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Sara White, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Sara White, Ph.D., BCBA-D
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.