|Sara White, Ph.D., BCBA-D
LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST, BEHAVIOR ANALYST
|Education:||BSC, Psychology, University of British Columbia, 1996
MA, Clinical Psychology, University of the Pacific, 2000
PhD, Binghamton University, 2005
|Internship Training:||General Psychology Internship
Geisinger Medical Center, July 2004 – June 2005
|Post Doctoral Training:||Specialized Instructional Coordinator
Institute for Child Development, July 2005 - July
|Board Certifications:||Board Certified Behavior Analyst, 2000 to present|
|Professional Memberships:||Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy
Association for Behavior Analysis
British Columbia Association for Behavior Analysis
|Selected Publications:|| Gillis, J.M., Smith, K, & White, S. (2011). Toilet Training. In James K Luiselli (Ed), Teaching and Behavior Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Practitioners Guide. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Romanczyk, R.G. & Gillis, J.M., White S., & DiGennaro, F. (2008). Comprehensive treatment packages for ASD: Perceived vs proven effectiveness. In Johnny Matson (Ed), Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence Based Assessment and Treatment Across the Lifespan. Cambridge, MA: Elsevier Science
Romanczyk, R.G., White, S., & Gillis, J.M. (2005). Social skills versus skilled social behavior: A problematic distinction in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention, 2(3), 177-193.
|Selected Conference Presentations:|| Theroux, K. & White, S.J. (2010, November). Co-Treatment of Individuals With Developmental Disabilities Using Applied Behavior Analysis and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Poster presented at the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapy, San Francisco, CA.
Romanczyk, R.G., Gillis, J.M., & White, S.J. (2006, November). Translational Research in Anxiety and Social Skills in the Treatment of Autism: Differential Success in Behavioral vs. Neuroscience Research. Panel discussion presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Chicago, IL.
|Selected Service:||In-service Training and Educational Workshops. Offered privately, but housed inside independent agencies or schools, on-going.
Instructor, Foundations of Autism, Surrey College, 2008 - present.
|Selected Community Board Participation|| British Columbia Association for Behavior Analysis. Member at Large. 2008 – 2011.
British Columbia Association for Behavior Analysis. Conference Committee Co-Chair. 2008 – 2011.
Autism Society of British Columbia. Member of the Board of Directors. 2007 – present.