continuous performance measures in the diagnosis of attention deficit disorders.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologist, Las Vegas, NV.

Colegrove, R.W., Williams, J.D., Homayounjam, H., Hanken, J., & Horton, N.L. (1999). The utility of behavior checklist in the diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorders.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA

Homayounjam, H., Hanken, J., Colegrove, R.W., Williams, J.D., Horton, N.L. (1999). Correlations between child behavior profiles and parenting stress in ADHD.  Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Gold, J.I., Reger,G.M., Rizzo, A., Augustine, R., van Rooyen, A., Williams, J.D., Joseph, M., Pattengale, P., Inderlied, C. (June 2003).  Efficacy of virtual reality for attenuating child pain during venipuncture: preliminary results.  8th Annual Poster Session, Childerns Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles

Williams, J.D. & Hudson, B. O. (April 2003).   Enhancing intern interdisciplinary and cultural competency.  Poster presented at the 2003 Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Membership conference, Orlando, Florida.

Colegrove, R., Williams, J.D. (August 2003).  Enhancing Accurate Assessment of ADHD Symptoms: A Stepwise Model. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada

Reger, G.M., Gold, J, Rizzo, A.A., Buckwalter, G, Augustine, R, van Rooyen, A, & Williams, J.D. (November 2003).  Evaluating the effectiveness of virtual reality for pediatric pain distraction.  Poster presented at the 37th annual convention of the Association for advancement of behavioral therapy.

Nunez, S.C., Baumeister, B. , Gonzales-Morkos, B., Hering, M., Johns, A. and Williams, J.D. (2004).  Practical utility of the Minnesota Supervisory Inventory: a qualitative study.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Tonelli, K., Williams, J.D., Henderson, A.D. Examination of the psychometric properties of child & parent symptomatology in a trauma exposed population.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Williams, J.D., Apling, G, Bentley, B., & Hudson, B.O. (February 2005).  GPE’s impact on psychology training at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.  Poster presentation California Psychology Association, Division II conference, Manhattan Beach, California

Williams, M, Williams, J.D., Matic, T, Coffee, D. (March 2006).  Implementing an Evidence-Based Intervention for Young Children with Disruptive Behaviors.   Poster presentation 2006 AMCHP Annual Conference: Early Childhood: Building the Foundation for Lifelong Health, Arlington, Virginia

 

Grants and Contracts:

 Training Director: Enhancing Interdisciplinary and Cultural Competence in the Psychology Internship, Bureau of Health Practitioners, General Psychology Education (GPE) Grant, 2002

 Training Director: Enhancing Cultural and Linguist Competence Training, Bureau of Health Practitioners, General Psychology Education (GPE) Grant, 2004-2007

 Co-Researcher: Validation of Children’s appraisals of inter-parental conflict may by race/ethnicity using self-report measures.